The Chiswick Cookbook Festival

Second year for the event which celebrates food and raises money for charity

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The second year of The Cookbook Festival kicks off this week with a varied line-up of chefs; every single one with their own fascinating approach to cooking and inspirational stories to share.

The events include Indian summer lunches, Danish food feasts, to workshops on modern cheesemaking and thai cooking.

Local cooks such as Lindsay Bareham (talking to Rodney Macken on Saturday 14 September) and Jo Pratt will also be taking part.

Ruth Wood of Crucial Cafe (Hogarth Club) will be talking vegan recipes .

The full line up is here and you can also book tickets.

The Chiswick Book Festival and the Cookbook Festival are non-profit-making community events, raising money for charities, including St Michael & All Angels Church, which hosts and runs the Chiswick Book Festival as part of its community outreach. Since 2009, around £80,000 has been raised for these causes.

They continue to support two reading charities - InterAct Stroke Support, which commissions actors to read to stroke patients and Doorstep Library, which brings books and the magic of reading to the homes of children in some of London's most disadvantaged areas.

This year, they will support a new charity – The Felix Project, which saves surplus food from suppliers and delivers it to charities and schools in London, to help reduce waste and relieve food poverty.

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September 7, 2019

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