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Quickfire Questions with Matt Tebbutt

Who inspired you as a chef? 

 Marco’s book ‘White Heat’ inspired me to be a chef, but Alastair Little taught me to cook.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Definitely a big Chinese, although since visiting China recently, I’ve realised that most of my usual dishes don’t resemble anything they cook in China!

What is your go-to dinner party dish? 

I like to cook a big shoulder of Welsh Lamb in the wood oven and serve it with spicy, North African inspired salads and sides.

What is your favourite part of being in the kitchen? 

At home, I have music on, a glass of wine in hand and the kids popping in and out to taste what I’m making.

What is your top tip for amateur chefs? 

Work harder in school!! But if you must, then keep it simple and treat your ingredients with respect. Fancy and messed about with usually doesn’t taste better.

Join us at Foodies Festival Syon Park on the 26, 27, 28 May Bank Holiday to see Saturday Kitchen host Matt Tebbutt showcasing his show-stopping summer recipes! Tickets available here

Next Event

London  26th, 27th & 28th May 2018


Syon Park, London

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Syon Park, London.

Watch Great British Bake Off Winner Sophie Faldo baking live in The Cake & Desserts Theatre. Meet Michelin starred Chefs such as Atul Kochhar, Saturday Kitchen Host Matt Tebbutt, MasterChef Champion 2018 Kenny Tutt and top local chefs cooking their signature recipes in the Stoves Chefs Theatre.

Book now to see Headliners THE HOOSIERS performing on Saturday 26th May and TOPLOADER playing live on Sunday 27th May at Syon Park Foodies Festival and have a great day out with friends!

Feast in the Street Food Avenue; learn to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre; enjoy afternoon tea in the Vintage Tea Tent; taste wine, champagne and craft beer in the Drinks Theatre; buy from local producers in the Artisan Market; kids enjoy the Childrens Cookery Theatre; live music on the Live Music Stage; enter the Chilli Eating Competition; refreshing cocktails from the Bar Bus and Pimms Teapot and have a fun day out in the VIP experience.

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