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Eat Well Week at the Virtual Village Hall, 22 – 26 January   

Eat Well Week offers seasonal healthy eating inspiration for the winter months. Join us for this special week featuring deliciously simple recipes to try at home. We call these Happy Plates! Special guest, TV chef and author, Rosemary Shrager, will launch the week with a live Happy Plate cookalong, followed by live daily recipes by chefs and food influencers.

Eat Well Week and Happy Plates are part of the Royal Voluntary Service Stay Safe, Warm and Well campaign, sponsored by long-term partner Yakult, which offers people wellbeing advice and support over winter. Happy Plates are simple, tasty and nutritious dishes, made with easy-to-find ingredients identified by Yakult’s nutritionist as top foods to help boost mood. We call these recipes Happy Plates because that’s how we hope they’ll make you feel!

For more information on mood-boosting foods, visit Mood Boosting Foods - Yakult

Chef: Yuki Gomi, Japanese chef, teacher and cookery writer

Join Japanese chef, Yuki Gomi, as she demonstrates how to make Aubergine Nibidashi - tender aubergine with a warming bowl of noodle soup.

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Chef: Mike Springer, award-winning chef and owner of Big Mike’s Calypso Kitchen

Join chef Mike Springer as he demonstrates a delicious Cajun rice dish that’s packed with mood-boosting ingredients and Caribbean flavours.

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Host: Rosemary Shrager, TV chef and author

Join celebrity chef, Rosemary Shrager, as she shares a delicious Happy Plate recipe of 'Oat-Coated Chicken with Green Lentils and Roasted Red Onion'.

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Chef: Steph Miller, health nutritionist

Join health nutritionist, Steph Miller, as she demonstrates how to make a tasty traybake that’s rich in mood-boosting ingredients and great for gut health.

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