John Bayley smiles ruefully and measures out the size of a small banquet with his hands as he talks about his last 'blow-out' carnivorous Christmas, around 15 years ago - coming from the now well-respected vegan cook with his own catering company (Cashew Catering), and the Head Chef at Tilton House, this was clearly a turning-point in his life.
Robin van Creveld (aka Lewes Community Chef) is a familiar face on the Lewes food scene. His bread clubs are going down a storm, his passion is infectious, and his plans for a community bakery have a growing fan-base.