Pickling, Preserving and Fermenting Class

Learn to preserve food in traditional ways and enhance your seasonal cooking game at this Hertfordshire class.


The Cooking Academy
The Cooking Academy
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6 hours Class size 4 to 20     label £199

Pickling, preserving and fermenting are among some of the oldest methods of food preservation and thanks to a new wave of chefs, these processes have become super cool again.

Preserving is great fun and ticks all the boxes for seasonality and zero waste without requiring specialist equipment.

Learn to pickle, preserve and ferment at this cooking class in Hertfordshire and learn some great skills for getting the most out of your food each season.

During this cooking class, you'll be guided through a variety of methods and recipes, which will change with the seasons. You will learn how to pickle, preserve and ferment like a pro to create delicious and nutritious staples to enjoy all year round and learn about the best go-to pairings to complement your preserves and pickles.

You’ll learn to create a range of pickles, preserves and ferments, including:

  • Tomato kasundi.
  • Sweet chilli jam.
  • Summer berry jam with lemon thyme.
  • Korean kimchi.
  • Boozy gin.
  • Pickled cucumbers.

Recipes will change according to the seasons so you can be sure to be making something in season at the time of your workshop. You'll enjoy a delicious lunch as part of your class, prepared by you! It's a lovely chance to sit down and reflect on your learning and all the fun techniques you've tried.

Your chef tutor will explain the reasons behind the methods used and assist you in getting hands-on with practical preserving processes and techniques. Throughout the session, you'll pick up a wealth of tips on how to get the best out of seasonal produce.

Once you know how, preserving can become addictive! When you finally depart the class clutching an armful of goodies you may find that you have acquired the pickling bug!


What you'll get
  • All the ingredients you need to create a selection of preserved food to take home.
  • Lunch (prepared by you!) and wine, beer or soft drinks.
Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for a team building activity, birthday or hen do.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

The Cooking Academy - Silverwood, London Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Pickling, Preserving and Fermenting Class location
Your teacher
The Cooking Academy
The Cooking Academy

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The Cooking Academy teaches people how to prepare and cook food from around the world in a professional, enthusiastic, creative and enjoyable way. We are unique in our approach to cookery by putting ingredients and their beneficial health properties at the heart of everything we teach.

We run a wide range of publicly available classes, social events for families and groups of friends. We also have an extensive corporate client base for whom we provide team-building events as well as corporate entertainment & hospitality events.

Our cookery school classes are entirely hands-on and taught by expert chefs in a home-from-home kitchen environment. Our ethos is to explain the chemical composition, Ayurvedic and herbal values of food so that recipes are nutritionally rich, look visually appealing, and taste divine. Our cookery classes and corporate events will change your perspective of food with a teaching methodology that makes no assumptions of your starting position but rather takes you by the hand on a journey of discovery, peppered with lots of hints and tips to give a technical understanding of why certain processes are necessary in cooking to broaden your knowledge.

Our recipes are straightforward to replicate at home and we always use fresh, ethically-sourced ingredients. We work in small groups so that the personal relationship with your chef and your fellow students can add to the richness of the day, whilst ensuring that everyone receives the right amount of one-to-one tutoring and the full attention of the chef taking the class.

We aim to be second to none in our marketplace, where you truly have a wonderful experience as well as learn skills that you can use for many years to come.

More about this class

This teacher has a 5.0 average rating (out of 5) on Facebook, with 205+ reviews

This class is also covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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