Introduction to Fermenting Vegetables, probiotics & Kefir- a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Cycle Cafe near Penrith and Ullswater


Duration: 1 day

Price: £75

Run by: Quirky Workshops at Greystoke Cycle Cafe

Contact: Annie Swarbrick

01768 483984

Greystoke Cycle Cafe
Greystoke
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0UT

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About the Course

Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents.

In this hands on workshop, we will cover simple fermentation methods, their endless benefits, and issues that might crop up. Bring an apron, prepare to get your hands messy, and possibly purple! Through adding salt to raw food we can preserve our organic (or otherwise) home grown grown produce complete with its entire micro nutrient benefit as well as further as benefitting further from nutrients and microbes created during the subsequent fermenting process. A double whammy of considerable health benefits and most delicious vegetables can be stored raw this way.

You will leave with jars of your own delicious sauerkraut and another of dillee veg, at the very start of its fermenting journey, plus the knowledge, enthusiasm and confidence to be creative and experiment with your very own home fermentations. Eve will bring along some jars for purchase on the day (£3) or feel free to bring your own from home. There will be an ingredients charge on the day of between £5 payable directly to the tutor on the day.

Our 2017 course dates will be available by email in early November 2016. If you wish to receive this NEW course programme email as soon as they are released (a week or so before being put onto various other websites) please use the 'Stay in Touch' icon at the top of each webpage on OUR WEBSITE (link above) to join our database. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Welcome drinks : fresh coffee & home made biscuits, a lovely 2 course Aga lunch served in our farmhouse kitchen or outside in the Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden as soon as it's warm enough. To finish off the day, a freshly made Cream Tea (including Aga-baked scones, cream and jam).

Our days are considered special treats; many come back time and time again and often combine it with a short break to the Lake District.

We have been hosting and organising 'Quirky Workshops' since 2005 from our friendly family run Cycle Cafe Tea Garden on the northern fringes of the Lake District. All our tutors are carefully hand selected experts and professionals and many considered as leading nationally in their field.



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