The age-old art of preserving: the Summer bounty

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 – 13:15
Precise address to be given upon booking
Donvale VIC 3111
Maria Ciavarella
0424 083057

What you will learn:

  • How to select and re-use suitable jars and how to sterilise them.
  • How to use standard kitchen equipment to make preserves, without needing to buy specialist items.
  • How to bottle fruit, and make jams, pickles and relishes and the science behind the techniques.

What you will get:

  • Recipes all of the preserves made.
  • Small (new) jars of the 4 preserves made on the day.
  • Morning tea with real coffee and home-baked goodies.
  • Preserving Basics booklet, authored by My Green Garden.
  • Tastings of other preserves made by My Green Garden.

Learn how to preserve fruits and veggies safely, using a variety of techniques. These techniques can be used on most fruit and veggies so that you learn to make your own delicious preserves, with no artificial additives and nasty numbers. No preserving background is assumed as you go through the science of how to prevent food spoilage using the preserving methods of bottling, jam-making, pickling and making relishes or chutneys using seasonal produce. Dehydrating will also be demonstrated. You will cover the jars and lids to use, safe storage and use. The workshop is fully hands-on, where you are involved from the processes from start to finish.

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