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Vivien Lloyd

Vivien Lloyd has 25 years’ experience of making, judging and demonstrating preserves. She tests all her recipes in her beautiful Somerset kitchen, using locally-sourced produce, often from her own orchard.  She is passionate about her craft and is a keen advocate of traditional preserve making. Over the years, she has won many competitions for preserves at both local and national levels. In 2008 she won “Best of the Best” at the World’s Original Marmalade Festival and in 2012 Vivien won Fortnum and Mason’s Chutney Challenge.

November 2020

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Edible Gifts Course

The perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit – join us for a lovely cosy day in the Vale House Kitchen classroom, making delicious seasonal delights for your friends and family. On this Edible Gifts Course you'll go home with some fabulous ready-made gifts and plenty of recipe ideas and inspiration! Skills • Baking biscuits and pies • Bottling and storing liqueurs • Packaging gifts • Potting preserves and safe storage • Preparing ingredients • Selecting and safe use…

Course date: 21st November 2020

Price per person: £175

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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January 2021

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Marmalade Making Course

There’s nothing quite like hot buttered toast topped with gorgeously tangy marmalade – and if you’ve only ever tasted supermarket versions, you’ll be blown away by the difference between that and the proper homemade stuff. Join us on this Marmalade Making Course with expert Vivien Lloyd, winner of multiple high-profile awards for her marmalade recipes. Skills • Shredding peel • Simmering and boiling ingredients • Selecting the best Seville oranges • Testing for pectin • Identifying setting point • Selecting…

Course date: 30th January 2021

Price per person: £175

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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