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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.

January 2020

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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: 26th January 2020

Price per person: £150

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

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February 2020

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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: 15th February 2020

Price per person: £150

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

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June 2020

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Summer Jams, Jellies and Cordials Course

Join us for this lovely Summer Jams, Jellies and Cordials course that focuses on traditional methods of preserving the season’s best soft fruits. You’ll learn how to make the most of their gorgeous flavours with classic jams, jellies and cordials that’ll preserve a taste of the sunshine well into the autumn and winter (provided you can resist them that long). Skills • Preparing ingredients • Simmering and boiling ingredients • Potting jam and jelly and safe storage • How to…

Course date: 27th June 2020

Price per person: £150

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

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