It is time we start preparing our ferments for Christmas, so join us at the Greenhouses to learn about different fermentation techniques, gut health and the importance of including a variety of fermented foods in our daily diet. You will taste many delicious ferments that Jelena has prepared for this workshop and we will make piccalilli sauerkraut, zingy turshiya brined vegetables and probiotic-rich water kefir.
At the end of the workshop, you will leave with three ferments to take home and the confidence to ferment seasonally in your kitchen, year round.
If you can bring three large (c.500ml) or six smaller (c.300ml) clean, recycled jars with you, please do. If not, we have kilner jars we can supply at cost and a limited supply of recycled jars for free.
Jelena is a trained macrobiotic and wholefoods chef with a passion for fermentation. Jelena has run very popular Family Fermentation workshops for children at the Greenhouses. This time it’s the grown ups’ turn!
Jelena trained with the world-renowned macrobiotic counsellor Simon Brown between 2009 and 2011. After 12 years in news and current affairs, Jelena left her job at the BBC to pursue her passion for food full time. Jelena has in recent years led numerous macrobiotic and wholefood cooking and fermentation workshops, published nutritious recipes in the Serbian magazine Sensa, worked with private clients and wrote a bi-lingual blog for a while, focusing on healthier food choices for the whole family.
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