Return of the Larder: Abundant Harvest [online]

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Abundant Harvest Daphne Lambert
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Wed 16Sep 20

A Late Summer Masterclass

Facilitator: Daphne Lambert

In this charming masterclass, expert Daphne Lambert will share her skill, technique and know-how in the art of preservation. We will make preserves to enliven dishes, from the abundant harvest that is our late summer gardens, nearby hedgerows, and the great outdoors.


Event time: Wed 16th Sep 2020 at 7:00pm - Wed 16th Sep 2020 at 9:00pm

As summer slips away and the autumn equinox fast approaches there is much to harvest in the hedgerows, woods and garden. This is the perfect time to get creative, and carefully preserve the abundant harvest. Many foods like rose-hips, crabapples, hazelnuts & mushrooms have been gathered to eat since prehistoric times.

Whilst we can only muse about the way our ancestors, over 10,000 years ago, prepared the food they gathered, there are plenty of stories and recipes to share from more recent history.

Stories go hand in hand with food, as does culture. Sowing &  harvesting, cooking & eating – food is a rich mosaic of traditions, cultures and ways of relating with each other and the living resources of the earth.

In this masterclass, we will make rosehip syrup, crabapple verjus, hazelnut liquor and a rich mushroom ketchup. These simple methods of preparation that have been passed down through the generations and will give you a store of delights for the winter months.

In the final part of the session there will be a Q&A to look at any particular plant you would like to preserve. You are invited to bring a family recipe or two for a short sharing to close.


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£25 Standard Ticket


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Practical Information

The course will be held in real time with the tutors via the Zoom platform. Sign up to this platform is free. You will need a laptop, computer, tablet or a smartphone – with an in-built camera and microphone – and a reliable internet connection. We will provide more information and joining instructions in advance of the first session.

Recordings will be available for 30 days after course close as a way to support all participants in receiving the information.

Daphne Lambert

Daphne has cooked, studied, taught & written about food all her adult life. She has run a nutritional consultancy practice for over 25 years working with schools, colleges and organisations looking at ways to nourish well being. Daphne is the founding member of Greencuisine Trust and brings her passion for food that truly nourishes, body, mind & soul, together with diverse experiences in the world of food, to her work as a nutritionist & educator within the Trust.

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"I really enjoyed my experience on courses with Daphne Lambert. She is an excellent teacher who shares her thorough, up to date knowledge about nutrition and the impact of our food choices on the planet. "

- Susie van Marle

"Daphne demonstrates her extensive skills with confidence, attention to detail and humour. I strongly recommend her courses."