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Learn how to culture pickles and ferment vegetables with our cooking short courses in Sydney!

Join author and wholefood educator, Marcea Klein, for a class full of gutsy goodness, as you learn all about fermenting and pickling the pick of the season’s organic fruit and veg.

You’ll come away with a whole lot of knowledge on how to prepare your own wild ferments (that’s when you use the liquid that you extract from the produce, no starter required), wild brine ferments and miso pickles. You’ll discover how you can add them into your daily diet, and why they’re so good for you. There’ll also be a demo on how to pickle with miso, plus a tasting of “ones we prepared earlier”.

Plus, you’ll take two wild ferments to be cared for at home later… two-jars-full!

What will be covered in this fermenting & pickling course?

  • some history and background on wild fermentation and naturally cultured pickled vegetables
  • what fruits/vegetables work best
  • why ferments and naturally cultured pickles are so good for you
  • how to incorporate these foods into your daily diet, including recipes and tips
  • sterilizing your containers for food safety and success
  • how to make seasonal vegetable and/or fruit ferments

Please Note: This fermenting and pickling course is suitable for people who are gluten intolerant, vegan and/or vegetarian. We are not able to provide substitute ingredients for people with allergies.

Who is this fermenting & pickling course for?

Beginners and more experienced cooks who want to develop their skills.

Course venue 

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

If driving, there is no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street.

What to bring to class

  • Bring an apron
  • Wear closed in shoes
  • If you have long hair, tie it back

Everything is provided, including:

  • a wide range of seasonal organic fruit, veg and herbs to choose from
  • quality glass preserving jars for you to take home (1 × 225ml and 1 × 500ml)

Additional information

  • Accessibility: Please note there is no level access to the room for this class. Access is via approx. 20 steps.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: The course was really achievable in an hour... lots of extra information about health aspects of the process... The tutor didn't introduce herself and students to each other. I think for online classes this is a must... Things became more friendly as the hour went on.

  • said: Simple ways to ferment was eye opening to me. Great class great teacher, great assistant.

  • said: I enjoyed learning more about foods which are tasty and good for my health in a friendly environment.

  • said: 5 STARS

  • said: Great course. Can't wait to experiment

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