“Let Food Be Thy Medicine, And Let Medicine Be Thy Food.” - Hippocrates, Father of Western Medicine
The process of fermenting foods is as old as humanity. Fermenting preserves food and makes it more digestible and nutritious. Valued for its complex tastes, fermented foods are a powerful aid to digestion and a protection against disease." Asa Linéa Simonsson from Linéa Nutrition.
The class will include:
Learning the nutritional benefits of fermented foods
Making kombucha and water kefir
Learning how to make sauerkraut and kimchi
How to make nut cheeses
How to make fermented salsa and chutneys to go with the cheeses
Delicious organic plant based lunch and recipes to keep
15% discount on the day in neighbouring wholefood shop, Food for All
Åsa Linéa Simonsson is the author of 'Fermentation - how to make your own sauerkraut, kimchi, brine pickles, kefir, kombucha, vegan dairy, and more' published by Anness Publishing Ltd. Asa grew up making ferments in her native Sweden; a trained nutritionist, naturopath and nurse, she runs a busy natural nutrition and health practice, Linéa Nutrition, in the UK combined with popular workshops and retreats.
Fee*: £118 (£90 Concession**) inclusive of VAT, includes a delicious organic plant based lunch. You will need to bring two glass Kilner style clip top jars approx 350ml jars (or otherwise extra jars if you have smaller ones) and two food containers (any type), one for your kombucha scoby and a spare.
* This fee is used to fund our programme of free courses to vulnerable and low-income community groups. By attending a Made In Hackney masterclass you get a great day of learning AND you’re providing our charity with essential funds for us to continue our work with vulnerable community groups.
** Concessionary rate available for students, pensioners, unemployed and low waged
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Location: Made In Hackney, Food For All Basement, 3 Cazenove Rd, Stoke Newington, London, N16 6PA. Regretfully, the kitchen is not wheelchair accessible.
Made In Hackney uses cereals containing gluten namely: wheat (spelt and khorasan wheat), rye, barley, oats; peanuts; all other nuts; sesame; all other seeds; soybeans; celery and celeriac; mustard; sulphur dioxide/sulphites; lupin; tomatoes and other allergens in it's classes. Our food is freshly prepared in our busy cookery school kitchen that handles allergens, so we cannot guarantee that our food and drinks are allergen-free. Even in classes where these ingredients are not being used, they will be on site in our store rooms and our equipment will have previously come into contact with them. Participants attend at their own risk.