Small bespoke groups catered for at home

Hands-on classes continue at The School of Artisan Food

A selection of fermented vegetables


Friday May 5th 2023 – fully booked

Friday September 1st 2023

Fermentation and pickling can transform fresh, seasonal produce into delicious and nutritious staples that you can enjoy all year round. If you’d like to discover how to use traditional food preservation techniques to fill your store cupboards for the year ahead, why not join renowned cook and food writer Lindy Wildsmith for this one-day course?

Under her expert guidance you’ll learn practical preserving processes and find out more about the importance of using high quality ingredients. This hands-on course will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to take the best seasonal ingredients the UK has to offer and create dishes and pickles from all over the world.

Depending on seasonality, products covered may include a selection of the following:

  • Japanese pickled cucumber

  • Korean kimchi

  • German sauerkraut

  • Golden mango pickle

  • Gherkins

  • Thai pickled cabbage

  • Pickled Asparagus

  • Sauerbeans

  • Kombucha: citrus tea

Everything you make during the day will be made available for you to take home and enjoy. The School of Artisan Food makes a conscious effort to reduce waste and packaging. Jars will be provided for the products you make however, students are welcome to bring their own containers to transport their jars home. Learn more here...

The School of Artisan Food is nestled in the heart of Sherwood Forest on The Welbeck Estate, Nottinghamshire, just a few minutes from the A1 and M1.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day, as well as a buffet style lunch prepared by our team of chefs. All ingredients, equipment and recipes will be provided.

This course is suitable for vegetarians, vegans and fish and meat lovers.



On-line Cookery cooking classes: Denman at Home. Hands on at The School of Artisan Food from January 2021 with Lindy Wildsmith

Lindy has worked with photographer Kevin Summers on both Artisan Drinks and Raw and Rare from which these images have been taken.
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