Fermenting Master Class
Friends of Jekka's

Fermenting Master Class

Master Class


Walk down the aisles at the supermarket, pop into a cafe or restaurant and you can’t fail to notice the rise in popularity of fermented food.

At our fermenting master class, Mark Diacono will take you through the principles of fermentation, of how and why these foods and drinks have enriched our diets and improved our health for centuries. You’ll discover how fermenting is not only a superb method of preserving, but in effect the results feed us twice by creating more nutrient-dense foods that also populate our gut with beneficial bacteria.

There will be tastings of drinks including kombucha and water kefir, as well as fermented vegetable dishes such as sauerkraut, kimchi, and preserved lemons. You’ll learn how to turn the principles of each fermentation method toward whatever is in season.  

You will also get the chance to get hands-on, making at least two ferments to take away with you.

Once you have mastered the principles, you’ll feel skilled and confident in turning them to create your own fermentations.

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Course details and links to further information:

  • Friends of Jekka's Master Classes are £160 per person.
  • Maximum number of participants: 12
  • Course duration: 10 am to 4 pm. However, we ask attendees to arrive at 9.45 am for registration and homemade cake. Also, you might not wish to leave exactly on 4 pm if you wish to use the opportunity to browse the collection.
  • More details on our master classes, including accomodation options, can be found here.
  • Details on how to find us can be found here.
  • Our terms and conditions can be found here.

We will send out an illustrated card summarising the details of the course upon purchase, if you are purchasing this master class as a gift please ensure you state the name of the attendee on checkout. If you require further information, please do not hesistate to contact us.

We look forward to welcoming you to the farm.

At Jekka’s we aim to provide a variety of master classes to suit everyone from the amateur to the enthusiast. Our master classes are very hands on and cover a variety of disciplines from art and food to horticulture.

You can purchase a Master Class Gift Voucher and we have both illustrated gift vouchers and digital gift vouchers available.

These master class gift vouchers allow the recipient to pick a class of their choosing from a range of different topics. As a gift voucher holder they will be informed of the new class dates before we publish online to ensure that they have a place on the next available class of their choosing.

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