Fermentation and Preserving Workshop

Saturday  23 June  2018  10:00 AM    Saturday  23 June  2018 12:00 PM
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Last update 24/06/2018

Delve into the world of fermentation with practical skills you can build on.

This class will introduce you to the art of fermentation and equip you with simple practical skills to ferment at home.

We will look at the processes and concepts behind fermenting delicious foods and drinks.

During the class, we will open up the world of fermentation and you will learn how to get started with fermenting at home, and the best equipment to use.

The class will be a mixture of demonstrations and hands on learning with lots of tips, talking and tasting. At the end of the session you will bring home any ferments you made in class.

Welcome to your happy new world.

Class snapshot - here’s what to expect in your class:

  • Complimentary glass of wine
  • Soft drinks throughout to keep you going
  • Approachable and welcoming host team
  • Easy to understand demonstration
  • A true understanding of fermentation techniques 
  • Ferments to take home
  • Hands-on class with great tips and shortcuts 
  • Recipes handed out in class and emailed to your inbox
  • All facilities, equipment and ingredients are included


Skills acquired:

  • Confidence making your own ferments and improve your own techniques 
  • Ability to prepare ferments with good quality, easily accessible ingredients
  • Gain knowledge about the health benefits of fermentation and preserving techniques.


Our classes typically include making the following:

  • Kimchi
  • Kombucha Brew
  • Preserved lemons
  • Kefir

Venue address: Food Tech Room, Prendergast Vale College, Elmira Street, London SE13 7BN


This class is also available for private group booking. Contact us by email at info@greenwichpantry.com for more information.


Bring your Swipii

Swipii allows you to visit nearby places and collect points. So, don’t forget to swipe your card at each Greenwich Pantry Cookery Class you attend. Don't worry if you don’t have one, you can register for a card for free at the end of your class.

Buying a class as a gift?

If you want to buy a class as a present but can’t think of a specific date, then you can buy a voucher that is redeemable within 12 months from our voucher shop at https://greenwichpantry.giftpro.co.uk/


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

All attendees must be 16 or over except for our Child & Parent cooking classes. Some classes are suitable for attendees under 16 with a responsible adult in attendance. Please contact us and we will let you know suitability.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is available in nearby streets with a limited number of free parking spaces on Silver Road off Emlira Street. The nearest station is Lewisham served by National Rail and DLR. A member of our team will be present to meet and greet at the main gate 15 minute before start times.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Aprons and cooking equipment is provided. Please bring your own containers to take your food home with you. More information is provided in your joining instructions email that will be sent to you 48hrs prior to the class.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Call or text Greenwich Pantry on 0333 050 2974 and by email info@greenwichpantry.com

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes - they are but the purchaser needs to contact our team to let us know who will be receiving the ticket. Conditions may apply.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, in most cases but if in doubt please email info@greenwichpantry.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, it is preferable although proof of purchase is more important.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable but they are transferable. You may use your ticket to attend another Greenwich Pantry event. Conditions may apply.

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Prendergast Vale College
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Prendergast Vale College
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