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Fermenting Food Workshop with Valerie O’Connor


Fermentation expert Valerie O’Connor will be showing us how to make more from our vegetables and increasing their nutritional content by making delicious and nutritious fermented root vegetables and squashes. Learn how to make these life giving foods easily at home and take vegetables to a whole new level in this fun and informative class.

Fermenting foods is quickly becoming a way that we can easily introduce delicious, nutritious and probiotic foods into our diets. Fermenting foods has been used for thousands of years to preserve foods in season and in doing so we create millions of good bacteria that can populate our gut and lead to an improvement in health and a reduction in conditions like IBS, bloating, allergies and of course there is the gut/brain connection too. Fermenting food brings a new dimension to your cooking and you will have the knowledge you need to get started in making these foods at home to help you get healthier and stay well.

Valerie O’Connor is the author of bestselling baking book Bread on the Table and Bread Baking in Ireland. She is an experienced food tutor and specialises in healthy food made from widely available ingredients. Valerie has appeared on food shows on RTE including Heat with Kevin Dundon and as a guest judge on Masterchef Ireland. And written for the Sunday Times and Irish Examiner.

Please note this workshop is now SOLD OUT
Time: 10.30am-1.30pm
Date: Saturday, 31st October
Members of Airfield Estate price: €40