Learn the basic skills of a chocolatier and make and package delicious chocolate truffles – a delicious Christmas gift. 10am-12.30pm & 2pm-4.30pm, Sat 8th Dec, £45 Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr. Monmouth, NP25 4RP. T: 01600 714595 or M:07941 309958 T @farmerhumble I @farmerhumble E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.humblebynature.com
An evening of simple yet inspiring bread making. 6.30-9.30pm, Thurs 12th October. Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP. For more details or to book your place, telephone 01600 714595, email email@example.com, website www.humblebynature.com
Discover the delicious treats in the hedgerow with Liz Knight of Forage Fine Foods, 10am-4pm, Sat 30th Sept £95. Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP. For more details or to book your place, telephone 01600 714595, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.humblebynature.com
A one day course which includes an introduction to cider making, followed by, picking, washing, macerating and pressing the apples. Includes 25 litres of juice for you to take away and turn into your own cider. 9am-4.30pm, Friday 12th October 2018, £90 Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Contact Matt Dunwell or Angie Horsley on 01594 860244, email email@example.com, website www.ragmans.co.uk
HEDGEROW FORAGING! I lost my father last week, weeks before one of his favourite times of the year. My dad was a Yorkshire man through and through and he loved nothing more than “sumutt for nowt” and the humble blackberry fitted the bill perfectly. We would descend as a family, little pots in hands or, in the best years, a carrier bag each. Picking and then taking them home to eat fresh, in a fruit salad or the next day in a crumble then freeze the surplus for the winter ahead, saving a few quid at the same time. One of my favourite ways to honour the blackberry is one of the most impressive but easy deserts I know. The beautiful summer pudding. You can make it with gluten free bread with enormous success, it is a great one for vegans with dairy free ice cream and it never fails to get a wow. Ingredients: 350g strawberries 300g blackberries 100g redcurrants 500g raspberries (Or what you have.) 125g golden caster sugar 7ish slices day-old good white bread or gluten free Put sugar and 3 tbsp water into a large pan and heat until sugar dissolves. Boil for 1 minute, then …
An opportunity to develop your cookery and baking skills. Ideal for beginners. Prior booking is essential. Held in the Salvation Army kitchen. £70.00 for 7 weeks including ingredients. 2.00-4.00pm, 7 weeks. Contact us for next start date. Salvation Army Forest of Dean, 43 North Road, Broadwell, GL16 7BX. Contact Shona Marshall 01594 839106 or 07765 111405, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.salvationarmy-fod.org.uk
Is food ruling you life? Tastelife is about tasting life and we believe in breaking free from eating disorders and rediscovering life in all its fullness. Tastelife offers hope for sufferers and help for their supporters through the tastelife eight-session community course. £5 donation per session, 10am-12noon, start date to be confirmed, 8 weeks at The Main Place, Old Station Way, Coleford, GL16 8RH. Contact Susie or Niki on 07947785117, email email@example.com, website www.tastelifeuk.org.
Green Drinks is a great chance to meet like-minded people. Sometimes we have speakers, but it’s mainly a chance to have a chat, relax and make new friends. Everyone is welcome, not just Green Party members. 7.30pm, first Thursday of every month, free. No need to be a member of the Green Party, and no party cavassing at the meeting! Just turn up. For more information contact telephone 01594 827516, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website forestofdean.greenparty.org.uk/