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 email@example.com, website www.salvationarmy-fod.org.uk
An introduction to Cider Making. Get hands on picking, washing and pressing the apples, with a chance to use a traditional cider press led by Matt Dunwell. 9.30am – 4.30pm, Friday 12th October 2018, £90 Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Contact Matt Dunwell or Angie Horsley on 01594 860244, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.ragmans.co.uk
FORAGING SHOULD BE A WAY OF LIFE! I add foraged foods to my wedding and party menus wherever I can. One of my favourite wild foods is the humble Nettle. Rich in vitamins A, C, D, iron, potassium, magnesium.. and up to 20% protein, well higher than almost any leafy vegetable! Better yet they are delicious, free and everywhere. Harvest with or without rubber gloves, snip or pinch, you will get stung whatever, it’s part of the fun! Aim for the top young leaves in March and April. Later in the year cut them back to promote new young growth. Use like spinach – in soups, stews, juices.. Or try this wonderful Greek inspired Nettle and Feta pie. Preheat oven to 180oC/160oC degree Centigrade fan/gas mark 6. Finely slice then fry 2 red onions in butter till golden. Add 2 cloves crushed garlic and fry for another minute. Add 250g each of chopped nettles and spinach, salt, pepper and nutmeg and cook till wilted. Squeeze out liquid then add chopped fresh dill, mix with 2 beaten eggs, 200g crumbled feta, 75g pine nuts and the zest of a lemon. Line an oven dish with rolled puff pastry. Add filling, cut a lattice top from …
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/
Make a delicious basic sausage recipe and then try recipes from around the world. 10am-4pm, Saturday 10th March, £130. Courses book up quickly so book now. 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