FOOD PRESERVING COURSES

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Each term we will be offering community courses and private tuition (Perth suburbs). Please get in touch if you are interested in learning bottling/preserving, cheese-making and/or fermentation at home!  
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Fresh Sausage-Making
28th July – Sunday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $45.00 per person
Learn how to make your own gourmet sausages at home! From British-style to venison sausages, adding herbs, dried fruit and nuts, traditional and lean varieties. We'll be discussing sausage ingredients, flavour combinations, and demonstrating how to mince, mix and make fresh sausages step-by-step.
Bookings essential.
Venue: Frank Konecny Community Centre (2 Skottowe Parkway, Parmelia, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.frankkonecny.com.au/ or email admin@frankkonecny.com.au or phone (08) 9439 2470

Make Your Own Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps
4th August – Sunday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm
$5 per person + $10 for materials
Make your own reusable beeswax food wraps (sustainable, natural alternatives to single-use plastic wrap and plastic bags) for storing your lunch, snacks, covering plates and jars of leftovers. Beeswax food wraps are perfect for gifts so why not make a few at this hands-on workshop! Fabric, beeswax and other supplies are provided for $10 per person (makes 4 regular wraps or 1 large wrap). *Please wear old clothes, closed-in shoes and an apron.
Venue: Frank Konecny Community Centre (2 Skottowe Parkway, Parmelia, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.frankkonecny.com.au/ or email admin@frankkonecny.com.au or phone (08) 9439 2470
 
Italian Cheese-Making
10th August – Saturday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $50.00 per person
Learn how to make fresh, soft and delicious Italian-style cheeses to share with your family and friends! Demonstrated step-by-step, discussed in detail and including notes, this course shows you the skills and shares the knowledge with you - so you can make your own mozzarella, ricotta and mascarpone at home with confidence. This course is going to be udderly brilliant! Bookings essential.
Venue: Greenfields Community Centre (2 Waldron Boulevard, Greenfields, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/italian-cheese-making-tickets-63183377182 or Contact Us or phone 0409 104 853
*Please note: in accordance with council requirements, this community course is not hands-on, and does not include catering.
 
Sunday Crafternoon
11th August – Sunday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm
$5 per person + BYO materials/project
Come along, bring your craft, knitting or sewing supplies and spend the afternoon working on your own project in this social craft/sewing group. There will be a couple of spare sewing machines available if you don’t have your own.
Venue: Frank Konecny Community Centre (2 Skottowe Parkway, Parmelia, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.frankkonecny.com.au/ or email admin@frankkonecny.com.au or phone (08) 9439 2470
 
Berry Sweet (Low-Sugar Preserving)
17th August – Saturday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $50.00 per person
Join us for an afternoon of learning how to preserve sweet locally grown strawberries (and blueberries, raspberries, etc.), with the focus on low/no-sugar preserving methods being demonstrated. From dehydrating, to jams, jellies, conserves, curds and butters you will learn how to safely preserve the berry season whilst also reducing the sugar content. Bookings essential.
Venue: Roleystone Family Centre (19 Wygonda Road, Roleystone, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.roleyfamilycentre.com.au/product/berry-sweet-low-sugar-preserving/ or email manager@roleyfamilycentre.com.au or phone (08) 9496 1115
 
Fresh Cheese-Making
25th August – Sunday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $50.00 per person
Explore home cheese-making with Megan Radaich from Food Preserving whilst learning how to make soft cheeses at home. We'll be demonstrating lemon cheese, paneer, cream cheese and a rainbow of labneh (yoghurt cheese) flavours. Detailed step-by-step recipes are included in the course notes. Bookings essential.
Venue: Roleystone Family Centre (19 Wygonda Road, Roleystone, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.roleyfamilycentre.com.au/product/fresh-cheese-making-with-megan-radaich/ or email manager@roleyfamilycentre.com.au or phone (08) 9496 1115
 
Cured/Dried Sausage-Making
31st August – Saturday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $50.00 per person
Learn how to make and dry (cure) homemade sausages, step-by-step: we'll begin with mincing, mixing and sausage-making demonstrations before discussing the curing process in detail. This class is a great introduction to charcuterie and is suitable for beginners. If you enjoy eating cacciatore, chorizo, pepperoni and salami, this course is for you! Bookings essential.
Venue: Roleystone Family Centre (19 Wygonda Road, Roleystone, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.roleyfamilycentre.com.au/product/cured-dried-sausage-making-with-megan-radaich/ or email manager@roleyfamilycentre.com.au or phone (08) 9496 1115
 
Gut Health (Fermented Food)
15th September – Sunday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $45.00 per person
Sauerkraut, kimchi, milk kefir and water kefir are delicious probiotic food and drinks you can prepare easily at home. Explore the history, health benefits and learn how to ferment, culture, care for and create lacto-fermented vegetables and probiotic drinks. Recipes included in step-by-step course notes.
Bookings essential.
Venue: Frank Konecny Community Centre (2 Skottowe Parkway, Parmelia, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.frankkonecny.com.au/ or email admin@frankkonecny.com.au or phone (08) 9439 2470
*Please note: in accordance with council requirements, this community course is not hands-on, and does not include catering.
 
Handcrafted Gin Course
21st September – Saturday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $55.00 per person
Learn about gin history, discuss traditional methods and explore botanical gin infusions which will be demonstrated step-by-step - from classic London Dry-style gin to Asian-inspired, citrus, herb, spiced and many more. Bookings essential.
Venue: Aveley Community Centre (22 Bolero Road, Aveley, Western Austalia)
Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/handcrafted-gin-course-tickets-63142640337  or Contact Us or phone 0409 104 853
*Please note: in accordance with council requirements, this community course is not hands-on, and does not include any food or alcohol consumption.
   
Make Your Own Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps
22nd September – Sunday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm 
$5 per person + $10 for materials 
Make your own reusable beeswax food wraps (sustainable, natural alternatives to single-use plastic wrap and plastic bags) for storing your lunch, snacks, covering plates and jars of leftovers. Beeswax food wraps are perfect for gifts so why not make a few at this hands-on workshop! Fabric, beeswax and other supplies are provided for $10 per person (makes 4 regular wraps or 1 large wrap).
*Please wear old clothes, closed-in shoes and an apron.
Venue: Frank Konecny Community Centre (2 Skottowe Parkway, Parmelia, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.frankkonecny.com.au/ or email admin@frankkonecny.com.au or phone (08) 9439 2470
 
Mead Masterclass 
29th September – Sunday – 1.00pm to 4.00pm - $50.00 per person
Learn how to create your own delicious honey wine at home! We'll be discussing the history and science behind the world's oldest fermented beverage, exploring mead styles, brewing processes, flavour ideas and probiotic alternatives. Traditional and quick mead recipes will be demonstrated and step-by-step instructions, tips and more information are included in the course notes, so even beginners can learn how to create mead at home! Bookings essential.
Venue: Roleystone Family Centre (19 Wygonda Road, Roleystone, Western Australia)
Bookings: https://www.roleyfamilycentre.com.au/product/mead-masterclass-with-megan-radaich/ or email manager@roleyfamilycentre.com.au or phone (08) 9496 1115
             

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