Home-Made Jams and Preserves

Course summary

Would you like to enjoy produce all year round by making jams, chutneys, and sauces? This is perfect for you!

Learn the basics of preserving, starting from scratch including the use of sugar, salt, and vinegar.

During this class, you will make 2 jams from in-season fruit, and a seasonal fruit chutney as well as learn lots of tips and tricks to help you on your way to preserving at home.


What you will learn

  • preserving basics including sterilizing jars and setting jams
  • how to apply basic principles to make a variety of jams and preserves

What you will get

  • recipes and tips on preserve-making
  • a jar each of jam and chutney to take home

What you need to bring

  • apron
  • wear closed toe shoes

About the tutor

Therese Slee is a home baker who loves to bake biscuits, cakes, and scones.

Therese enjoys sharing her recipes and shortcuts with others.

Therese’s passion for baking was put into action when she and her husband Michael ran a B&B in Newport, where guests were always provided with home-baked goodies to enjoy with a cuppa. Recently, Therese has become a devotee of all things Devonshire Tea – a lovely way to spend an afternoon.

Course cost

COST: $70.00

Class availability: 8 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Sunday 28 April
1.00pm – 4.00pm (1 session)

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