Keeping tradition alive …
Author and winner of the World’s Original Marmalade Festival 2008 and Fortnum and Mason’s Chutney Challenge in 2012, Vivien enjoys promoting and teaching traditional methods of preserving at her home in Somerset, at cookery schools and at food events. As an NFWI Preserves Judge, Vivien encourages novices and artisans to develop their skills when entering competitions.
Fruit Curds: Make and Bake Now Available on iBooks®
Fruit curds are a decadent alternative to jam. They are popular as a spread and as a baking ingredient. Fruit Curds: Make and Bake is the fourth enhanced ebook by Vivien. It leads the reader through the simple process of making and baking with traditional fruit curds using reliable recipes. Beautiful, illustrated recipes will entice the reader to make and bake with luscious curds.
First Preserves is an authoritative guide to making marmalades, jams, chutneys and how to enter competitions. Vivien shares her favourite recipes with the help of step-by-step text and images. She offers expert advice about using the best quality fruit and vegetables to make them into award-winning preserves. The book is aimed at anyone who would like to know more about home preserving.
“There have been countless books on marmalades, jams and chutneys over the years but First Preserves concentrates on a carefully selected collection of recipes that you really want to make, rather than hundreds of recipes you’ll never attempt. It’s one of the most authoritative books on the subject I’ve encountered.” Mark Taylor - Food Editor of Bristol Evening Post, Cotswold Life, and Editor of Crumbs Magazine.
Published in hardback by Citrus Press Ltd. The book is fully illustrated with more than 100 colour photos showing every stage of preserve making.
Available now – buy online.