Vivien Lloyd is an inspirational preserves tutor, author, preserver and baker who encourages novices and artisans to refine their skills, instilling passion for genuinely top quality products.

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First Preserves

Vivien’s key book, First Preserves is an authoritative guide to making marmalades, jams, chutneys and how to enter competitions. The book is aimed at anyone who would like to know more about home preserving. Novices and experienced preservers will find reliable recipes and explanations which you should expect from an inspirational preserves tutor, but are not often found elsewhere.

 Link to Vivien’s Books

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 First Preserves: Marmalades, First Preserves: Jams, First Preserves: Chutneys or Fruit Curds: Make & Bake

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