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.
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. To encourage wider participation, Vivien explains the rules of entering competitions and what to expect from the judges. Throughout the book, Vivien informs and inspires readers to preserve the produce they grow or buy from local markets, and experience the excitement of winning a competition.