Have you ever wondered how your kombucha SCOBY works? This rubbery little biochemical factory seems almost magic in the way it can transform sugary tea into a tart, effervescent, nutrient rich beverage. If you are curious about how it weaves its magic, read on!
Ginger Bug: Ferment Your Own Feisty Fizz
Making your own fermented ginger bug is so easy. Let me show you how!
Make Your Own Funky Kimchi
If you are like me and love a deep umami punch to the palate, then kimchi is the ferment for you. It showcases the spicy slow burn of Korean chilli and the fermented funkiness of fish sauce. Let’s learn all about kimchi, then I will step you through making your first batch.
How to Make Jun – The “Champagne of Fermented Drinks”
Have you tried jun? It is sometimes referred to as the “champagne of fermented drinks”. I remember the first time I tried it. A friend of mine has huge ceramic crocks on the go, full of jun. She prepared a tall glass for me with ice and freshly crushed verbena leaves … that was it,…
Sauerkraut “Any Which Way” – Jar or Crock
Most people start their fermentation journey with sauerkraut. It is such a simple and tasty ferment with a long history and the flavour combinations are seemingly endless.
Book Review: The Art Of Fermentation
My nan and her enthusiasm for natural remedies and whole foods influenced my life path and introduced my palate to the funky gorgeousness of fermented and pickled food. Since my childhood I had always been hungry for these tastes and was therefor thrilled to come across a copy of Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz in…