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Start your own Sourdough Starter

Here we explore one of the simplest (and most fun) ferments– sourdough. Carbohydrate-hungry microbes in the air are drawn to this simple slurry of flour and water. Each micro-climate (from …

Kefir Eggnog

Slow cured non-alcoholic eggnog made with kefir is a new spin on the iconic holiday beverage, and elevates it to new heights (literally!) It has a creamy, fizzy sweetness and …

Cultured Ice Cream

After struggling in vain to find an ice cream brand that really knows me and also meets my high standards for ingredients (simplicity and quality), I took matters into my …

Kohlrabi Kimchi

Kohlrabi literally means cabbage turnip in German. It’s a member of the cole family along with broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale and others. There are several varieties of kohlrabi, manifesting as …

White (Sweet) Miso

Miso is an umami-rich paste made by mixing beans (historically, soybeans), salt, and koji, a grain (usually rice) which has been inoculated and fermented with a mold, Aspergillus oryzae. The flavor and …