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Kefir Mac & Cheese

This is a rich, indulgent spin on America’s favorite comfort food! I did my best to sub better ingredients (gluten free pasta, sprouted flour, grass-fed or fermented dairy) to keep …

Meet the -Biotics Family

Prebiotics: Foods containing substances (mostly fibers) that we cannot digest, but which feed our good microbes. Probiotics: Live bacteria that confer a health benefit when ingested. Found in raw fermented foods …

Kombucha Calculator

Here’s a handy tool to help you calculate the ingredients needed for a precise batch of kombucha! For a lot more info about kombucha making, be sure to read All …

Snap Pea Kimchi

Sugar snap peas make a great, easy style of kimchi. Their sweetness nicely balances the many strong flavors of the kimchi paste– spicy, savory, salty, and pungent.   Print Snap …

Caring for your DIY Sauerkraut

You made your take-home jar of sauerkraut at the San Diego Fermentation Festival. Here are some tips to ensure it turns out great! Be sure to “burp” the jar within …

Sweet-Spicy Soaked Nuts

Here’s a quick recipe for spicy and sweet candied nuts. A holiday (or any time of year) treat, and makes a great gift! Start with our soaked-brined nuts technique/recipe. For …

Coconut Yogurt

Fiendishly simple, this fluffy coconut cream based “yogurt” uses water kefir (tibicos) as the fermentation agent. It creates a light, fluffy (almost like whipped cream), effervescent texture, and a slightly …

Miso Soup (Vegan)

One of the quintessential Japanese flavor enhancers, miso paste, plays a prominent role in this classic simple soup. Ichiban dashi (first stock) is the light, flavor-rich broth made from kelp …

Miso Soup

One of the quintessential Japanese flavor enhancers, miso paste, plays a prominent role in this classic simple soup. Ichiban dashi (first stock) is the light, flavor-rich broth made from kelp …