Cacao & Chocolate

Q: Do fermentation and chocolate ever go together? A: YES, actually. What we taste and enjoy as chocolate would not be possible without fermentation! When the cocoa beans (the part …

✈️ Traveling with Ferments ✈️

As air travel is a necessity for most of we globetrotting fermenters, I thought I’d share my techniques for traveling with jars of pickles, kimchi and sauerkraut. Except when I’m …

Yum us on Yummly!

Hey, Fermenters! We just joined Yummly, whose mission is to be the smartest and most helpful food platform in existence! It’s a feature rich platform where you can customize recipes …

Soaked & Brined Nuts

Soaking seeds, nuts, legumes and grains neutralizes phytic acid [1], which is found in the bran of all cereal seeds grains. Phytic acid regulates the release of minerals needed by …

Ginger Beer Starter

I recently started a new ginger bug! It’s not really an insect ?, but rather a wild starter that’s made from water, sugar and fresh grated #ginger. Natural airborne yeasts …

Gut Wellness and the Workplace

Having worked in the corporate world in my first career, I understand and have experienced the demands, stresses, and lifestyle that most people in this environment undergo. Long working hours, …