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 …

Mustard

Most mustard is made from either white (or yellow) mustard plant, Brassica hirta. Its spicier cousin is the brown mustard, Brassica juncea. We use a combination of the two here. …

No Nukes ☮ 3 Pepper Cukes

Using three chile peppers in various forms, these no nukes cukes hold some heat, while simultaneously being balanced by the inherent coolness of the cucumber. Want it hotter? Leave the …