Passion fruit Jam

Last year, my neighbor politely asked me if it was okay for his passion fruit (Passiflora edulis var. Frederick) vine to grow over my fence. Thinking ahead to the bounty …

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 …

Pickled Carrot Sticks

This may be the easiest fermented vegetable recipe. It’s a great way to get kids (and grown kids!) started on both making and consuming their probiotics. It’s simplest to cut …

Red Miso (Akamiso)

Miso is a bean paste made by mixing beans (soybeans traditionally), salt, and koji, a grain (usually rice) which has been inoculated and fermented with a mold, Aspergillus Oryzae. The flavor and …

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 …

Pickled Nasturtium “Capers”

Nasturtium (Tropaeolum minus) is a generous, prolific plant. It flowers multiple times a year, covers the ground, protecting the soil and its many inhabitants. And, every part of the plant …

Fermented Salsa

Why not try a probiotic spin on America’s favorite condiment? Fermenting salsa gives it a tangy taste and a bubbly mouth feel. It’s as easy as making fresh salsa, then …

Jun

Jun (joon) is a fermented tea drink similar to kombucha, that is made with green tea and honey as the sweetener. The SCOBY is the culture responsible for transforming the tea into a …