Pineapple Ginger Kombucha

Got any extra pineapple scraps lying around? Why not make some tropical kombucha? Inspired by tepache (a Mexican boozy pineapple based beverage), using scraps such as cores and peels infuses …

cucumber lime kombucha

Cucumber Lime Kombucha

Cucumber, lime and coriander are all considered “cooling” foods according to ayurveda. This mildly flavored kombucha is a great way to cool off when the mercury rises. Pitta is one …

Probiotic Tuna or Chicken Salad

Canned tuna isn’t my every day go-to protein, but I have been refreshing my earthquake supplies box (taking out older cans and replacing them), so I came across a few …

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 …

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 …

Fermented Hummus

Soaking, cooking, and fermenting legumes make them easier to digest, reducing or eliminating an indigestible sugar called oligosaccharide present in them. We love hummus, and this is a great way …