jar of cauliflower kimchi

Cauliflower Kimchi

Cauliflower takes well to kimchi! Bite size and firm, yet it is pleasantly softened by the fermentation process. I leave it to pre-soak longer than other vegetables (8 hours or …

Make-Ahead Kimchi Paste

If you’re like me, you LOVE kimchi, but sometimes don’t love having to make it. Preparing the paste (and in particular peeling garlic!) is the most time-consuming (and annoying!) part of …

Water Kefir

Water kefir is a fizzy fermented beverage made by adding a water kefir culture (also known as WK or tibicos) to a sugar-water mixture. The culture is a symbiotic colony of …

Cultured Coconut “Yogurt”

Fiendishly simple, this fluffy vegan 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 …

Hot Cereal (Porridge)

  Traditional cultures knew that to properly access all the nutrition in grains, soaking or fermenting was necessary. Fermenting seeds, nuts and grains makes them more digestible and unlocks minerals …

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 …

Strawberry Sauerkraut

Ever-searching for ways to eat more strawberries, I was intrigued by Sandor Katz’s suggestion to use dried fruits in sauerkraut. Why dehydrate berries instead of using them fresh? Fruits, which are …