[San Diego, Calif.] Hands-on Kimchi Workshop

Kimchi is a Korean style of fermented vegetables. It’s usually spicy and there are hundreds of ways to make it! We will explore some of them. Location: 11:00am til 1:30pm …

Homemade Kimchi Powder (Gochugaru)

If you grow your own chile peppers, dehydrating them is a great way to preserve them and use them for future batches of kimchi! A few summers ago, I planted …

Around the World with Sauerkraut

You always remember your first đź’š! For me, my first fermented love was sauerkraut. In fact, ten years ago this month, I experimented with my first batch of slow-fermented cabbage. …

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 …

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 …

How to Achieve 20/20 Gut Health

Is there an ideal measure of gut health, the way that 20/20 reflects “perfect vision”? Alas, not yet. The science of gut health is quite new, and we are just …

Fermented French Fries

On a strong #fermentallthethings streak this year, I thought I’d look into fermenting potatoes. Actually, I ate “sauer-frites” for the first time at PoincarĂ© Chinatown, a lovely little fermentation-forward bistro …

Spicy Sauerkraut

Looking to spice up your basic sauerkraut? Give this variation a go… adjust the level of heat to your liking. This recipe posts up about a 2 out of 5 …

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 …

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 …