Porridge Pancakes

SUMMARY: Porridge pancakes offer an additional way to enjoy your properly soaked or fermented grains. (If you’re new to the “fairy tale breakfast”, start with this basic porridge recipe.) Porridge is …

Three Pepper Relish

In warm weather, fresh chile peppers ferment quite quickly and easily. This 3-day hot relish recipe is made from three kinds of peppers: Antohi (a mild pepper with about 1000 on the …

All About Kombucha

Kombucha (kahm-BOO-chuh) is a fermented tea drink that probably originated in ancient China over two thousand years ago. The active culture which transforms the tea into kombucha is a complex Symbiotic …

Pickled Green Strawberries

When you think of preserving sweet fruits like strawberries, The most obvious is, well, preserves. Since that does not involve fermentation, that was a non-starter. WINE! I once watched Sandor …

Brussels Sprouts Kimchi

I did an experiment to see if Brussels Sprouts (a close cousin to Napa and green cabbage) would make a good kimchi. Not surprising, it does! At first I quartered …

Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is a fermented cabbage dish. In its simplest form, it is just cabbage and salt. But you can add other vegetables (or fruits) as well as your own seasonings. …

Homemade Fish Sauce

I admit that I had been reluctant to get into the world of fermented meats. After all, animals are more complex, what with their locomotion, protein-based muscles and specialized organs. …

Traditional Kimchi

A spicy and relatively short ferment (compared to sauerkraut which can ferment for months), kimchi offers an unlimited canvas on which to paint different flavors. Use any crunchy fresh vegetable. …

Fermented Ketchup

Homemade condiments like fermented ketchup provide another way to take in probiotics, while at the same time eliminating another High-Fructose Corn Syrup-laden food from your diet. Bonus points if you …

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 …