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, it just seemed more hazardous. There is an increased risk of fermenting meat …

Kimchi (Napa Cabbage) 김치

Kimchi originates from Korea, and roughly means “pickle.” There are hundreds of ways to make it, offering an unlimited canvas on which to paint different flavors. Use any crunchy fresh …

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. They are also a …

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 …