Cultured Guacamole

Guacamole is a flavorful, nutrient-dense treat that’s also highly perishable. The high (mostly monounsaturated) fat content of avocados means it goes rancid quickly. While perfectly fine fresh (not-fermented), you can …

Sourdough Crackers

Here’s a very simple way to utilize sourdough discard, that tangy, tasty by-product of feeding your happy sourdough starter! Sourdough “discard” keeps for a long time in the refrigerator, although …

All About Kombucha

What is 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 …

Red Miso (Akamiso)

Miso is a bean paste made by mixing beans (soybeans traditionally), salt, and koji, a grain (usually rice) which has been inoculated and fermented with a mold, Aspergillus Oryzae. The flavor and …

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 …

Jun

Jun (joon) is a fermented tea drink similar to kombucha, that is made with green tea and honey as the sweetener. The SCOBY is the culture responsible for transforming the tea into a …