Persimmon Chutney

Chutney is a spicy-savory-sweet condiment usually made from fruit. The intense, concentrated flavor goes great with meat, fish, or veggie dishes, or even mixed into yogurt. With a glut 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 …

Ginger Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut was traditionally prepared in the autumn and then stored fermented all winter long in a cellar where the earth temperature kept it cool but above freezing. People would consume …

White Kimchi (Quarters)

White kimchi refers to any style that does not contain red pepper powder. It pre-dates spicy kimchi in Korea by several hundred years. There are hundreds of ways to make …

Soaked “Sourdough” Granola

Granola is not exactly fermented, so what’s it doing on this site? Fermentation can be used as a change agent to transform food to our benefit. Coffee and chocolate are …

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 …

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. …

Fermented Guacamole (?!)

Guacamole is a highly perishable food. The high fat (mostly monounsaturated) content of avocados means it goes rancid quickly. Even with its low carbohydrate content, you can still ferment it because …