Preparing Sauerkraut at Home | Learn How In 7 Steps

Preparing Sauerkraut at Home | Learn How In 7 Steps

Preparing sauerkraut at home is simple and straightforward, not to mention cheap and delicious. This recipe is a variation of the classic sauerkraut recipe—no sugar or vinegar is used. Preparing sauerkraut is great for beginners. How to prepare sauerkraut Here I used green cabbage which is cheap and simple to ferment. Try adding red cabbage which…

Kimchi Recipe for Beginners | A Zesty, Fermented Delicacy

Kimchi Recipe for Beginners | A Zesty, Fermented Delicacy

If you are fond of zesty delicacies, then try this Korean kimchi recipe. It might even become a favorite. The kimchi recipes in this post are simple to prepare and flexible to fit most tastes. What is kimchi? Kimchi can be described as fermented vegetables similar to sauerkraut, just much more zesty. Kimchi recipes come…

Raw Honey In Cooking | Enjoy the Probiotic Bacteria

Raw Honey In Cooking | Enjoy the Probiotic Bacteria

Did you know that raw honey contains probiotic bacteria? Researchers in Lund University, Sweden published findings that wild and fresh honey contains billions of friendly bacteria from 13 different types. The broad spectrum of bacteria types and active compounds all contribute to the unique taste and properties. Use honey sparingly when baking cakes and cookies…

Fermented Garlic Recipe | Prepare a Tasty Powerhouse of Nutrition

Fermented Garlic Recipe | Prepare a Tasty Powerhouse of Nutrition

Fermented garlic has a unique taste and properties. Many have asked about how to go about preparing it at home. So if you’re a garlic lover, please read on. Some add garlic when fermenting a mix of vegetables like cabbage, ginger, carrots, and others. In such cases, the garlic taste often dominates the batch. Others (like me) prefer…

Fermenting Vegetables In a Warm Climate | 7 Tips To Succeed

Fermenting Vegetables In a Warm Climate | 7 Tips To Succeed

Fermenting vegetables in a warm climate is a challenge. Common problems include mold and mushy veggies. However, it’s still possible to prepare great fermented vegetables, though you might need to try and see what works best in your circumstances. Here are a few factors to consider. Temperature A good temperature range for fermenting vegetables is around 68…

Fermented Birch Sap | Enjoy Nature’s Own Sparkling Juice

Fermented Birch Sap | Enjoy Nature’s Own Sparkling Juice

Fermented birch sap is very popular in some places like Eastern Europe. As spring arrives, the beauty of nature is broken by bottles and buckets hanging from branches and tree trunks, mainly in birch and maple trees. The bottles are slowly filled with the clear, slightly sweet, watery birch or maple sap. The sap is…

Lacto-Fermentation At Home | Three Requirements to Succeed

Lacto-Fermentation At Home | Three Requirements to Succeed

Lacto-fermentation at home creates delicious yogurt, kefir, kombucha, natto, kimchi, and other fermented foods. A favorite is fermented whole tomatoes—something I discovered when I visited friends in Eastern Europe. When you understand lacto-fermentation, you can really be creative. I’ve done my share of mistakes and ruined some batches along the way. This post might help…

Black Garlic—Taste and Uses | Get Enticed By The Dark Side

Black Garlic—Taste and Uses | Get Enticed By The Dark Side

Black garlic is unique! The extraordinary complex, sweet taste of black garlic is very enticing. It’s like having healthy sweets! But be aware! once you have got the taste of it you will be irresistibly captured by the dark side. What is black garlic? Most of it is produced by caramelizing fresh garlic—whole garlic bulbs are…

Turmeric-Ginger Latte | 3 Irresistible Recipes

Turmeric-Ginger Latte | 3 Irresistible Recipes

The Turmeric-Ginger Latte is a great, hot drink. It’s absolutely delicious! The main ingredients, turmeric and ginger, are cousins and work extremely well together. These recipes combine two nutritional giants in one delicious drink. Turmeric Ginger Latte tasting notes How does the Turmeric Ginger Latte taste? Served hot, it has a strong, warm, sweet, creamy taste with…