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 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 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…

How To Prepare Cultured Buttermilk

You can prepare cultured buttermilk both from animal and nut milk. Traditionally, buttermilk is what is left when making butter. I’ve prepared butter many times using fermented cream and this way the buttermilk is already fermented and ready to be used. However, most buttermilk in grocery stores is created in an industrial process. Then there’s…

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

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…

Vitality SuperGreen | Versatile Probiotic Blend for Green Drinks

Vitality SuperGreen is a powder produced by Body Ecology. The people at Body Ecology are really good in preparing greens and fermented products. I’ve tried their products through the years and found them to be of high quality and with an appealing taste. Vitality SuperGreen is packed with a great variety of ingredients in one…

Body Ecology Kefir Starter | Enjoy Delicious Kefir In 18 Hours

I’ve used Body Ecology Kefir Starter many times and always been happy with the result. The starter is simple to use and produce a good kefir. Donna Gates, the creator of Body Ecology, has spent some 30+ years developing fermentation starters and is an authority on fermented foods. Why use Body Ecology Kefir starter? Body…

Body Ecology Vegetable Starter | Stable, Predicable Fermentation

I’ve used Body Ecology Culture Starter many times for preparing fermented vegetables. I’ve found the starter to be excellent and has produced tasty, crunchy veggies. Donna Gates, the creator of Body Ecology, has spent some 30+ years developing fermentation starters and has become an authority on fermented foods. Why use body ecology vegetable starter? Body…