In my previous post, I wrote nasty things about Irish bread. As a result, I had a fascinating Facebook conversation with Karina from Green Earth Organics that inspired me to dig deeper into the topic. Continue reading The Real Irish Bread
Category: Fermented Memories and Other Stories
Fermented Food Freak on the Radio
Yes, FFF was on the radio! They allowed me to talk about myself and my blog for over half an hour and it felt awesome, of course. Continue reading Fermented Food Freak on the Radio
Fermented Winter Dishes – Part 2
It looks like winter came back to Ireland, so I can continue with my listing of Fermented Food Winter Dishes. Yes, there are loads of them, and they are warming, comforting and delicious. Continue reading Fermented Winter Dishes – Part 2
Fermented Winter Dishes
What we have at the moment in Ireland is the first breath of Spring, but in Poland the end of January is pretty much the middle of Winter. Nobody is fooled by a few warmer days because February and March are usually very cold months. Continue reading Fermented Winter Dishes
Wigilia – Polish Christmas Eve Dinner.
Polish Christmas Eve is a Fermented Food feast. I wasn’t aware of this until I started blogging and reflecting on the omnipresence of Fermented Food in the Polish cuisine. Continue reading Wigilia – Polish Christmas Eve Dinner.
How I Became a Freak.
Exactly a year ago, I published my first blog post. It was not a coincident that it happened right before Christmas; I started blogging out of excitement that I would have the proper Christmas Eve Borscht for the first time in ten years. Continue reading How I Became a Freak.
Apple Cider Vinegar – A Personal Story (1).
When I was a child, I was constantly scolded for drinking the vinegar pickling brine, which seemed to be my favourite drink. Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar – A Personal Story (1).
Sauerkraut is the new popcorn!
Do you know this feeling like eating something, but not being hungry?
I do. I feel like eating when I am bored or a bit anxious or thinking on something intensely. Thank God dealing with a computer requires using both, the cleaner the better, hands. Otherwise, I would be probably snacking constantly.
Do you have problems with the following recipes? Start fermenting!
Many, many light-years ago I was studying biotechnology. While I loved studying and learning new things and usually got good notes on exams, I had a problem with following lab instructions. Continue reading Do you have problems with the following recipes? Start fermenting!
The Miracle of Sauerkraut.
Sauerkraut, or kapusta kiszona is one of the life essentials for me. It is a miraculous thing. Miraculous. Sometimes I wonder how people can live their lives without it? Continue reading The Miracle of Sauerkraut.