Fermented Food – The Best Hangover Cure

fermented food in a cellar It has been quite a while since I was seriously hungover. So, probably I shouldn’t act like an expert here. Continue reading Fermented Food – The Best Hangover Cure

Fermented Food – the Real Beauty of Poland.

sauerkraut barrel5OBH has arrived from holidays in Poland. Being a very supportive and caring OBH, he brought some fantastic material for my blog.

Look at this picture of sauerkraut! Continue reading Fermented Food – the Real Beauty of Poland.

What I learned from an Irish chef about fermenting?

fermented trout by JP McMahon
Fermented trout, kohlrabi, dehydrated gooseberry by JP McMahon

Two weeks ago, I attended an event called “Wild Fermentation: the culture of live foods”. That was a presentation delivered by JP McMahon, one of the well-known Irish chefs. The presentation was rather fancy, as the title suggests, but still worth writing about on my blog, I think.

Continue reading What I learned from an Irish chef about fermenting?

Sauerkraut is the new popcorn!

Do you know this feeling like eating something, but not being hungry?

Sauerkraut is new popcorn.

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.

Continue reading Sauerkraut is the new popcorn!

Parsnip – a perfect veg for the first time fermenters.

I have not been a big fan of parsnips, I must confess. It is bland and dry when eaten raw and bland and spongy when cooked. A poor cousin of the parsley root, I thought.parsnips

However, I completely changed my opinion when received a bunch of parsnips from my friend’s garden recently.  I didn’t know it could be so succulent and aromatic!  Continue reading Parsnip – a perfect veg for the first time fermenters.