Ireland is a land of many treasures, most of which are smartly monetised in the form of products pushed on American tourists. At the same time, some truly fabulous things are treated with a deep contempt and not valued at all. One of them is Irish Buttermilk.Continue reading Buttermilk – The Irish Treasure
Lactobacilli and other lacto-bacteria (e.g. Bifidobacteria) that perform lacto-fermentation and make lacto-fermented food, live also in the urinary, digestive and genital tracts of humans. They constitute so-called good flora and are believed to be in constant competition with bad flora. Continue reading What Is the Gut Flora?
Fermentation is a metabolic process that releases energy from carbohydrates without the use of oxygen. It occurs in yeast and bacteria, but also in oxygen-starved muscle cells. Continue reading What Is Fermentation?