Fermented Winter Dishes

bigos Hunter's stewWhat 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

Mold – When Things Get Ugly

Mold on sauerkraut3Fermentation is fun. There are only a few strict rules to follow, and the rest is the matter of the will to experiment and to be open to unexpected results that are nice more often than not.  Nothing can go seriously wrong unless Continue reading Mold – When Things Get Ugly

Zupa Ogórkowa – Dill Pickle Soup

dill picklesWhen we talk about the miraculous health benefits of Fermented Food we mean RAW Fermented food. That’s because of the presence of lacto-bacteria that work all those wonders in our guts. However, I would eat ferments every day even if they didn’t contain a single bacterium or a vitamin molecule because I adore the taste. Continue reading Zupa Ogórkowa – Dill Pickle Soup

Wigilia – Polish Christmas Eve Dinner.

 

Wigila-polish-christmas-eve-dinnerPolish 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.