Who remembers sour milk?

who remembers sour milk
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This entire buzz around milk being a deadly poison is a bit disturbing for me. I love milk and have never experienced the slightest sign of the intolerance. The old fashioned, common sense part of me says that milk is a good thing, full of protein, vitamins etc. Continue reading Who remembers sour milk?

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.

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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.

Do you have problems with the following recipes? Start fermenting!

following lab instructions
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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!

Want to start the Fermented Food adventure? Go to an Eastern European shop.

Eastern European fermented food
A Polish shop in Dublin.

If you happen to live in a place like Ireland, UK or the US you can enjoy an abundance of Eastern European food stores. If you are a Fermented Food Freak or Fan, you should definitely venture a trip. Continue reading Want to start the Fermented Food adventure? Go to an Eastern European shop.

Sauerkraut Soup Recipe.

sauerkraut soup
Sauerkraut soup.

Recently, we played a  game  at home, where everyone had to tell the one dish they would wish to have before they were executed.  To my surprise, I couldn’t come up with anything better than sauerkraut soup. (If we exclude desserts, of course).

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