We have been already blessed with a few hot days in Ireland this Summer, and I don’t know how I would survive raging 19°C heat without ginger beer. It is a very fizzy, sharp-flavoured, refreshing drink and the most Summery of all fermented sodas. Continue reading How To Make Ginger Beer (1)
In my last post, I tried to answer the most frequently asked question about Fermented Food. Having done that, I am proceeding to the next one, i.e. should Fermented Food be kept in the fridge? Continue reading Should Fermented Food Be Refrigerated?
Simply speaking, Water Kefir is sugared water fermented by so-called Water Kefir grains. Some people are put off by the presence of sugar, but a
properly brewed drink contains only traces of it; during the fermentation, the sugar is converted to lactic acid, carbon dioxide and other, rather harmless, substances. Continue reading What is Water Kefir?
Any food made by fermentation can be called Fermented Food. However, not all fermented foods are probiotic. Continue reading Are All Fermented Foods Probiotic?
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?