How To Make Kimchi


how to make kimchiAs said in my previous post, the most difficult part of making Kimchi is getting the proper ingredients. Even though some people just ferment any veg with ginger and garlic and called it Kimchi, I recommend to be a bit more ambitious and at least use legitimate Nappa cabbage as the base.
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Buttermilk – The Irish Treasure

 

Buttermilk The Irish TreasureIreland 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

What Is the Gut Flora?

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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?

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