What Is the Gut Flora?

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?

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Fermented Winter Dishes – Part 2

lazanki pasta with sauerkrautIt looks like winter came back to Ireland, so I can continue with my listing of Fermented Food Winter Dishes. Yes, there are loads of them, and they are warming, comforting and delicious. Continue reading Fermented Winter Dishes – Part 2

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

Fermented Food – the Real Beauty of Poland.

sauerkraut barrel5OBH has arrived from holidays in Poland. Being a very supportive and caring OBH, he brought some fantastic material for my blog.

Look at this picture of sauerkraut! Continue reading Fermented Food – the Real Beauty of Poland.