Exactly a year ago, I published my first blog post. It was not a coincident that it happened right before Christmas; I started blogging out of excitement that I would have the proper Christmas Eve Borscht for the first time in ten years. Continue reading How I Became a Freak.
Tag: fermented food
Fermented Food – The Best Hangover Cure
It has been quite a while since I was seriously hungover. So, probably I shouldn’t act like an expert here. Continue reading Fermented Food – The Best Hangover Cure
Milk Kefir – A Summer Essential.
You can definitely smell Autumn in the air… So, to bid farewell to Summer, we decided to have a typical Polish Summer midday meal yesterday. Continue reading Milk Kefir – A Summer Essential.
Fermented Food – the Real Beauty of Poland.
OBH 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.
What I learned from an Irish chef about fermenting?
Two weeks ago, I attended an event called “Wild Fermentation: the culture of live foods”. That was a presentation delivered by JP McMahon, one of the well-known Irish chefs. The presentation was rather fancy, as the title suggests, but still worth writing about on my blog, I think.
Continue reading What I learned from an Irish chef about fermenting?
How to Cook Żurek (Fermented Flour Soup).
There is no universal Żurek recipe. Each region has its own and still each family can make it in a different way. Also, some people have a special recipe just for Easter. Continue reading How to Cook Żurek (Fermented Flour Soup).
Żurek – Fermented Rye Flour Soup.
Żurek, also called Żur, is a traditional Slavic soup made of fermented rye flour. There is a similar one called Barszcz Biały and it has never been fully clarified what makes it different from Żurek. Continue reading Żurek – Fermented Rye Flour Soup.
Sour Milk and Beet Soup.
This post is the continuation of the Sour Milk topic. It sounds crazy, but, yes, people make soup from sour milk. It is very popular in Poland and the rest of Eastern Europe. Continue reading Sour Milk and Beet Soup.
Who remembers sour milk?
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?
The Easiest Way to Make Sauerkraut at Home.
Here I am, coming back to my favourite topic: sauerkraut. For me, sauerkraut is the third most important human invention after the wheel and the Internet.
Continue reading The Easiest Way to Make Sauerkraut at Home.