Sakė is a Japanese rice wine that was initially brewed in many parts of Asia before finally settling in Japan as its natural home. The process of making Japanese Sakė is quite intriguing and that is what adds to the magical allure of this drink. Sakė is both a drink and the window into Japan’s rich … [Read more...]
Fermented Food Recipes
A collection of our best fermented food recipes that you can easily prepare at home including kombucha, kimchi, sauerkraut, sourdough, cheese, kefir, yogurt and many others.
Rejuvelac is a refreshing, healthy, fermented drink made from grains (or sprouted grains) such as rye, barley, oats, or wheat berries. Depending on the kind of grains used as well as the time of fermentation, rejuvelac acquires a lemony-cheesy flavour. A word of caution here: not many … [Read more...]
Gherkins are a group of cucurbitaceous vegetables used mainly as salads or pickles. They are a distant cousin of the cucumber. Pickling cucumbers, or pickles as they are generally known, are larger in size while gherkins are smaller. The scientific name for both varieties is Cucumis … [Read more...]
If you like Sriracha, then you would love Gochujang-the not-yet-famous hot sauce from Korea. Gochujang (pronounced as go-choo-jong) is a force in Korean cooking. It is a spicy, fermented hot sauce that is used in stews, sauces, soups, broths, as well as in meat and fish marinades. It has a … [Read more...]
Since times immemorial, humans have craved spice in their lives and their meals. And using lacto-fermentation to preserve and make condiments, relishes, pickles, and hot sauces has been around for ages, across many cultures. Fermenting sauces and pickles packs in flavors, enzymes, … [Read more...]