We're always blown away by how delicious the simplest ferments are. A bit of onion, garlic and salt transforms red peppers into a tangy and delicious treat in just a couple of days. We promise you this ferment won't last long in your fridge...
If you love cooking with cauliflower because of its versatility, you'll certainly enjoy fermenting with it. Although fairly bland on its own, cauliflower easily absorbs other flavors so it's perfect to try out new seasonings with.
There are many ways to eat fermented cauliflower: on its own as a snack or side, in a salad (cold quinoa salads especially), or chopped up in a wrap or sandwich.
Zesty, tangy and great for putting on salads, Carrot-Ginger Kraut is a summer time must. We loved how fun it was to make and the unique ginger-lime flavors. The great thing about fermenting with grated carrots, rather than sticks, is you can pack in A LOT more carrots.
Fresh. Light. Tangy. Crunchy. The perfect summer snack on a hot day, especially if you're lucky enough to pick them from your own garden. Fermented Sour Dilly Beans are easy to make with barely any prep time at all, which is always a bonus!
Here's a step-by-step recipe tutorial on how to make Fermented Sour Dilly Beans with Masontops.
Fermenting whole vegetables with a brine is one of the easiest ways to introduce yourself to lacto-fermentation. The prep is a breeze and the recipes are very simple, with typically only a couple ingredients. Our Lacto-Fermented Radish recipe is a classic and an easy one for beginners to master on their first try.
If you're looking for a special snack, fermented vegetables are a great option with no guilt attached. A little sour and savory, you and your family won't believe they're loaded with vitamins and probiotics as you munch away by the fire.
'Tis the season to get cooking. With dinners, appetizers and charcuterie boards to prepare, you need all the help (and health) you can get. Garlic is a great way to add flavors to dishes and fermenting it only enhances it and adds additional health benefits.
Don't let over-complicated recipes fool you: fermentation is not an exact science. There is room for creativity and you don't need any specialized skills to start.
What's more comforting than warming your body from the inside out on a crisp day? Soup is an excellent way to stay warm while maintaining a balanced diet. It's like the salad of winter! We have found 3 fermented soups that will keep you warm, happy and healthy until spring and beyond. why.