New Season, New Ferments, New Friends!

New Season, New Ferments, New Friends!

With fermented pastes, foraged ferments and a recipe section that uses sauerkraut in chocolate cake (I kid you not!), 'Fermented Vegetables' by Kristen and Christopher Shockey is a new favourite. I was so excited by this book, I had to write to Kristen and Christopher to thank them and am thrilled that they've offered to share two of their recipes! One is a fermented Turmeric Paste which is incredible for reducing inflammation, supporting healthy digestion, boosting immune health and tastes incredible on roasted veggies. The second is fermented Rhubarb Relish - need I say more?

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Fermenting Your Veggies

Fermenting Your Veggies

Fermentation is an incredible thing. Through the magic of bacteria, food is transformed. Lacto-fermented, or cultured, foods are rich in vitamins, enzymes and lactobacilli bacteria. Better yet, because these foods have been partially digested for us by the bacteria, they are easier to absorb, meaning that we assimilate more of the goodness into our cells.

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