'Dill Pickle' Kraut Recipe

'Dill Pickle' Kraut Recipe

Hands down one of the tastiest ferments I've ever made! If you love the flavour of dill pickles, you must try this Dill Pickle Kraut. The perfect side to a summer meal but also irresistible straight out of the jar!

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Fiery Ferments - Sri'raw'cha and Salsa Starter

Fiery Ferments - Sri'raw'cha and Salsa Starter

We're so excited for our copy of Fiery Ferments to arrive! In this post, authors Kirsten and Christopher Shockey were kind enough to share 2 recipes from their new book. For heat lovers, a Sriracha recipe with kick and for tamer tongues, a Pico de Gallo Salsa starter that's delicious added to fresh salsa or guacamole. 

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Sandor Katz and Superfood Kimchi Recipes

Sandor Katz and Superfood Kimchi Recipes

Today I wanted to share Sandor Katz's perspective on fermentation as a tool for social change and in the hopes of inspiring more of it, share 3 recipes for Superfood Kimchis I created for Clean Eating magazine. There's a gorgeous Superfruit Kimchi, a really tasty Thai flavoured Asparagus Kimchi and Kimchi Root Sticks in a miso-garlic-orange paste. 

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Preserving the Harvest - Fermentation

Preserving the Harvest - Fermentation

Fermentation is my favourite way to preserve the harvest and this recipe for Golden Kraut is one of the tastiest ferments I've ever created! If you've never tried fermenting, this is a great recipe to get started with. Fermenting vegetables is straight-forward and simple and the flavour of this kraut is mild and sweet.  With the addition of two superfood roots, this kraut is also beneficial for improving digestive and immune health and it's anti-inflammatory!

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Preserving Wild Leeks

Preserving Wild Leeks

Whether we're foraging or buying from a market, we need to make sure that we are doing so responsibly and asking others if they are doing the same. Here are some guidelines for preserving wild leeks in nature as well as my favourite way to preserve wild leeks in the kitchen so you can enjoy their flavour all year - Fermented Whole Leaf Ramps.

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The Miracles of Garlic and a Recipe for Fermented Garlic Paste

The Miracles of Garlic and a Recipe for Fermented Garlic Paste

Garlic is an incredibly powerful medicinal food. From fighting cancer to reducing infections to preventing premature aging. There's nothing this little bulb can't do. However, how you prepare it makes a big difference in its health benefits. Like did you know that garlic doesn't actually contain allicin? I'm really nerding out in this post, so get ready to learn a lot and then head to your kitchen to try my recipe for Fermented Garlic Paste!

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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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Fizzy Fermented Drinks - Beet Kvass

Fizzy Fermented Drinks - Beet Kvass

Beets are an incredible local superfood. Their deep red colour is due to phytonutrients called betalains. Betalains are potent antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and they support liver detoxification. With beet kvass, not only do we get the nutritional benefits of beets, but we also get a healthy dose of probiotics. Win win!

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