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Brewing Kombucha

Kombucha happens regularly around here.  Every four days usually to be exact.  And having as much as we want, as often as we want it is such a treat! 758 more words


I haven't been ill (so far....) this winter: All Hail Sauerkraut

It is a mini personal miracle to make it to half way through January without so much as a sneeze this year. I suspect there are several reasons – less self sabotage for one – but in all truth, nutritionally the ONLY thing I am doing differently is getting a daily dose of something fermented. 256 more words


Kimchi season and a mozzarella and kimchi grilled cheese

This morning brought with it a smattering of glitter across our pavements and my breath billowed before my face as I cycled in to uni. it is the epitome of a crisp, clear winter’s day. 236 more words


Feeling makes me Angry

The sensitive shamans theory is intrinsically incomplete. It is not good enough for me. So what of it; he feels that if he places the cabbage into a pot of water, some spiritual and bodiless entities of his faith enter into that pot and imbue the cabbage with revitalizing properties. 197 more words

Exotic Wines (2)

Basic recipe for all fruit wines –
Some Fruit (quantity varies according to type), 1kg – 1.5kg Sugar, 6pts Water (approx), Pectolase, Super wine yeast, Nutrient. 38 more words


I was so excited to get started on my first batch of homemade sauerkraut today! I pooled the best tips and advice I could find and came up with this…..stay tuned to see how it tastes! 686 more words


How to pickle or ferment daikon (radish)

My father-in-law and Beth grew the beast of a vegetable in the picture above this winter on their farm in Brown Summit, Congolina Farms. And I got the honorary duty of digging it up! 387 more words