Real Food Fermentation

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Preserving Whole Fresh Food with Live Cultures in Your Home Kitchen

Paperback - Author,Alex Lewin

Preserve your favorite foods through every season with Real Food Fermentation. Control your own ingredients, techniques, and additives. Learn a practical food-preparation skill youäó»ll use again and again. And express yourself by making something unique and whole.

Inside, you'll find:

All the basics: the process, the tools, and how to get started

A guide to choosing the right ingredients

Sauerkraut and beyond, how to ferment vegetables, including slaw-style, pickles, and kimchi

How to ferment dairy into yogurt, kefir, creme fraíche, and butter

How to ferment fruits, from lemons to tomatoes, and how to serve them

How to ferment your own beverages, including mead, kombucha, vinegar, and ginger ale

A primer on fermented meat, fish, soy, bread, and more

Everything you need to know about why the recipes work, why they are safe, what to do if they go wrong, and how to modify them to suit your taste