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Workshops, News and Products

Workshops, News and Products

Happy New Year!Have you set a vision for the year? I like to write a motivation and inspiration in the form of a bio for the year. This portrays who I am and the…

Cultured Kitchen JLR January 15, 2019
Seasons Greetings!

Seasons Greetings!

It has been quite a year and I am looking forward to 2019 with enthusiasm and vigour. I am busy planning my diary and would love to hear from you about what you…

Cultured Kitchen JLR December 20, 2018
Sourdough Bread and Kefir Cheese Workshop.

Sourdough Bread and Kefir Cheese Workshop.

Next workshop is on the 10th of November in Stanford. It is going to be all about bread and things that taste good with bread. You will learn how to make a sourdough…

Cultured Kitchen JLR October 26, 2018
Why is Sourdough Bread sour? And other questions.

Why is Sourdough Bread sour? And other questions.

Sourdough is the oldest form of leavened bread and probably dates back to ancient Egyptian times. I reckon it was discovered by accident, when someone left some…

Cultured Kitchen JLR October 26, 2018
Ways with Whey

Ways with Whey

Whey is equivalent to liquid gold. As a by-product of making kefir cheese, I always have at least a litre in the fridge at all times. I am endeavouring to adopt…

JLR August 21, 2018
Kvass, Tepache. Yes, I talk foreign!

Kvass, Tepache. Yes, I talk foreign!

Are you looking for some easy and tasty ferments to make? Then these two will be right up your street. No fuss with keeping cultures alive and fed and all you need…

JLR August 1, 2018
Workshops for July, August and September

Workshops for July, August and September

Prefer to make your own goodies rather than buy? Come along to one of the workshops and learn everything you need to know about setting up your own Cultured Kitchen.…

JLR July 12, 2018
Fermented Veggie Mania

Fermented Veggie Mania

I must have been possessed by the fermenting witch when I decided to spend the day submerging my hands in mounds of veggies. With latex gloves in place, I dived…

JLR July 10, 2018
Culture For Sale!

Culture For Sale!

I am spreading some culture. You are what you eat, or so they say, so eat a good dose of culture!

JLR July 5, 2018
News, Workshops and more!

News, Workshops and more!

Hello Fellow Cultured Fermenters. For those of you who are busy fermenting, you may well have noticed a slow down of activity. This is because of the colder weather.…

JLR May 17, 2018
Fermenting and the Art of Patience

Fermenting and the Art of Patience

Patience has never been my thing but fermenting is. The two are just not compatible. Dealing with living cultures that need feeding, burping, warmth and much love,…

JLR May 10, 2018
Sourdough Bread made easy!

Sourdough Bread made easy!

I had always found bread making hugely intimidating. That is until I discovered the no-knead, stretch and fold method. It goes without saying that I am totally hooked…

JLR April 13, 2018
Kefir Bread

Kefir Bread

Kefir Bread is a versatile, tasty and easy loaf of bread to make. Great as an everyday loaf, you can freeze it and it makes scrumptious toast. No kneading, no stretch…

JLR April 6, 2018
Wild Fermentation and Wellness Retreat

Wild Fermentation and Wellness Retreat

Goodwill Mountain Farm lies on the slope of the Kleinriviersberg just outside the heritage village of Stanford. Cradled by the mountains and caressed by the wind…

JLR March 28, 2018
Workshops January to March 2018

Workshops January to March 2018

Are you ready to get intimate with some bacteria? Seriously it is great fun. Cultured and fermented foods have been around for thousands of years. It is only now…

JLR January 19, 2018
Kefir Crumpets with Greek Yoghurt, Honey Fermented Berries and Cultured Vanilla Butter.

Kefir Crumpets with Greek Yoghurt, Honey Fermented Berries and Cultured Vanilla Butter.

A good dose of friendly gut bacteria to set you up for the day. Happy Gut – Happy Me! I always have milk kefir, cultured butter, Greek fermented yoghurt and fermented…

JLR December 13, 2017