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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
Fermented Veggies

Fermented Veggies

I am not a fan of traditional sauerkraut but want to make the most of the health benefits of fermented veggies. I play around and come up with my own recipes which…

JLR November 20, 2017
Chilled Kefir Soup

Chilled Kefir Soup

There you were wondering what next to do with your kefir to give it bit of an interesting spin. This is also for all of you out there who believe that Cultured Foods…

JLR October 24, 2017
Bacteria – The Only Culture Some People Have!

Bacteria – The Only Culture Some People Have!

We are a walking colony of bacteria! Did you know that there are 10 times more bacteria cells in your body than human cells? My interest is in the bacteria that…

JLR October 10, 2017
Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

It was Hippocrates that said that all disease begins in the gut, he also said, ‘let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ It was with this in mind…

JLR September 26, 2017
Are Cultured and Fermented Foods Hazardous to your health?

Are Cultured and Fermented Foods Hazardous to your health?

I have been on the Cultured and Fermented Foods Journey for some time now. Needless to say, I have been devouring all the information that I can find about these…

JLR September 20, 2017