Even beginners can make their own fermented foods! This easy-to-follow comprehensive guide presents more than 120 recipes for fermenting 64 different vegetables and herbs. Learn the basics of making kimchi, sauerkraut, and pickles, and then refine your technique as you expand your repertoire to include curried golden beets, pickled green coriander, and carrot kraut. With a variety of creative and healthy recipes, many of which can be made in batches as small as one pint, you’ll enjoy this fun and delicious way to preserve and eat your vegetables.
"An impressive addition to the growing literature of fermentation, with a thorough review of basic concepts and a great recipe section."
"Such good information and so much of it!"
“Kirsten Shockey and Christopher Shockey take the art of lacto-fermentation to a whole new level in Fermented Vegetables. The authors provide precise instruction for beginners and then inspire the reader with wonderfully creative ways to use sauerkraut and all its cousins in everything from quiche to enchiladas. This beautifully illustrated book belongs on the shelves of both amateur and professional chefs.”
"How to do it and what to do with it! This book covers all the aspects of fermentation — all you need to know lies in this book. Le Pigeon now has a new "how to" to grace our book shelves. "
From the Back Cover
Eat Live Foods!
Make lacto-fermentation part of your kitchen. A classic preserving method, the process yields nutrient-dense live foods packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and probiotic goodness. Master the techniques for making sauerkraut, kimchi, pickles, and fermented condiments, and then explore how to apply those simple skills to fermenting more than 60 fresh vegetables, herbs, and even a few fruits.
In addition to 140 recipes and suggestions to an intriguing array of ferments, you'll find delicious recipes that bring your creations to the table as part of any meal.