Fermentation for beginners The step-by-step guide to fermentation and probiotic foods

Book - 2013

Fermented foods are a delicious and rich source of nourishment. Many of our favorite everyday foods like beer, wine, cheese, bread, and yogurt, or beloved family traditions like sauerkraut, corned beef, and kimchi, are the result of fermentation. Besides adding complexity and flavor to many foods, fermentation is also proven to add amazing health benefits-from promoting healthy digestion to allowing our body to fully absorb the necessary nutrients in our food. However, many beginners are skittis...h about starting the process of fermentation for the first time. Fermentation for Beginners is a straightforward kitchen companion for anyone step-by-step instructions, Fermentation for Beginners takes the stress out of at-home fermentation. Whether you are trying fermentation to improve your health, or just want to explore this time-tested culinary skill, Fermentation for Beginners will be your guide to the art of fermentation and the science of probiotic foods.

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Published
Berkeley, CA : Drakes Press 2013
©2013
Language
English
Item Description
Includes bibliographic references and index.
"60 delicious recipes, 13 key ingredients, 9 reasons to ferment"--Cover.
Physical Description
134 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN
9781623152567
1623152569
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Presents step-by-step instructions for home fermentation of foods and beverages, providing sixty recipes for such staples as pickles, yogurt, sourdough bread, and wine, and explains the health benefits of fermented foods.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Master the age-old art of fermentation from home with Fermentation for Beginners.Fermented foods are a delicious and rich source of nourishment. However, many beginners are skittish about starting the process of fermentation for the first time. With straightforward guides, delicious recipes, and step-by-step instructions, Fermentation for Beginners takes the stress out of at-home fermentation. Whether you are trying fermentation to improve your health, or just want to explore this time-tested culinary skill, Fermentation for Beginners will be your guide to the art of fermentation and the science of probiotic foods.Fermentation for Beginners will show you how and why to ferment your own foods, with:60 Recipes providing step-by-step instructions for safe and effective fermentationHelpful Tips covering the ingredients and equipment you need to start fermenting at homeAn Overview explaining the science behind fermentationFermentation recipes include: Garlic Dill Pickles, Pear Chutney, Greek-Style Yogurt, Tempeh, Sourdough Baguettes, Corned Beef, Red Wine Vinegar, Basic Beer, Basic Wine, and much more!With the right combination of microbes and a little skill, Fermentation for Beginners will give you all the tools you need to start fermenting your own foods right away.