Post tagged: food

Fermented Feijoa Pickle - sugar free

feremented feijoa

Its that time of year, in my neighbourhood, where everybody is trying to give away feijoas. Acca sellowiana fruit also known as pineapple guava or guavasteen have a short shelf life and are not sold in the markets for long or exported. They're one of those great seasonal treats where …

Sugar-Free Fermented Marmalade

feremented marmalade

After making preserved lemons I saw a comment somewhere that marmalade was once made by lacto-fermentation rather than with heaps of sugar like jam. I prefer a low sugar, low glycemic index diet so I made up the concoction below. Later I searched on-line for recipes and found most of …

Preserved Lemons

preserved lemons

Without my own lemon tree, supermarket lemons are expensive so I go to the Farmers' market and get a large bag and make preserved lemons. When I first made these I didn't realize they were supposed to ferment and was a bit worried by the bubbling. When I use fresh …

Fermented Chili and Garlic sauce

chili sauce

Many cultures (Louisiana, Thai, Hunan, Korea, Indonesia, Portugal) make a fermented chili sauce. This is my goto recipe and there's always a jar of this in the fridge. I'm not into fuzzy things like straining it after fermenting preferring the chunky taste surprise. I don't add extra flavorings like ginger …