Naturally fizzy soda pops

A little sweet and slightly sour naturally carbonated beverages were our ancestor’s answer to soda pop. Old fashioned and lightly fizzy drinks made with fermentation are not only special for their flavour, as well as their health benefits. Old fashioned sodas are detoxifying, hydrating, full of electrolytes, minerals and will increase the bio-availabilty (the ability … Read more

Milk Kefir Muffins

The recipe for these muffins started with a FERMENT FAIL.I left milk kefir sitting in my fridge for 4 months. The milk kefir was very sour, separated and fizzy. I strained the milk kefir grains out of the milk to use in a muffin recipe. As luck should have it, THEY ARE AMAZING and have … Read more

Fermented HOT HOT HOT Sauce

Smashed peppers, garlic, chickweed & green tomatoes pictured above with some tools of the trade : a mortar and pestle, and Korean onggi fermentation vessel from Eliefs The concept is simple, the hotter the peppers you use the hotter the sauce it makes. If you combine a mixture of peppers you will most likely find … Read more

Seed Cheez Pleez

Turmeric-Dill-Cashew Cheeze Cheeeeeeze pleeeeeeaze Nuts and seeds such as sunflower, pumpkin, cashew, macadamia, almond, flax and sesame, are all rich and savoury ingredients that can be transformed into delicious dairy-free cheezes, pâtés and milks. These nutritious condiments gain improved texture, flavour and digestibility through fermentation.  There are many ways to add a fermentation culture such as … Read more

Salad Days

Summer days are best spent in the garden soaking up the sunshine and helping things GROW. When we’re busy digging in the dirt, even though fresh food is everywhere, we know that sometimes it is still hard to eat well and keep energy levels high.  ​So grab a handful of what looks good, give it a rinse and … Read more

BOOM! All About Carbonation

            Bubbles.It’s all about the bubbles. Adding carbonation to flavoured liquids can transform a drinking experience. Fizz is energizing. Effervescent drinks dance and sparkle on the tongue.Tonic beverages are bracing, invigorating and refreshing. It’s no wonder humans crave them.​ Slightly sour, slightly sweet and naturally carbonated beverages are the traditional ‘soft … Read more