The Ferment Diary

A personal diary of Alexis’s latest fermented discoveries.

rolling grape leaves dolmades
Exploring cultural practices and traditional fermentation techniques on Crete, Greece. Did you know that olives are fermented?
Candied Lemons & Moroccan Style Salted Lemons In this episode, we preserve the lemony flavors for months to come.
sending microbes
How artist Xijing Xu has mastered the art of sending friendly microbes
Ethical foraging on Crete – learn what kinds of plants we can pick and use for medicine, salads, teas and
sourdough chapati, greek yogurt
– Sourdough chapati on the fire – Outdoor evaporation fridge – How to make Greek yogurt
Edible Alchemy on Crete? To widen the knowledge of the microbiome and learn traditional methods of fermentation and local flora
In our online Academy Vegetable Fermentation Course, you will learn how to turn simple vegetables into gold! Here is what
probiotics fermentation online course
Know more to see more. DIY skills for life.
Going on vacation? Wondering how to take along your microbial pets like kombucha or water kefir? Or perhaps just wondering
Have you ever heard of white asparagus? Perhaps traveled to Germany in the late spring/ early summer? If so, you will
kombucha edible alchemy
First off, what is kombucha and why am I hearing this word so often? Kombu… that’s some kind of sea-weed
Try a Dry Ferment – and dont forget to SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE! ​ ​Vegetables such as carrots, beets, parsnips and
The recipe for these muffins started with a FERMENT FAIL.I left milk kefir sitting in my fridge for 4 months.