The Ferment Diary

A personal diary of Alexis’s latest fermented discoveries.

EA workshop
Edible Alchemy Workshops
Join us for our live Edible Alchemy workshops in Berlin or book your own group for a unique experience customized
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rolling grape leaves dolmades
6 foods you didn’t know are fermented – EA on crete – Ep V
Exploring cultural practices and traditional fermentation techniques on Crete, Greece. Did you know that olives are fermented?
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Edible Alchemy on Crete – Ep. IV
Candied Lemons & Moroccan Style Salted Lemons In this episode, we preserve the lemony flavors for months to come.
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sending microbes
The Art of Sending Bacteria Overseas
How artist Xijing Xu has mastered the art of sending friendly microbes
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Edible Alchemy on Crete – Episode III – Cretan Wild Edible Herbs
Ethical foraging on Crete – learn what kinds of plants we can pick and use for medicine, salads, teas and
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Best Picks from the Fermentation – Foraging Book List
Check our some of our best picks from our library
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sourdough bread
Sourdough – Doughs, Loaves, Flatbreads & Cakes
what to Expect from our Academy Course
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kimchi juice
How Fermentation can “Unlock” your Foods’ full Nutrient Potential
This is how your foods’ nutrients are UNLOCKED through the process of fermentation
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sourdough chapati, greek yogurt
Edible Alchemy on Crete – Episode II
– Sourdough chapati on the fire – Outdoor evaporation fridge – How to make Greek yogurt
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Episode I – Edible Alchemy on Crete
Edible Alchemy on Crete? To widen the knowledge of the microbiome and learn traditional methods of fermentation and local flora
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Vegetable Fermentation – what to expect in our academy courses
In our online Academy Vegetable Fermentation Course, you will learn how to turn simple vegetables into gold! Here is what
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Good Kraut Vs. Bad Kraut – Scientific Explanation
What exactly are those microorganisms doing in our sauerkraut anyways? Want to get down and nerdy with fermentation? Then this
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probiotics fermentation online course
Probiotic Foods – full course on our Academy
Know more to see more. DIY skills for life.
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How to Travel with your Microbial Pets
Going on vacation? Wondering how to take along your microbial pets like kombucha or water kefir? Or perhaps just wondering
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Fermentation Tools – simple kitchen tools I use daily
Here is a list of tools I use in my fermentation-lab (i.e. kitchen) absolutely everyday! Some of these tools I
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