The Ferment Diary
A personal diary of Alexis’s latest fermented discoveries.
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?Read more.
Edible Alchemy on Crete – Ep. IV
Candied Lemons & Moroccan Style Salted Lemons In this episode, we preserve the lemony flavors for months to come.Read more.
The Art of Sending Bacteria Overseas
How artist Xijing Xu has mastered the art of sending friendly microbesRead more.
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 andRead more.
Edible Alchemy on Crete – Episode II
– Sourdough chapati on the fire – Outdoor evaporation fridge – How to make Greek yogurtRead more.
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 floraRead more.
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 whatRead more.
Probiotic Foods – full course on our Academy
Know more to see more. DIY skills for life. https://ediblealchemyacademy.com/courses/probiotic-foods-full-course/Read more.
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 wonderingRead more.
Have you ever heard of white asparagus? Perhaps traveled to Germany in the late spring/ early summer? If so, you willRead more.
How, What, Why Kombucha?!
First off, what is kombucha and why am I hearing this word so often? Kombu… that’s some kind of sea-weedRead more.
Try Dry Fermenting – Carrots!
Try a Dry Ferment – and dont forget to SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE! Vegetables such as carrots, beets, parsnips andRead 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.Read more.
Sour Dough Pitas
I finally took the plunge at making, to me, one of the most daunting ferments… SOUR DOUGH BREAD. Out ofRead more.
The Original Ginger Beer
Ginger beer is a Caribbean style spicy-soft drink prepared using a ginger starter of grated ginger, water, sugar and wildRead more.