Hoisin Sauce
๐Ÿ•“ Dec 16, 2019

Makes ~ 13 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp fermented black beans
  • 1 12 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 12 tsp rice vinegar
  • 14 tsp chili powder
  • 12 tsp five spice powder
  • water

Instructions

  • mix the fermented black beans with twice their volume...

Chinese Five Spice
๐Ÿ•“ Dec 14, 2019

Makes enough to fit in a 250mL container

  • 4 tbsp sichuan peppercorns
  • ~12 star anise
  • 2 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground clove

Toast the peppecorns in a heavy pan, until aromatic. Grind peppercorns, star anise, and fennel, and the mix all together.


Manul Changachi (Pickled Garlic)
๐Ÿ•“ Dec 14, 2019

Makes ~500mL (4 heads) of pickled garlic.

Ingredients

  • 4 heads of garlic
  • 1 cup of distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp chile flakes

Instructions

  1. Keep the heads of garlic intact, but remove the exterior skin as much as possible
  2. Place garlic heads in a 500mL mason jar,...

Molasses Cookies
๐Ÿ•“ Dec 13, 2019

Makes ~4 dozen. Preheat the over to 350F.

Ingredients

  • 34 cup sugar
    • Extra sugar for coating
  • 34 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 14 cup fancy molasses
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 12 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp black pepper, finely ground
  • 1...

Rye Sourdough with Spices
๐Ÿ•“ Dec 14, 2018

Ingredients

For a single large loaf

  • 400g water
  • 70g sourdough starter
  • 245g rye flour
  • 245g all purpose flour
  • 44g molasses
  • 12g salt
  • 8g fennel seed
  • 3g caraway seed
  • 2g anise seed (or star anise)
  • zest of one orange

Instructions

Preparation:

  • Mix starter into water, and then add molasses, seeds,...

Lacto-fermented Mustard
๐Ÿ•“ Dec 11, 2018

Makes ~500mL of mustard

Ingredients

  • 100g mustard seed
  • 375g water
  • 13g salt

Instructions

  • Mix water and salt completely
  • Add in mustard seed, stirring
  • Cover lightly and let sit, 4-6 days
    • Note: I found that it off-gassed by sulphury, but that will not be present in the final product
  • After...

Fermented Roast Potatoes
๐Ÿ•“ Dec 2, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1.5kg small potatoes
  • fresh rosemary
  • garlic
  • salt
  • 1L mason jar

Fermentation

  1. Rinse and cut the potatoes into halves or quarters. The chunks should be fairly small (around 12”-1”)
  2. Peel and halve the garlic cloves
  3. Layer the garlic, rosemary, and potatoes into the...

Plum Torte
๐Ÿ•“ Sep 3, 2018

Makes one 10” torte

Ingredients

  • 1 12 cup sugar
  • 34 cup butter
  • 1 12 flour
  • 1 12 tsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 16 prune plums, or 6 large plums
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

For a vegan variantion, substitue the eggs for 2 mashed bananas or flax egg...


Pizza Dough
๐Ÿ•“ Sep 2, 2018

Makes ~3 pizzas worth of dough.

Ingredients

  • 6+ cups of flour
  • 2 13 cup hot water
  • 13 cup oil
  • 12 tsp salt
  • 12 tsp rapid-rise yeast

Instructions

  1. Sieve 4 cups of flour into a large bowl
  2. Add in salt and rapid-rise yeast, mixing well.
  3. Add together the hot water and oil...

Acar Timun
๐Ÿ•“ Aug 12, 2018

Makes ~2L.

Ingredients

  • 450g carrots
  • 450g cucumber (any kind will do)
  • 3 tsp pickling salt
  • 1.5 cups white vinegar
  • 3 cups water
  • 0.5 cup sugar
  • 2 shallots or 12 a large yellow onion
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 1 tsp cumin seed

Instructions

  1. Trim and peel carrots and cucumbers
  2. Julienne the carrots and...