fermentation
Lacto-fermented Mustard
🕓 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
🕓 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...

Acar Timun
🕓 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...

House Pickles
🕓 Aug 12, 2018

Makes 1L of pickles

Ingredients

  • 5-6 short persion cucumbers
  • ~20g pickling salt
  • 500mL water
  • spices to taste
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1-2 small red radishes
  • white vinegar (optional, to taste)

Instructions

  1. Rinse cucumbers, radish; peel and top the carrot
  2. Slice cucumbers into quarters or eights according...