Fermented garlic dill pickles are a classic lacto-fermentation recipe. Zingy, zesty and delicious, these fermented cucumbers are a delicious probiotic snack or lunchtime complement. Easy to make and beautiful to watch ferment, get started today!
What's a ginger bug? A charming name for a collection of bacteria and yeasts that colonize a bowl of sweetened ginger left on the counter for a few days. Easy to make, and easy to tailor the intensity of the ginger. Aka ginger beer, it's delicious!
Probiotic supplements are expensive, so why not try and make the fermented foods packed full of the most probiotics you can? This is a savory twist on traditional sauerkraut, with an additional trick to insure many good bacteria strains.
The recipe calls for fennel bulb (not seeds, although we do add classic spices– caraway seeds and juniper berries) to provide a slightly sweet counterpoint to the sourness, and fresh ginger gives it a boost of fresh flavor.