Real Food Fermentation

Preserving Whole Fresh Food with Live Cultures in Your Home Kitchen

Alex Lewin


In this newly revised and updated edition, discover how to preserve your favourite foods in every season with simple techniques and recipes. Learn the process of fermentation from start to finish, and stock your pantry and refrigerator with delicious fermented fruits, vegetables, dairy and more. You'll find information about why these recipes work, why they are safe, what to do if things go wrong and how to modify them to suit your taste.

The book is filled with beautiful photos and clear instructions help you build your skills with confidence. Inside you'll find:

  • Fermentation basics – the tools, the ingredients, the processes and how to get started
  • Sauerkraut and beyond – how to ferment vegetables, including slaw-style, pickles and kimchi
  • How to ferment dairy into yogurt, kefir, creme fraiche, butter and more
  • How to ferment your own beverages, including kombucha, vinegar and hard apple cider
  • Plus recipes for sourdough, natto and more


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    255 x 205mm
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    Quarry Books
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