Easy Fermented Food Recipes
What's all the fuss about with easy to make fermented food recipes, you ask? Simple - start with
the fermented food, make it easy. Easy fermented food recipes make it "tasty" and "yummy."
There are dozens of simple and easy fermented food recipes for vegetables, fruits, beans, and
bread. The key is reducing the amount of time and energy necessary to culture these foods. In
addition, easy fermented foods recipes are low in fat, high in fiber and high in nutrition.
The fermentation process generates anaerobic bacteria which consume little organic matter.
Anaerobic bacteria are known to produce methane gas during the fermentation process. The goal
is to get the anaerobic bacteria out of the mixture as quickly as possible, so the food starts to
oxidize (break down). Once you've oxidized the food, you're going to need a way to preserve it.
To make fermented foods like cabbage, carrots and cucumbers easier to ferment, soak them
overnight in filtered water. For leeks and onions, cook them until translucent. For all other
vegetables, cook them as usual except when indicated otherwise. Use the filtered water in the
sauerkraut and cabbage in the morning on low heat, cover for about an hour and then strain into
filtered watertight containers.
An easy fermented food recipe using blue cheese is relatively easy to make as well. You'll need
three parts water; two parts blue cheese, two cups of fresh juice and one tablespoon white
vinegar. Bring a pot of water to a boil and place the blue cheese in one end of the cheesecloth.
Leave the fabric in place for about twenty minutes, and then drain off the excess water. Next, use
a wire strainer to separate the cheese from the other ingredients. Once you've strained the cheese
and vegetables, add the vinegar and let this sit for another ten minutes.
A fermented bread recipe is made by using wheat flour, water and yeast. First, mix the dry
ingredients into the water and mix thoroughly. Then, form into small balls and place int