Note from Shannon: Please welcome Janet Creasy, Cultures for Health Content Writer and Cultured-Kitchen Keeper.
Each day I delve deeper into my fermentation journey, I find something new. My family has been tearing through maple syrup these days, filling their bellies with warm oatmeal topped with maple syrup and berries. I got to thinking about the fermentation of syrup.
Most people might fret if their syrup fermented but what is mead but fermented honey? Or wine but fermented grapes? Hard Cider but fermented apples? I went to grab my well-worn and loved edition of Sally Fallon’s Nourishing Traditions. So firstly, what is the act of fermentation?