Cultured Vegetable Care and Maintenance

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Sometimes people regard lacto-fermentation as a very scientifically precise process. Beginners often get stuck on certain details and become frustrated when their batch doesn’t work out just like the steps and pictures. People frequently will ask, “How long will this batch of sauerkraut take to culture at x temperature?” assuming we have a secret mathematical formula. Though there is science involved, the process is not quite so black and white. Hopefully some of these points will help demystify some of the alchemy some people perceive when making cultured vegetables…. 

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How We Like Our Fermented Vegetables

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Fermented vegetables have a frequent place at our table. We eat them in a host of different ways – from a topping to whatever it happens to be that we’re eating to incorporated in a host of tasty dishes. Given the variety of flavors you can create with fermented vegetables, they can be one of… 

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Mascarpone

Mascarpone

Mascarpone is a light and fluffy soft cheese that is traditionally used to make tiramisù and cannoli. Alternatively mascarpone is delicious mounded in a bowl and topped with fresh fruit.

What’s New at CFH: Save 10% on Cheesemaking Supplies & Learn About Sourdough Starter Hydration

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This week you can save 10% on a fantastic selection of Cultures for Health cheesemaking supplies.  Also, check out a new article on sourdough starter hydration.

A Closer Look: Fresh Cheese Making Kit

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Kits are a great way to get started with something new without having to figure out all the details.  This kit provides what you need to get started making Feta, Cottage Cheese, Cream Cheese, Fromage Blanc, and Traditional Quark at home. Today we are going to take a closer look at the Fresh Cheese Making… 

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