No-Knead Method for Artisan Bread Baking: The Salt and Fold Method – Part 1

nokneadbreadLEAVEN

Building a Leaven

A “leaven” is a combination of flour and water that has been inoculated with a portion of a sourdough starter. In our bakery, building a leaven to mix with was crucial to avoid putting stress on the starter by using and feeding it in mass quantities. A leaven essentially acts as a medium between the bacteria in your starter and your bread dough that allows you to use smaller amounts of starter to achieve the same result. The leaven will be built the night before you intend to mix, and two days or more before you intend to bake, so plan accordingly.

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Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Napa Cabbage

From the Editor: Please welcome Eve, CFH Customer Support Representative and Cultured Kitchen Keeper. Kimchi is a fermentation style that originated in Korea. It is often served with every meal. When many Westerners think of Kimchi, they automatically think of Napa Cabbage Kimchi.

Probiotic Egg Salad

eggsalad

This egg salad combines the wonderful world of nutrient-dense fresh eggs with a probiotic and enzyme-rich creamy dressing using cultured cream.

My Friend Herman

ceramic crock

From the Editor: Please welcome Julie Feickert, Cultures for Health Founder and Cultured Kitchen Keeper. When I was a little girl, my grandmother would let us stir Herman. Herman lived in an olive and brown patterned ceramic crock in Grandma’s fridge. I never thought to ask where he came from or what he was used… 

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A Closer Look: Greek Yogurt Maker

Greek Yogurt

“Wonderful product. Much nicer than a cheese cloth. Easy to use. Made wonderful yogurt!!!” -Debbie Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Greek Yogurt Maker.