Fermenting

fermentation Weights

What Are Fermentation Weights? Do You Need Them For Your Ferments?

Fermentation weights, sometimes called fermentation stones or followers are just as important as your choice of fermentation jar or crock. If you are thinking about fermenting foods like fruit and vegetables then following some basic rules will ensure you end up with a delicious, tangy result rather than a potential spoiled, fuzzy ferment. Keeping your …

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What is Koji

What Is Koji?

The term Koji refers to grains, usually rice, that has been inoculated with a fungus called Aspergillus oryzae. Koji is essential to the production of foods that are synonymous with japanese cooking and food production. The most recognisable product is soy sauce which is the result of fermentation of soya beans in brine with Aspergillus …

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