Food Preservation

What Is Charcuterie?

What Is Charcuterie?

Most of us are very familiar with some form of charcuterie even though we may take it for granted. Bacon, ham, salami are foods which many of us eat several times a week and all are forms of charcuterie. Charcuterie is a branch of cooking or preparing meats to preserve them. A process that in …

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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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What Is A Pickle

What Is A Pickle?

It is human nature to define things we come into contact with, it seems like everyone know what a pickle is but how do we define a pickle exactly. At its most basic a pickle is any food that preserved with an acid. This can include: Dill pickles Pickled onions Chutney Sauerkraut Relish amongst many …

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