Making preserves at home is a rewarding hobby, not to mention very addictive. And while seasonal produce is best for preserving, having good jars on hand is also a must. In this guest post, Cornersmith founder and owner Alex Elliot-Howery shares why choosing high-quality equipment is important when preserving food.Continue reading “Preserving Basics with Cornersmith”
In Scandinavia, fermented vegetables have been a part of people’s traditional food. The cold winters meant fresh and local produce become extremely sparse. And as temperatures drop to a negative in some countries here such as in Sweden and Norway, the North Germanics have since been keen with pickling and fermenting to preserve their food for longer. Continue reading “Nordic Fermented Vegetables Recipe”
Cauliflower is one of the healthiest foods and extremely versatile too. It can be a great meat alternative, healthy snack, vegan replacement for rice, base for pizza, and or an appetising side to pair with your main dish. Is there anything cauliflower can’t do? Continue reading “Pickled Cauliflower Recipe”
Dill pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi—we all love to eat them! But what makes pickled food different from fermented ones? It is quite interesting to learn how both processes are done and what sets them apart. In a nutshell, pickled foods get their sourness from the addition of an acidic liquid. Fermentation, on the other hand, makes food sour through bacterial reaction. Read this simple pickling vs fermenting guide and learn the key characteristics of these two preservation techniques.Continue reading “Pickling vs Fermenting: What’s the Difference?”
There’s a lot more to fermented foods than just their unique tang and signature zing. Fermented foods are packed with probiotics or good bacteria that help boost gut health, improve digestion, and support overall immunity. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons to Eat Fermented Foods”
You only ever see bottles of kombucha on grocery shelves but did you know that you can easily make this delicious drink at home? Kombucha has, after all, been home-brewed for hundreds of years. Kilner provides this easy step-by-step guide to help you get started.
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Blueberries are in season! Make the most of it by batching some of this sugar-free blueberry jam. This delicious recipe from Kilner uses no sweeteners and instead highlights the natural sweetness and tartness of this wonderful berry.Continue reading “Sugar-Free Blueberry Jam Recipe”