Presents step-by-step instructions for home fermentation of foods and beverages, providing sixty recipes for such staples as pickles, yogurt, sourdough bread, and wine, and explains the health benefits of fermented foods.
The Step-by-Step Guide to Fermentation and Probiotic Foods
an Amazon and New York Times Bestseller
This introductory book on fermentation not only explains what fermentation is, but it also explains why it is good for our bodies. It confirms that those cultures which have fermented foods in their diet, such as pickles and yoghurt in Asia, live longer than those cultures that do not have fermented foods. The text adds that fermented foods promote immunity and aid in digestion, even those foods such as nuts and seeds, which need yoghurt or other fermented foods to help in digestion.
The book also contains information on yeasts, fungi and fruits in addition to alcoholic and nonalcoholic beer and wine. Instructions are included to ferment lots of edible items. It is an educational resource for fermentation.
Fermentation for Beginners will show you how and why to ferment your own foods, with:
60 delicious fermentation recipes, from pickles to yogurt to sourdough bread to wine
13 key ingredients for fermentation
9 top health reasons to eat probiotic foods
Step-by-step instructions for safe and effective fermentation
Overview of the science behind fermentation
Tips on starting your home fermentation laboratory
With the right combination of microbes and a little skill, Fermentation for Beginners will give you all the tools you need to start fermenting your own foods right away.
I am a great believer in maintaining a healthy gut. It first started several years ago when I started to experiment with adding good bacteria to my diet in the form of Probiotics. After a very short time I started to see encouraging results. Thankfully, after a lot of persistence, I have now achieved my ideal weight!