Earlier today, after church, I was getting ready to lay down to take a nap, the radio was playing softly in the background, I typically don’t care for what is played on the only local radio station we can get, it’s a bit too liberal for my tastes, but they were playing a show that I enjoy, it was America’s Test Kitchen, a show I used to watch on TV and am still getting used to listening to it on the radio.
Today’s show was all about fermented foods, something that I am getting more and more interested in, fermenting takes ordinary foods and turns them into super foods as well as helping them store for longer periods of time-preserving food. Fermentation has been something that has done for generations, from creating wine, spirits and beer, to pickles, sauerkraut, yogurt, kimchi, and many other foods & drink.
Fermented foods contain much more goodness than the original food, they contain probiotics that are good for your gut and health, these assist with digestion, this is something that I could certainly use.
This is something that can be done at home, it’s not anything I have learned growing up though, I love cooking and consider this another layer of knowledge in the cooking realm, I don’t know if I’ll be making kimchi anytime soon, but having the knowledge is priceless.
You can listen to the show (free) here:
Here are some informational videos all about fermenting foods, dig in!
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