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TAG : Lands of the Curry Leaf

Simple Fermented Bok Choy Recipe

 This method of fermentation has been used for centuries. You can use it with any vegetable and it will keep for months — but I prefer the pickle fairly fresh, at about 4-6 days old. I have loosely based this recipe on the Nepalese version; try it in a vegie burger with some grilled ...

Weralu Achcharu (Olive Pickles) Recipe

Photo from Adobe Stock/olindanaSold as a snack by the roadside and by beach vendors all over Sri Lanka, these olives have a great flavour and texture — and once you’ve eaten one, you keep going back for more. They also make a great chaser for a beer or a glass of coconut arrack.Region: Sri ...

Mesu (Fermented Bamboo Shoots) Recipe

Photo from Adobe Stock/Successo imagesThe use of mesu as a pickle and as the base of curries is a long tradition in the hills of Darjeeling and the state of Sikkim in north-east India. Made with fermented bamboo shoots, this very popular pickle has a tangy and sour taste that is hard to ...

Gundruk (Spicy Fermented Vegetables) Recipe

 This is Nepal’s kimchi, made with the vegetables from the summer harvest and kept as a staple through the colder months. It is also sometimes made into a curry, but this pickle makes a great accompaniment to dhal and rice and adds a tang to your meals. You can also serve it alongside some ...

Fermentation

Inspiration for edible alchemy.