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Probiotic Valentine’s Day Truffles

Photo by Merve Ayd?n on UnsplashWhen we think of Valentine’s Day, our minds immediately wander to chocolate. The decadent confection that is given almost as frequently as socks on Christmas is ubiquitous with the mere mention of Valentine’s day. Why, though? Why did chocolate become the ...

Shiitake Tasty Paste Recipe

  Shutterstock/norikko You can use fresh mushrooms in this recipe, but I find that the flavor of dried mushrooms is superior in this application. With dried mushrooms, the flavor is pure mushroom umami. Use this tasty paste like mushroom broth; we use it in anything that needs a little extra ...

Freshly Steamed Idlis Recipe

  Getty Images/iStockphoto Though considered a timeless staple in Indian cuisine, historians believe that idlis originated in present-day Indonesia, where they’re known as kedlis. Idlis arrived in India sometime between 800 and 1200, and have remained a favorite ever since. Because of their ...

Amazake Recipe

  Shutterstock/norikko This recipe is for a very basic amazake. It’s traditionally made with rice — brown, sweet brown, or white — but it works wonders on any grain. This amazake has a thick consistency; eat it as is, or blend it with water to make an amazake beverage. We recommend ...

Delicious Dosas Recipe

  Getty Images/iStockphoto The exact birthplace of dosas is unknown, but many historians believe they originated in the southwest Indian region of Karnataka. Their popularity has since spread from India and traveled around the globe to food-lovers everywhere. Dosas are traditionally served ...

Napa Cabbage Kimchi Recipe

 Baechu kimchi is the most common of all kimchi varieties and the key component that is always found in Korean fridges. When you just say ‘kimchi’ this is the type you refer to. At Arirang batches of kimchi are prepared using twenty kilograms of Chinese leaf every other day. Korean ...

Ginseng Kimchi Recipe

 Many Koreans strongly believe in the salubrious powers of the ginseng root. It has been used for thousands of years and is said to help against numerous symptoms and ailments. Above all it is said to boost your energy-levels, and wild, ancient specimens are sold for large sums of money. The ...

Hobakkimchi (Squash Kimchi) Recipe

 Koreans almost always refer to what a vegetable is good for. Squash in particular is said to be good for female hormones. The hard squash soaks up salt in a completely different way than, for example, cucumber, so do check the seasoning carefully. If you cannot get hold of muscat squash or ...

Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi Soup) Recipe

 Kimchi soup is a true comfort food for Koreans. A food cuddle that cures all types of homesickness. Want to make the kimchi soup vegetarian? Swap the meat for more tofu and use a vegetarian stock.Ingredients:200 g pork collar (or pork butt; about 1/2 pound)250 g firm tofu (9 ounces)600–800 ...

Taste Testing Sourdough Starters and Sourdough Sandwich Bread Recipe

 I’m a big sourdough fan, making wild starters in almost every place I’ve lived. I’ve cultivated and eaten wild sourdough from south eastern Oregon, the north coast of California, famed San Francisco, ultra urban Los Angeles and now sourdough from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Memory being ...

Fermentation

Inspiration for edible alchemy.