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Lazy bitch Kimchi

This isn’t a traditional Korean Kimchi and it’s not a kraut either, but it sure is a lazy bitch way to throw down some fermented veggies. Breaking rules (not the law) is something I enjoy doing, especially when it comes to fermenting for food medicine. And if you wanna know a cheats way of helping your…

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Fermenting for food medicine

Fermenting for food medicine is a part of my every day life. It’s not something that I think about doing every now and again, because fermented foods and drinks literally are my medication. In fact I’ve developed such a rhythm around fermenting, I sometimes find myself doing it competently and unconsciously!  So teaching about the art and…

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Fermented 4 day Immune Booster

This quick and easy ferment is a must have when you live in a hot and humid climate like Darwin in the Northern Territory Australia. In colloquial terms we have three seasons in the Top End: The Wet Season which includes the hottest sweatiest, sticky and humidest time of the year before the big rains come.…

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Lacto fermented Zucchini

This sassy summer ferment is one of my regulars. Living in the tropics, even in our ‘coldest’ time of the year, it’s still pretty warm. A taxi driver in Brisbane recently laughed at me when I told him the coldest it gets in Darwin might be 14 deg celsius and even that would be very early…

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Fermented sweet potato

To support my compromised immune system, I decided last week to challenge myself with a commitment to eating fermented foods for 100 days. I’ve set up this tag on Instagram #100daysFermentedFoods and would love you to support me there! 

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A morning cup of fermented nourishment

  Ooooooolaaaaa la di da! This is one wicked snack. Earlier this week I made fermented sweet potato with turmeric for the first time. It kinda reminds me of a fermented pawpaw concoction I once made – probably because I bombed it up with

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Working with my compromised immune system

Given the tests I’m currently undergoing, it’s highly likely I’m going to need a traditional medical intervention to deal with bone damage and to stop my immune system attacking itself. My plan is as of last Tuesday, I’m going to eat or drink something fermented every day for 100 days. I’ve set up a tag…

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