It rained, and it rained, and it rained. These days, Winnipeg is starting to remind me of Piglet’s tree. There’s only one good thing about it – everything is turning a brilliant, startling, emerald green. (more…)
OK, so Pesach didn’t exist in Paleolithic times. Our ancestors were shepherds, with agriculture thrown in once they settled down. But the fact remains, they didn’t eat processed food. They baked their own matzah and they didn’t attempt to game the system by making fake substitutes for their everyday food. (more…)
I’m so excited. After weeks and weeks of brooding on my kitchen floor, my kombucha is finally ready for second bottling.
On Thursday, October 18th, I had the privilege of teaching a lovely group of people about lacto-fermentation. The space we used was The Red River General Store at 5700 Henderson Highway – for my friends in the local Jewish community, that’s the old Stern store. I was stunned to discover how many people were sentimentally attached to that place! (more…)
So I’ve developed this thing for fermented foods and drinks. They are supposed to be really good for a damaged gut, and G-d knows I’ve got one of those. So I started buying kombucha at the store. Tastes good, maybe half a glass every morning followed by a glass of water really makes me feel better. It’s just freaking EXPENSIVE, and since I’ve been following all these fermentation groups on FB, it was obviously time to try doing it myself. (more…)