Recipes and Instructions

Korean Festival Kimchi

This beautiful kimchi recipe came from a collaboration between Sharon and the wonderful team running the Korean Festival. Sharon was honoured to be asked to present at the Korean Festival and make a kimchi for the festival-goers. There are as many kimchi recipes as there are kimchi makers, and this one is quite different to The Fermentary's usual recipe. Some of these ingredients can be tricky to find in Australian, so a quick trip to an Asian supermarket might need to be on the cards (always an enjoyable trip to suffer through!).  You might notice that this recipe makes quite...

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Cinnamon, Maple Syrup, Turmeric and Vanilla Milk Kefir

Milk Kefir Recipe Smoothie

Cinnamon, Maple Syrup, Turmeric and Vanilla Milk Kefir

Pour over your granola or put some on top like we did. So yummy. 

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Frozen Berry Smoothie Recipe

Frozen Berry Smoothie Recipe

Use frozen berries of your choice that you've hopefully picked yourself.... or chosen carefully or perhaps you're on top of things and your picked them yourself and froze them.....   Anyway.  A handful of berries in your blender with a dash of maple syrup, some cinnamon, and a bit of vanilla is gorgeous and kids love it. Add a banana if you like.  750ml Milk Kefir I cup of frozen berries 1/2 cup banana, frozen or fresh dash maple syrup if you don't have a banana drop of vanilla (takes the edge off for fussy people) pinch of cinnamon (good for...

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What to do with your dehydrated water kefir grains

Instructions SCOBYs Water Kefir

What to do with your dehydrated water kefir grains

Yahoo! You are here.  And perhaps you did as you were told and followed our instructions on your vial.  Well done.  These are like functional sea monkeys.  Your very own, quite demanding pets,that will provide you with not only a probiotic powerhouse, a delicious carbonated drink, a very cool mixer and even better - something amazing to talk about and think about.  At worst - it can become a nagging pain, reminding you that you have work to do, something to feed........ You know what your water kefir grains are? A SCOBY - a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast...

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Carrots in a brine- bento/snack heaven

Fermented Vegetables Kids

Give your carrots a level up, and have something easy to grab and eat.  I LOVE having these on hand for the many many bento boxes I provide daily. 

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