Tag mediterranean

Selbstgemachter Feta, überbacken mit Gemüse

Make your own feta from milk kefir

Als ich anfing, aus Milchkefir selber Käse herzustellen, habe ich nicht im Traum daran gedacht, dass ich einmal Feta selber machen könnte. Festerer Käse, wie dieser Milchkefirkäse nach Art eines Feta, ist zwar kein Ferment für absolute Beginner, aber trotzdem…

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Grüne fermentierte Oliven

Ferment green olives

It was in the fall of 2019 when I walked past wild olive trees at the foot of Mount Olympus and picked a few of the firm, green fruits here and there. Fermenting olives, the idea was instant! Unfortunately, there were not enough wild olive trees,...

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Fermented Fennel

Fennel ferments

Finocchio favoloso! Fennel is not without reason the superstar of Mediterranean and especially Italian cuisine. Fresh fennel bulbs are available in summer and fall. So this is the best time to ferment fennel to get its full nutritional potential. Fennel...

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Fermented Fennel with peppers

Fresh fennel bulbs are available, just in time for the grilling season, from early summer to fall, and in summer the red peppers are also ripe. By the way, you can recognize fresh fennel by the abundant amount of the aromatic, light green fennel herb. In winter, this is missing. Fennel with...

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Livieto Madre

Lievito Madre

I have been baking fabulous breads with Dirk, my rye sour, from pure rye flour as well as mixed breads from rye with wheat or oats for years. I can't complain about a lack of diversity. Pizza or rolls, however, I like best of all from pure...

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Fermented Fennel

Funky Finocchio

Five stars for fabulous fermented fennel. Can you ferment fennel? Oh yes, and how! In the summer and fall, from June to early November, you can have the fresh, delicious fennel that tastes lovely and anise-y. In developing this recipe, my...

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Berkeley Haze. Fermentierter Topinambur.

Fermented Jerusalem Artichoke

Fermented vegetables are not only totally delicious and healthy food for our microbiome due to their probiotic ingredients, they are also often a feast for the eyes and beautiful to look at. My ferments are also allowed to please the ears and sound good - hello, Berkeley Haze,...

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Za'atarkraut. Fermentiertes Sauerkraut mit Gewürzen.

Za'atar Kraut

Za'atar kraut, which is sauerkraut with my homemade za'atar spice blend, is my youngest son's declared favorite. Rightfully so. Sumac, oregano and sesame seeds bring wonderful tart, fresh and aromatic nutty flavors to otherwise plain sauerkraut. Fermented sauerkraut with za'atar seasoning. The beauty of sauerkraut...

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