Fermenting Lentils, a recipe

I've mentioned before the importance of eating fermented grains and legumes, but unless you're from a culture that has taught you how to traditionally prepare these ingredients, you might be at a loss. Enter: the Indianย dosa, andย idli. The batter is the same for both, the idli is simply a steamed cake and th e dosa …

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Making Yogurt

One of the aspects that I think helped a lot in helping me bounce back from eating irritating foods is yogurt. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet, as I mentioned, advocates for eating 24hr fermented yogurt every day. Most commercial yogurt isn't fermented for that long, but part of the long ferment is reducing lactose, and I …

Tempeh

In an effort to eat less meat, which I might write about, I've begun making tempeh. It's a fermented whole food, and while it is soy-based, it can be pretty easily tweaked to be soy-free. ย Tempeh is an Indonesian cultured dish: soybeans which have grown a white mold--like cheese! It is steamed or fried, and …