Tagged with lacto-fermentation

Lacto-fermented Pickles

Fermented pickles are definitely superior in taste and health benefit than vinegar-brined cucumbers.  Basically, you get a probiotic pickle. In the past, I’ve always made lacto-fermented pickles using whey (the liquid that separates from curds in milk). Whey inoculates the brine with lactobacilii and makes the ferment go faster. It was always a reliable method … Continue reading

Passionflower and Passionfruit Natural Soda

I suppose it’s about time I write about the name-sake of my website, right?  Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) was one of the first herbs that I took as a medicine many years ago while living in San Francisco.  Blended with hawthorn berry and flower, it helped me make head-way in a long period of insomnia, heart-ache, … Continue reading