Fermented Foods for Vitality & Health: Boost Your Digestive and Immune Systems with Delicious Probiotic Recipes

Fermented Foods for Vitality & Health: Boost Your Digestive and Immune Systems with Delicious Probiotic Recipes

by Dunja Gulin

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Fermented Foods for Vitality & Health: Boost Your Digestive and Immune Systems with Delicious Probiotic Recipes by Dunja Gulin

Over 60 delicious, stomach-friendly fermented food recipes for health and vitality.

For thousands of years, people have been making naturally fermented vegetables, fruits, dairy products and ales. Japanese cuisine features fermented pickles, miso and kombucha, a fermented tea now commonplace in New York City. In South Korea, live cultured cabbage, or kimchi, is a culinary mainstay and is spreading far and wide. Sourdough bread, made from naturally fermented dough is now coveted across the world.These fermented foods transform sugars and carbohydrates into probiotic powerhouses, containing friendly bacteria that help to maintain a healthy digestive tract. This can help increase energy levels, stabilize blood pressure and lead to healthier, radiant-looking skin. Creative chef, teacher and health-food expert Dunja Gulin presents over 60 tantalizing ways to introduce fermented foods to your everyday diet. Start the day with Banana and Blueberry Kefir Muffins or Comforting Cacao Oatmeal. Lunch & Dinner ideas include Probiotic Gazpacho and Egyptian-inspired Rice and Lentil Stew. The Probiotic Drinks section includes health-boosting concoctions like Coconut Kefir Smoothie, while Something Sweet provides delightfully tempting recipes, such as Sweet Cinnamon & Yogurt Scones.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849756075
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date: 03/15/2015
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

For almost a decade Dunja has worked as a cooking teacher and chef—both on retreats and for private clients—and contributed to several healthy cookbooks. She also runs her own fermented food workshops. Dunja is the author of a popular book on vegan breakfast published in her native Croatia, and of ‘The Vegan Baker (978-1-84975-351-7)’, ‘Raw Food Kitchen (978-1-84975-223-7)’, and most recently ‘The Vegan Pantry’ for RPS.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

What Is Fermentation? 8

Frequently Asked Questions 10

Health Benefits & Healing Remedies 12

Basic Fermentation, Methods 16

Breakfast 38

Lunch & Dinner 52

Side Salads & Snacks 70

Breads & Pancakes 90

Condiments, Dressings & Dips 108

Probiotic Drinks 122

Something Sweet 138

Sources & resources 154

Index 156

Acknowledgements 160

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