Category Archives: Fermentation

Apple Rhubarb Pie & Apple Core Vinegar

I’ve been plotting to make apple pie all week long, ever since I arrived here at The Lord’s Acre and discovered the gift of a bag of crisp apples welcoming me. For most of my life, there was no hesitation … Continue reading

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Ugali & Maharage ya Nazi (Millet Porridge & Swahili Beans)

Ugali is deceptively simple… just ground millet and water, soaked and cooked into a thick porridge, much like polenta. I had no idea this humblest of dishes would lead me on a long, meandering quest to resolve a case of … Continue reading

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If you had told me a few years ago that making sauerruben (a turnip variant on sauerkraut), would be the highlight of my Christmas, I would have thought you were out of your mind. I couldn’t quite understand all the … Continue reading

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