"What does your favorite farmhouse cheese have in common with crusty sourdough bread, a glass of sparkling home-brewed kombucha, or a bowl of pickled beets? The answer is each is a product of fermentation, a process that harnesses good bacteria to preserve ingredients and transform them into uniquely delicious foods and drinks with remarkable health benefits: good for the gut, beautiful skin, increased energy, and more.
"Australian fermentation doyenne Holly Davis explores the ancient art of fermentation, outlining the crucial role probiotic foods play in our health and well-being. She highlights the joy, economy, and sense of accomplishment—no to mention the delicious, texturally exciting foods you'll make—in fermenting at home. It's no wonder we are pickling, bottling, scrunching, and kneading our way to better gut health and a deeper connection with our food.
"This inspiring resource contains more than 120 familiar and lesser-known recipes, how-tos, charts, more than 100 photographs, and the wisdom and experience accumulated over 40 years of teaching fermentation techniques around the world. Soon, Holly's gentle and thorough guidance will inspire you to start brewing, infusing, dehydrating, and baking in your own home."