“The Art of Fermentation” is an extremely comprehensive guide to do-it-yourself home fermentation. Sandor Ellix Katz presents the concepts and processes behind fermentation in ways that are simple enough to guide a reader through a first experience making fermented foods, and in-depth enough to provide greater understanding and insight for experienced practitioners.
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Many miraculous claims have been made on behalf of particular fermented foods — such as the popular claim that kombucha can help diabetes —but expert Sandor Ellix Katz writes that he thinks it's important to approach such claims with skepticism.
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