What Causes Kimchi to Ferment?

Have you ever wondered what causes kimchi to ferment? Kimchi is a fermented food that originated in Korea. It’s made from vegetables such as cabbage, radish, cucumber, scallion, garlic, ginger, onion, turnip, carrot, bean sprouts, and other ingredients. I’m going to answer the question of what causes kimchi fermentation. What Is Kimchi? Kimchi is a … Read more

Why Ferment Hot Sauce?

Fermentation is a process where bacteria break down sugars into alcohol and carbon dioxide. This happens naturally in foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchi, beer, wine, and cheese. I’m making hot sauce! And I want to ferment my own ingredients. So I need to get started. In this article I explain you how to start … Read more

Why Do We Ferment Dosa Batter?

Dosa batter is a staple food item in India. It’s delicious, nutritious, and inexpensive. However, it has been around for centuries and there isn’t much information out there about its history. I’m going to explain you how to make dosa batter at home using ingredients you already have in your kitchen. In this article I’ll … Read more

Do Bananas Ferment into Alcohol?

Bananas contain alcohol! What’s the deal? Bananas contain alcohol. That’s right, bananas ferment into alcohol. This is because bananas contain high levels of sugar glucose which turns into ethanol alcohol. Ethanol is a type of alcohol that has been used since ancient times Does Fermenting Bananas Produce Alcohol? Banana fermentation produces alcohol. It is not … Read more