I’ve thrown a bunch of fermentation parties over the last few years. Although they have evolved over time, I’ve always asked people to bring a homemade ferment to share. Inspiring new people to start fermenting, encouraging seasoned fermenters to hone and expand their craft, and building a community of people who ferment have been my goals.
What I’ve come to realize more and more over the last couple years is that the party is a bit intimidating to some people who have never (intentionally) fermented anything, and especially to people who aren’t confident in the kitchen. I’m starting this blog as a way to get those curious novices into the kitchen and out to the party.
I’ll start by posting simple, easy recipes designed to use the materials that you already have in your home or you could easily find locally.
For those of you that don’t live in the New York City area, I still hope that this encourages you to try something new in the kitchen and connect around fermentation with those in your community. If you’re looking to start a similar event in your area and want some tips, feel free to drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.