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Fermented Food Recipes

How to Make Fermented Chocolate at Home


Say what? Fermented chocolate? Actually, the truth is, just about all chocolate is fermented. Who knew? Chocolate is made by fermenting and roasting the seeds from cacao pods, which are grown on the cacao tree (also called Theobroma Cacao). The cacao tree is grown in tropical climates across the globe. […]

Fermented Drink Recipes

How to Make a Hydromel at Home


First of all. What the heck is a hydromel? A hydromel is a slightly fermented honey-based beverage that is refreshing and easy to make. “Hydromel” is actually two Latin words combined to mean water (hydro) and honey (mel). Hyrdomels are cousins of traditional mead (honey wine), but contain less alcohol (8% […]