Book of the Year
2016

Adding a daily dose of fermented foods to your diet can have an extraordinary effect on your health.

It has been shown to promote digestive ease for people suffering with inflammatory disorders, help manage sugar and carb cravings, decrease incidence of allergies and sensitivities and generally boost the immune system and contribute to an overall sense of well-being.

Motivated by an unquestionable belief that food is medicine and that what we eat can promote great healing or cause great harm, in The Cultured Club fermentation advocate Dearbhla Reynolds shows how to turn simple ingredients into superfoods using one of the world’s oldest methods of food preservation.

In The Cultured Club, which begins with a brief history of fermentation and a guide to maintaining gut health, you will learn basic fermentation techniques using simple ingredients and discover numerous recipes for sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, condiments, dips, tapenades, breads, nut cheeses and tonics that promise to restore vitality.

Learn the simple art of fermentation, enjoy its delicious, vibrant flavours and watch your health flourish.

This is the book I have been waiting for. It’s more than a book about fermentation. This is a book about life, health and delicious food. Dearbhla’s words of wisdom will seamlessly transport you into the world of fermentation and well-being. Thank you, Dearbhla! You’ve done us all a great service by writing this book

Domini Kemp

This book is a wonderful and accessible introduction to fermentation. Dearbhla’s clear directions and enthusiastic encouragement will put you at ease and help you see just how simple fermentation can be. Read this book and be part of the fermentation revival

Sandor Ellix Katz

This book is a wonderful and accessible introduction to fermentation. Dearbhla’s clear directions and enthusiastic encouragement will put you at ease and help you see just how simple fermentation can be. Read this book and be part of the fermentation revival

John McKenna

Dearbhla is a flavour fiend. This is a book packed with ideas, rituals and skills that will make your food life fizz

Catherine Cleary
EXAMPLE RECIPES
Kefir Breakfast
I love a breakfast that’s ready to go straight out of the fridge. Why add the kefir the night before?
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How to make Miso Eggs
Amounts are given per egg. I like to do 6 at time for my family, or special occasions. 1 hardboiled
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Preserved Indian Relish
Makes approx 2 liters • 6 lemons • 1/2 cup salt • 1/4 cup red chilli powder • 1/2 cup
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The Cultured Club is dedicated to reviving this lost tradition and bringing the control of our health into our own kitchens.
'Let food be thy medicine and thy medicine be food' is a hard philosophy to live by when we are so removed from the food we eat.

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