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Fermentation

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Fermentation has been practiced by cultures around the world for centuries to preserve the harvest and increase the digestibility of fresh foods. During the fermentation process, naturally-occurring microbes convert the sugars and starches in raw foods into lactic acid, acetic acid, carbon dioxide, and sometimes alcohol.

For general information on fermentation, here are some external resources we've found helpful:

http://www.culturesforhealth.com/cultured-food-expert-advice

Katz, Sandor Ellix. Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and  Craft of Live Culture Foods.

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