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Cultured Foods

Lactofermented foods and beverages can be found in traditional diets around the world. The fermentation preserves foods while enhancing their digestibility and nutrient profile. A tablespoon or so with every meal is enough to provide a probiotic boost. Our raw cultured foods are produced with simple ingredients and time-tested techniques.

 

 

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Brassica Galactica Kraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

This mild, delicious kraut features cauliflower and kale, which have married beautifully with cabbage and Celtic sea salt during their 6 weeks of fermentation in ceramic crocks.

Ingredients: green cabbage, dino kale, cauliflower, Celtic sea salt

Recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.

Oma's Old-Fashioned Sauerkraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

The is a timeless sauerkraut German grandmothers ("Omas") have made by hand and served their families for generations. Green cabbage is cultured with caraway seeds, juniper berries, and of course, Celtic sea salt for this classic kraut!

Ingredients: green cabbage, Celtic sea salt, caraway seeds, juniper berries

Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.

Pickled Cystoseira and Sea Palm

1/2 pint jar

$6.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Cystoseira (aka Sister Sarah) is a delightful sea vegetable that grows in temperate waters throughout the world, including off our California coast. Instead of being dried like many seaweeds, Sister Sarah is typically pickled to preserve it. For this pickle, freshly harvested Cystoseira was preserved in fermented vegetable brine with pickled green garlic and sea palm. Its mild flavor and tender crunch make it a perfect snack on a warm day.

Ingredients: cystoseira, sea palm, garlic, brine of Good Digestion Kraut (green cabbage, dandelion greens, fennel, ginger, ume plum vinegar, cardamom, Celtic sea salt)

Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free,  and Paleo-friendly.

Simply Red Sauerkraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Red cabbage is cultured with Celtic sea salt for a simple, beautiful, and delicious kraut.

Ingredients: red cabbage, Celtic sea salt

Recipe is vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free, black pepper-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.

Good Faith Farm Green Olives with Garlic and Oregano

1 pint jar

$7.50
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Good Faith Farm grows organic olives in Flournoy, CA, then cures them in the traditional way, with sea salt and no lye. They are also never heat-processed or treated with chemical ripening agents or preservatives, as many olives are. All the olives are from Northern California Old Groves and are grown and harvested by small family farmers.

Ingredients: Raw Sevillano Olives, filtered water, garlic, oregano, sea salt, and cold pressed olive oil.

Jersey Milk Yogurt

1 quart jar

$8.50
$1.50 Glass Deposit

This sweet, mild-flavored yogurt is made from the beautiful Jersey milk at Claravale Farm. Since it is not legal to sell raw milk yogurt, the milk was gently heated to 186º before cooling enough to culture with a starter of Straus yogurt. We then cultured for 24 hours until thick and creamy. Enjoy as is or with fresh fruit, granola, honey, or a bit of jam.

Ingredients: Claravale Farm Jersey cow milk, Straus yogurt as a culture

Recipe is gluten-free and contains dairy. The 24 hour culturing process makes this a GAPS Diet-friendly yogurt!

Lower Eastside Dill Pickles

1 quart jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

This week's batch is made from a variety of cucumbers called "Salt and Pepper." They are pale yellow in color. Rent the film "Crossing Delancey" and pop open a jar of this seasonal treat. Pickling cucumbers are brined with spices and herbs, and cultured until they capture the classic taste of New York's Lower East Side. In the range between sour and half-sour, these herby pickles are a perfect probiotic sidekick to a burger, sandwich or any meal--including a kid's lunchbox! Note: our pickling cucumbers come from local family farms, and vary in size throughout the season. We make sure each jar has the correct amount of pickles, regardless of size. Depending on size, we generally pickle them cut in half.

Ingredients: cucumbers, ginger, garlic, yellow and brown mustard seeds, fresh dill, caraway seeds, juniper berries, black peppercorns, grape leaves, bay leaves, reverse-osmosis filtered water, Celtic sea salt

Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and GAPS Diet-friendly.

Sauerkraut Brine

1 pint jar

$5.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Sauerkraut brine is a wonderful tonic for the digestion, and recommended as a great way to rebuild the intestinal flora. This brine, harvested from our Simply Red Kraut, can be consumed in small amounts to stimulate digestion — “brine shots” are a weekly ritual in our kitchen! Brine is also wonderful added to salad dressings, or even used instead of vinegar. Lastly, if you are culturing vegetables like sauerkraut at home, it acts as a perfect starter.

Ingredients: brine of "Simply Red Kraut" (red cabbage, Celtic sea salt)

Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free, black pepper-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.

Living Vision Kitchen Half Pint Coconut Yogurt

1/2 pint jar

$7.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Living Vision Kitchen's Raw Vegan Young Coconut Yogurt is about as simple as a product can get. Don’t let the simplicity of ingredients deceive you. This yogurt is thick, lusciously silky and creamy with a mild tang that will ripen with time. Chaya’s Young Coconut Yogurt is a probiotic rich delight that is wonderful on it’s own, with fresh fruit, sprouted nuts, in smoothies, drizzled with honey or any other way you can creatively construct.

Ingredients: Organic Thai Young Coconut Water and Meat, Vegan Probiotics

Living Vision Kitchen Pint Fresh Coconut Yogurt

1 Pint Jar

$14.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Living Vision Kitchen's Raw Vegan Young Coconut Yogurt is about as simple as a product can get. Don’t let the simplicity of ingredients deceive you. This yogurt is thick, lusciously silky and creamy with a mild tang that will ripen with time. Chaya’s Young Coconut Yogurt is a probiotic rich delight that is wonderful on it’s own, with fresh fruit, sprouted nuts, in smoothies, drizzled with honey or any other way you can creatively construct.

Ingredients: Organic Thai Young Coconut Water and Meat, Vegan Probiotics

Yogurt Cream

1/2 pint jar

$6.50
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Our extra thick and rich yogurt cream made with Straus yogurt and nothing more. Use a dollop as a topping on savory or sweet dishes, or use as a spread on crackers or crostini. Anywhere you would use cream cheese, crème fraîche, or sour cream, yogurt cream can be substituted!

Ingredient: Straus yogurt, strained to remove the liquid whey

Recipe is gluten-free and contains dairy.

Cultured Ketchup

4 oz. jar

$5.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit

Sweetened with honey and cultured with housemade sauerkraut brine, our GAPS Diet-friendly Cultured Ketchup is a great alternative to factory-processed versions. Goes great with our Hamburgers, on our Mini Meatloaf, or use anywhere you would regular ketchup.

Ingredients: tomato paste, sauerkraut brine (brine from green cabbage, Celtic sea salt), honey, apple cider vinegar, garlic, Red Boat Fish Sauce (anchovies, sea salt), Celtic sea salt, apple cider vinegar, cayenne

Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.

South River Azuki Bean Miso

16 oz. jar

$15.75

Nowhere else can you find miso made with the small red azuki beans, highly regarded for their nutritional and healing properties in Oriental medicine. Festive burgundy in color, this delicate miso is ideal for seasoning light soups, bean dishes, sauces, and salad dressings. Made with brown rice and azuki beans. No gluten or soy ingredients.

Ingredients: Deep well water, lightly polished organic brown rice, organic azuki beans, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables and koji culture.

South River Dandelion Leek Miso

16 oz. jar

$25.50

Each spring, during the last week of April, the South River Miso folks take to the woods to gather Wild Leeks (Allium tricoccum, also called Ramps). They cook them along with Dandelion greens, dried nettles, and Maine coast sea vegetables. Then these are hand chopped and mixed together with Hearty Brown Rice Miso (already aged for two years) and Sweet Tasting Brown Rice Miso (already aged for three months). This mixture is then aged for one full summer.

Many people have told us that a broth made with this miso has helped them through illness. Others take it with them when traveling where good quality food is not always available. This miso is great for an instant soup broth in the workplace or for a "pick-me-up" instead of coffee. This Dandelion Leek Miso was a gifted to the Empress of Japan.

Ingredients: Deep well water, organic soybeans, organic brown rice, sun-dried sea salt, dandelion greens, wild leeks*, nettle greens, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.

*Wild crafted. - No gluten ingredients.

South River Garlic Red Pepper Miso

16 oz. jar

$18.75

Mildly spicy and deeply warming, this chickpea miso is made with immune-strengthening fresh garlic and sun-baked Turkish red pepper paste. May it spice up your culinary adventures!

No gluten or soy ingredients.

Ingredients: Deep well water, lightly polished organic rice, organic chickpeas, organic fresh garlic, sun-dried sea salt, red pepper paste, organic nettle greens, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.

South River Golden Millet Miso

16 oz. jar

$15.75

South River Miso The tiny, high protein gold colored millet grain was considered one of the five sacred crops by the ancient Chinese, as far back as 4500 BC. This unique miso adds its sunny color and gentle sweetness to any dish. Made exclusively at South River where we have the flexibility of making small batches of specialty varieties.

Ingredients: Deep well water, organic millet, organic soybeans, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables and koji culture. 

No gluten ingredients.

South River Hearty Brown Rice Miso

16 oz. jar

$18.25

Deep, dark, nourishing, this miso is wonderful in soups, stews, and casseroles. It is a satisfying alternative to the three year barley misos, containing all their depth and power along with the extra sweetness of brown rice. Made with brown rice and black soybeans.

No gluten ingredients.

Ingredients: Deep well water, organic black soybeans, organic brown rice, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.

South River Sweet Tasting Brown Rice Miso

16 oz. jar

$15.75

Blonde or caramel in color, this is our most popular light miso. Several leading natural food restaurants use this variety for making delicious salad dressings. Over the years, this has been a favorite variety for a number of holistic health institutes such as the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York. Made with brown rice and soybeans.

No gluten ingredients.

Ingredients: Deep well water, lightly polished organic brown rice, organic soybeans, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.

South River Sweet White Miso

16 oz. jar

$15.75

Well-known in the Kyoto region of Japan, this miso is popular for its very sweet, gentle flavor and its smooth, creamy texture. It has a low salt content (4 percent) and a very short fermentation time (3 weeks). It is delicious in spreads, dips, sauces and salad dressings, or for seasoning light soups. Made from soybeans and lightly polished brown rice.

No gluten ingredients.

Ingredients: Deep well water, lightly polished organic brown rice, organic soybeans, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.

South River Three-Year Barley Miso

16 oz. jar

$18.00

This ancient and robust miso is our most popular variety, and is the one most often recommended for healing diets. The color ranges from dark pumpkin to russet brown as it ages. Some years ago, this variety was the winner of East-West Journal's "Most Hearty Miso" award. Made with barley and soybeans.

Ingredients: Deep well water, organic barley, organic soybeans, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.