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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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Caulikraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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We lactofermented cauliflower with Riverdog Farms green cabbage, Celtic sea salt, and that's all. It is refreshing, simple and delicious.

Ingredients: green cabbage, cauliflower, fennel seed, Celtic sea salt

Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free, black pepper-free and GAPS/Paleo Diets-friendly.

Haitian Spicy Pickled Cabbage (Pikliz)

1/2 pint jar

$7.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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Some like it hot, and pickled! Pikliz (pronounced "pick-leez") is a classic condiment in Haiti. Shredded cabbage, biodynamically grown from Summerfield Waldorf Farm, carrots, onions, sweet and habanero peppers and spices are pickled in a coconut vinegar brine. Try it to add a little zing to our Reezy and Peezy!

Ingredients: cabbage, mixed bell peppers, coconut vinegar, onions, carrots, scallions, habanero peppers, garlic, Celtic sea salt, lime juice, black peppercorns, raw honey, cloves

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

Lunar New Year Kimchi

1 pint jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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This is a festive mix of greens and roots with a nice balance of spice and umami, a perfect way to celebrate the Lunar New Year. This version includes Black Spanish Radish, which is recognized for its detoxifying and liver cleansing effects, making it not only delicious and beautiful, but a superfood too! 

Ingredients: napa cabbage, bok choy, carrots, onions, daikon, black Spanish radish, tatsoi, Korean red pepper chili flakes, onions, scallions, garlic, Red Boat fish sauce (anchovies, sea salt), ginger,  honey, brown rice flour, Celtic sea salt

Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, black pepper-free, not vegetarian, and not grain-free.

Sauerkraut Brine

1 pint jar

$5.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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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 Classic 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 "Classic Kraut" (green cabbage, Celtic sea salt)

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

Spaghetti Southwestern (Pickled Spaghetti Squash)

1/2 pint jar

$6.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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"Spaghetti Southwestern" is back! This crisp pickle is made from pieces of spaghetti squash cultured with a range of southwestern spices. Delicious straight out of the jar! Andy (aka "The French Pickler"),lead of our Fermentation Circle, says it's one of his best!

Ingredients: spaghetti squash, Celtic sea salt, leeks, cumin seed, coriander seed, black peppercorns, annatto seeds, oregano, red pepper chile flakes, bay leaves

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

Cultured Sriracha Hot Sauce

4 ounce jar

$6.50
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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We fine tuned our housemade sriracha to improve balance and depth. We start by culturing Riverdog Farm red jalpenos, red bell peppers and garlic with Celtic sea salt for three weeks. We've added a touch of roasted garlic and our own onion demi-glace to make a hot sauce with sweet and zesty notes.

Ingredients: red jalpenos, red bell peppers, garlic, onion, honey, Celtic sea salt

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

Preserved Lemons

1/2 pint jar

$5.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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Lemons are preserved with Celtic sea salt to yield a traditional, cultured product typical of Morocco and other parts of North Africa. The flavor of preserved lemons is unique and adds an exotic je-ne-sais-quoi to anything it touches. You eat the peel by dicing it into small pieces and adding it to stews, soups, salads, broth, dressings, or dips.

Ingredients: lemons, filtered water, Celtic sea salt

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

Cultured Ketchup

4 oz. jar

$5.00
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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.

Jersey Milk Yogurt

1 quart jar

$8.50
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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!

Yogurt Cream

1/2 pint jar

$6.50
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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.

Kraut Source Fermentation Lid

1 fermentation lid

$29.98 +tax
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This is a great gift to get your loved ones home fermenting! All you need is a wide mouth Mason jar and a ring to complete the kit.  

Kraut Source includes:

  • 1 stainless steel unit with 1 FDA food-grade silicone gasket attached
  • 1 spare FDA food-grade silicone gasket 
  • Instruction manual

The box is compostable and the insert is plantable with thyme seeds embedded in the paper.

Watch the tutorial video below on how to assemble Kraut Source.

https://youtu.be/I05aIJ1kwTQ

Living Vision Kitchen Half Pint Coconut Yogurt

1/2 pint jar

$7.00
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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
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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

South River Azuki Bean Miso

16 oz. jar

$15.75
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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 Chick Pea Miso

16 oz. jar

$15.75
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This is a versatile light miso and is made with the sumptuous chick pea instead of soybeans. The flavor is sweeter and more delicate than many other misos. Made with brown rice and chick peas. No gluten or soy ingredients.

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

South River Dandelion Leek Miso

16 oz. jar

$25.50
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.