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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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Oma's Old-Fashioned Sauerkraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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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*  (* = organic)

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

Radiant Vision Kraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
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With a number of phytonutrients known to aid vision and eye health, this kraut is a real eye-opener.

Ingredients: green cabbage,* carrots,* dill,* scallions,* Celtic sea salt, fennel seeds,* yellow mustard seeds*  (* = organic)

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

White Spring Kimchi (Nightshade-free)

1 pint jar

$12.00
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Inspired by traditional recipes, this nightshade-free kimchi uses fresh local horseradish as well as garlic, fish sauce, arugula, rapini and daikon to create a beautiful and distinctive kimchi without the usual hot peppers. It has a bit of horseradish bite, but not the kind of heat you get with hot chiles. Its warming umami goodness ripples across the peppery notes.

Ingredients: napa cabbage,* fennel bulbs,* daikon,* spring onions,* horseradish,* garlic,* arugula,* rapini,* ginger,* Celtic sea salt, Red Boat fish sauce (anchovies, sea salt), brown rice flour,* unfiltered honey  (* = organic)

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

Golden Guardian Kraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
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A trio of traditional immune boosting plants (turmeric, ginger, and garlic) make this kraut a great support for your health. We've also added black pepper, as many studies are showing that the piperine in black pepper supports the bioavailability of the curcumin in turmeric, making its anti-inflammatory power much more effective. Put a dollop of this bright kraut in a cup of warm broth and let the healing begin!

Ingredients: green cabbage, turmeric, Celtic sea salt, ginger, garlic, lemon zest, black pepper

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

Kimchi Brine

1 pint jar

$5.00
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Brine is a wonderful tonic for the digestion, and recommended as a great way to rebuild the intestinal flora. This brine, harvested from our Rainbow Roots Kimchi, 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 "Rainbow Roots Kimchi" (napa cabbage, daikon, carrots, black Spanish radish, purple top turnips, Korean red chili pepper flakes, onions, scallions, Celtic sea salt, garlic, Red Boat fish sauce (anchovies, sea salt), brown rice flour, ginger, honey)

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

Good Faith Farm Raw Kalamata Olives

1 pint jar

$8.50
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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 Kalamata olives, filtered water, sea salt, cold pressed olive oil

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!

Piimä Cream

1/2 pint jar

$7.00
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Piimä is a culture from Scandinavia that can be used to culture milk or cream into a delicious and probiotic dairy product. Culturing cream with piima culture produces a topping similar to crème fraîche or sour cream. According to Sally Fallon Morell, author of Nourishing Traditions, piimä was originally derived from the milk of cows that fed on the butterwort plant. Centuries ago, Scandinavian farmers discovered that milk clabbered better when their cows consumed this herb.

Piimä Cream is cultured at room temperature, and you can use a spoonful of our Piimä Cream to culture your own cream. Use about 2 tablespoons of Piimä Cream to one pint of cream and allow to culture for about 24 hours.

Ingredients: Straus cream,* piima culture* (* = organic)

Recipe is gluten-free and contains dairy.

Cultured Honey Mustard

4 oz. jar

$5.00
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We have been working the subtle art of mustard crafting and have found our perfect balance of sweet and hot. Housemade raw sauerkraut brine, rich in beneficial micro-organisms, gives this mustard a unique nutritional profile, joining our other cultured condiments. It's a wonderful accompaniment to sandwiches and meats, a cheese plate or an ingredient to enliven dressings or marinades.  

Ingredients: yellow mustard seed, onion powder, sweet paprika, turmeric, apple cider vinegar, white wine vinegar, honey, brine of Classic Kraut (green cabbage, Celtic sea salt)

Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, black pepper-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.

Cultured Sriracha Hot Sauce

4 ounce jar

$6.50
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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, lime juice and our own onion demi-glace to make a hot sauce with sweet and zesty notes.

Ingredients: red jalapenos, red bell peppers, honey, garlic, onion demi-glace, lime juice, Celtic sea salt

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

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

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 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 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.