• Of Cabbages and Kimchi
  • Of Cabbages and Kimchi
  • Of Cabbages and Kimchi
  • Of Cabbages and Kimchi

Penguin Random House

Of Cabbages and Kimchi

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A playful and accessible guide to fermenting at home!

James Read is on a mission to smuggle bacteria into our kitchens. In Of Cabbages & Kimchi, he takes the ten greatest 'living' ferments - fermented foods that are neither cooked nor pasteurized - and places them under the microscope, before cooking with them in all their delicious versatility.

From the fiery funk of kimchi to the velvet tang of kefir, James describes the microbial process, then shares his recipes for recreating these wonders in your own kitchen - no specialist equipment required. Alongside his recipes, James investigates the extraordinary cultural and historic backgrounds of fermented foods, exploring how the microbes that bring them to life have developed alongside our culinary evolution.

Featuring over fifty recipes - including Mushroom and Sauerkraut Pierogi, Chilled Radish Noodle Soup and Green Chilli Fermented Salsa - and packed to the brim with Marija Tiurina's gastro-surrealist watercolor illustrations, Of Cabbages and Kimchi will help you create, understand and appreciate fermentation's bubbling magic.

  • 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 6" x 8"
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House
  • Publication Date: May 2024
  • ISBN 9780241455005