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beeswax to be rendered
Rendering Beeswax from a Hive
June 14, 2016

Initially, I wasn't planning on having a lot of beekeeping posts here on Multicultured, but things like honey harvests and rendering... Read More
Honey Service in Peru
June 13, 2016

We have friends who are traveling in Peru, and they sent this shot of the honey service at their hotel's breakfast... Read More
Jun SCOBY Air Pocket
From the Cabinet of Creepy Pellicles
June 12, 2016

Checked in on my Cabinet of Creepy Pellicles today and I found one of my jun jars doing something odd. Click to embiggen. ... Read More
Bags of finished tempeh
Tempeh – Care For Some Mold With Those Beans?
June 11, 2016

Unlike most of the fermentation projects I play with, tempeh is not a wild ferment, at least not where I live.... Read More
Jun pellicles
Vinegar, Kombucha, Jun – Where Do They Come From?
June 9, 2016

The Cabinet of Creepy Pellicles In my house I have an antique hutch that was reclaimed from some older house as a... Read More
Jun tea and SCOBYs
Jun, Kombucha’s Eccentric Sibling
June 8, 2016

In the universe of vinegar cousins, kombucha is probably the best known. It's become one of America's fad miracle drinks and... Read More
Crock with a plate and weight on it to create an anaerobic environment.
Aerobic vs Anaerobic Fermentation
June 6, 2016

Among fermenters, there's a vast diversity of opinion when it comes to a somewhat arcane topic - whether ferments should be... Read More
Lifting a frame of honey
Honey Harvest – Crush & Strain
June 3, 2016

Not strictly fermentation related, but I recently had the pleasure of joining a friend for a sizeable honey harvest from his... Read More
Vinegar Basics
May 25, 2016

Vinegar is one of those entirely misunderstood but constantly used edibles. It's mixed into salad dressings and marinades, used as an... Read More
Make Sauerkraut!
May 19, 2016

It's not a suggestion! Sauerkraut was my gateway fermentation project many years ago, and I've been hooked ever since. It's super... Read More