How to care for your handcrafted homeware
- Wash your fermenter with dishwashing liquid. Then rinse with hot water.
- It is important to eliminate all traces of soap, as this will contaminate and hinder the fermentation process.
- Your fermenter is dishwasher safe. Remember to rinse after the cycle before use, as dishwasher soap will leave a residue.
Fermenting is an ancient technique, used in many cultures and foods worldwide as a method of food preservation and flavour enhancement. There happen to be very beneficial health advantages to eating fermented foods; some of which include easier digestion, better absorption of nutrients and reduced sensitivity to allergen-prone foods for food allergy sufferers. There are different methods of fermentation. For the purposes of your fermenter, the process of lacto-bacilli fermentation will be used and explained.