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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.

Classic Kraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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Green cabbage and Celtic sea salt are cultured in ceramic Harsch crocks for at least 5 weeks before jarring. For a simple probiotic boost, try a forkful or two mixed in a salad, soup or stew, on a hot dog or burger or with any grilled meat or charcuterie.

Ingredients: green cabbage, Celtic sea salt

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

Curtido Kraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
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Green cabbage is cultured with Celtic sea salt, carrots, oregano, and onions for our version of a traditional Latin American variation on sauerkraut. This is the perfect kraut to have on tacos, tamales, or any other South-of-the-Border meals!

Ingredients: green cabbage, carrots, onions, Celtic sea salt, oregano

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

Ginger Lemongrass Kraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
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A lovely, lively kraut with a bit of zing. Lemongrass and ginger are both especially known to aid digestion, so this kraut may be especially good to have on hand during heavy holiday meals.

Ingredients: green cabbage, lemongrass, ginger, shiso leaves, makrut lime leaves, Celtic sea salt

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

Lower Eastside Pickled Green Tomatoes

1/2 pint jar

$7.00
$1.50 Glass Deposit
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If you didn't happen to grow up in or around New York, and visit Gus's Pickles on Delancy Street, these might seem a bit exotic, but they are quite lovely, and a treat for the weeks after local cucumber season has passed. This subtle ferment features a hint of sweetness from the tomatoes and a light, aromatic air from the spices that balances our classic probiotic salt brine.

Ingredients: green tomatoes, dill, garlic, ginger, juniper berries, caraway seed, coriander, yellow & brown mustard seeds, black peppercorns, bay leaves, Celtic sea salt

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

Oma's Old-Fashioned Sauerkraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
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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

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

Pickled Beets (Vegan)

1/2 pint jar

$6.00
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Red beets from New Family Farm in Sonoma are steamed until tender, then tossed with blanched onions, dill, olive oil, Bernie's Best Raw Apple Cider Vinegar, and probiotic sauerkraut brine from our house-made krauts for a delicious condiment or an addition to a salad.

Ingredients: red beets, onions, apple cider vinegar, sauerkraut brine (juice from green cabbage, Celtic sea salt), olive oil, Celtic sea salt, black pepper, dill

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

Simply Red Sauerkraut

1 pint jar

$9.00
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Red cabbage is cultured with Celtic sea salt for a simple, vibrant and delicious kraut.

Ingredients: red cabbage, Celtic sea salt

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

Pickled Black Spanish Radish with Carrots

1/2 Pint Jar

$7.00
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Black Spanish radish, a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, is reknowned for its many health benefits. It's said to promote detoxification, help treat gallstones and elevated cholesterol, strengthen the intestinal lining and support healthy skin, hair and nails. This earthy pickle has an edge of ginger and a refreshing crunch of carrots to complement it's subtle spice blend.

Ingredients: black Spanish radish, carrots, shallots, tarragon, fresh hibiscus, ginger, horseradish, shiso, yellow mustard seed, allspice, black, white and Szechuan peppersorns, cinnamon

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

Good Faith Farm Raw Green Olives with Garlic and Oregano

1 pint jar

$7.50
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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 Sevillano olives, filtered water, garlic, oregano, sea salt, and cold pressed olive oil.

Good Faith Farm Raw Sevillano 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. The olives are never heat-processed or treated with chemical ripening agents or preservatives, as many olives are, so they retain all their probiotic power. All the olives are from Northern California Old Groves and are grown and harvested by small family farmers. These plain Sevillano pickled olives are refreshing and mellow.

Ingredients: Raw Sevillano olives, filtered water, sea salt

Sauerkraut Brine

1 pint jar

$5.00
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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 weekly krauts, 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 "Ginger Lemongrass Kraut" (green cababge, lemongrass, ginger, shiso, makrut lime leaves Celtic sea salt)

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

 

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.

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 PINT Fresh Coconut Yogurt

1 Pint Jar

$16.25
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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 12 probiotic strains.

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 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 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.