Berry season is always way too short! . I’d like to have them for more than just the fall. We’re talking strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, as well as peaches, plums and blackberries.But all this fresh produce also means that we’re going to be coming across a lot more moldy fruit. Your bread will have a wonderful flavor, and it will smell as delicious as it tastes. I’ve preserved berries with lactose-fermentation before using more salt and no starter culture. Alc: The nutrients and antioxidant levels are intact and some nutrients are even increased due to fermentation! I came across your website when looking for tips on fermenting grapes into a jam/chutney. Fermentation is, on its own, a form of preservation that is alive. Whey is easy to get from straining yogurt. Pour the rest of the liquid until there is about an inch of headroom. I have left mine overnight before, but you don’t need to. The fruits look like they’ve been fermented well (sour, a bit mushy) but they have also been alcoholic. Stir. They may taste a bit sour or ‘fermenty’, sometimes even yeasty. There should still be good bacteria in the mix. So glad to hear that! I’m glad I have a way of eating berries without experiencing any allergic reactions. Fruit ferments fast and can turn alcoholic. My kitchen is so cold in the winter. Yes, berry season is always too short! I am happy to have a way to use the whole berry and never expose it to high heat. Yes. While I’ve had fermented vegetables last an entire year, fruit is kept preserved for only a few weeks in the refrigerator. -tm, From what I understand a serving size of probiotic foods is approx 1/4-1/2 cup. This information is provided to the Internet Community. 5. Hi Susan! - Mothering Forums, Pingback: What's Your Kid's Poo Telling You? I have 10 lbs of organic blueberries in my freezer from summer. This website earns income from ads, affiliates, and sponsorships. I am thinking of adding some blackcurrants when they are in season. Leave at room temperature for 24-48 hours. I think I like the mix and the sour cherries best at this point, but all are fine. I don’t see bubbles (yet). Screw lids on firmly. I have started making drinking vinegars also called shrubs. It has been mixed with water, served with bread and flavored with pepper, clover and roses. It is true that you can use more salt and no starter for vegetables. Tried raspberries and blueberries and loved it! No ill effects, other than the time I drank WAY too much and puked. Introducing fruit-forward, double-fermented and family-farm to table Vinegars, each with their own distinct flavor palate and tasting notes. Pingback: Berry Recipes: 100+ Ideas for Berry Desserts, Drinks, Condiments, and More! If you make a good batch of blackberry wine, then you will look forward to harvesting blackberries every year. They are interestingly delicious. If there is mold, yes you should throw them out. I use the Body Ecology vegetable starter on Cultures For Health. Cheers, Sam. Do you think this would work? Strawberries do not ferment well, which are too acidic for lacto-fermentation, according to the Nourishing Traditions book. The Elliott Homestead, Lacto-Fermented Fruit Kvass (4); 4. not sure what to do with all of them but i think this would be worth a try. If I use frozen berries do I defrost them first? I take the supp. I may have to try this next spring. In fact, yogurt, sourdough bread, and even some sour beer contain the same type of good bacteria … Great recipe: I agree that they may be more enzymes, but more vitamins? Do you think I could put these in a water bath or pressure canner to make gifts for Christmas? So yesterday, I noticed it was not growing mold and I thought, I wonder if it’s fermented! I have halogen under cabinet lights. 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