Blocks of tempeh or tempe on a black background.

Using Tempeh or Tempe

December 11, 2020 smitsa 0

Tempeh (Tempe) is a traditional soy food produced in Indonesia. It has a very high protein content which makes it an ideal substitute for meat […]

Fermentation. A large brewery.

Fermentation Monitoring

July 2, 2020 smitsa 0

Fermentation should proceed without issue if it is controlled and managed properly. A fermentation relies on a microorganism, a bacteria, yeast or plant/animal cell being […]

kefir strawberry smoothie in a straight glass with a strawberry garnish and straw on a wooden table.

Preparing Kefir

January 8, 2019 smitsa 0

Kefir is a fascinatingly complex fermented product which appears like a slightly fizzy yogurt.  The beverage has a strong following with those seeking a healthier […]

Beets tied up with string and lying on a grey brown wooden table


October 9, 2018 smitsa 0

Ever tried kanji ? It is an Indian fermented beverage which has an extremely strong flavour. For some it is the Indian version of kombucha. […]

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August 19, 2016 smitsa 0

Burukutu is a rather popular alcoholic beverage with a prominent vinegar-like flavour that is prepared from millet and sorghum or Guinea corn grains (Kolawole et […]

Onggi , A Korean Pottery To Assist In The Fermentation In Food Processing Such As Gochujang, Doenjang, Kimchi And Soy Sauce


April 18, 2016 smitsa 2

Doenjang is a traditional Korean food and is widely used in most of that country’s recipes either as a main ingredient, as a condiment, or as a […]