Corn Sourdough with wild yeasts and S.bayanus

We typically have an ongoing sourdough starter that we feed at least once a day. We never throw out any of it because we have so many uses for it. It’s fermented dough. We typically feed the starter based on the formula described below. If you are taking it out …

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Shio Koji (salt koji)

300 grams of koji (rice, barley, corn, wheat, etc.) 100 grams of coarse salt 400 grams of water As you can see the golden rule of shio-koji making is a 3:1:4 ratio. You should try to make the salt equal 12.5% of the total weight of your shio-koji. By weight, …

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Coconut Fennel Beer

Eventbrite (Register at this link, or at MeetUp for cash donations) January 27th, 7 to 9:30 come ask questions about any of the recipes or methods used in this post. Two extremely skilled fermenters, and cutting edge brewers, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett will be in house helping us answer …

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Part 2 of the Chocolate Brew

Eventbrite (Register at this link, or at MeetUp for cash donations) January 27th, 7 to 9:30 come ask questions about any of the recipes or methods used in this post. Two extremely skilled fermenters, and cutting edge brewers, Chris Cuzme and Mary Izett will present and answer questions. They create …

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Chocolate Koji Kvass (濁酒)

Recipe 150 grams rice koji 200 grams wheat berry or brown rice koji (or more rice koji) 300 grams heavily toasted cubed or ripped apart sourdough bread. Mix above ingredients and toast slowly in oven for two hours at 200F. Stir occasionally. Not burnt, but really brown for the bread. …

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One Bucket Miso

4 TB/66 grams coarse sea salt (plus a little extra) 3 cans/650 grams canned cooked drained beans (see note below) 2 1/2 cups/567 grams rice koji 1 cup/245 grams bean liquid Don’t obsess over the weights of things for this recipe. Just use the first figures given for each ingredient. …

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Miso Making Lists

Before we post the very extensive description of how we make miso we offer this list so you recognize that if you can only access the following things you can still make great miso: a gallon size, food safe container (not metal) canned beans koji salt Paper bags or clean …

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