What a Pickle!!

pickled_veg

Pickling and Fermenting – an ancient form of preserving, which was used because there were no refrigerators, has now become the biggest trend in the food world. Tons of people are experimenting with fermentation and local companies are selling their artisan fermented products in grocery stores.  Chefs across the world are experimenting in their restaurants different flavor combinations for preserving veggies to serve as a side or add them for a punchy flavor in their dishes.

Apart from being a trend in the food world, pickled/fermented foods are loaded with probiotics, which help to promote the good bacteria in the gut and improves immunity. Pickled vegetables have higher vitamin levels, enhanced digestibility and anti-bacterial properties. You know what they say – your Grandmother has all the secrets to a healthy and tasty meal!!

With all the upside of adding pickled veggies to your meals, they can be high in salt and sugar. Therefore it can definitely be beneficial when eaten in moderation.

Fermented foods can be added to salads, eaten as condiments, sipped as beverages or made into delicious snacks. So get those cute mason jars out and start pickling veggies yourself – yes it is that simple. Here are some easy recipes to make different types of delish pickled veggies at home:

Homemade Kimchi

Image result for homemade kimchi

Quick Pickled Veggies

Extend the life of summer produce with the simple recipe for Quick Refrigerator pickles! Try this with Beets, turnips radishes, carrots or green beans! | www.feastingathome.com

Sauerkraut

Image result for homemade sauerkraut

Vegan Cinnamon Coconut Yoghurt

Image result for Cinnamon Coconut Yogurt

Get on board with this trend by trying these simple recipes at home and give your daily meal a tasty twist. Let us know how your pickling experience in the comments section below. We for one cant wait to try these recipes in our kitchens.

Image & Information: Credit to source website

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s