A classic beginner's guide to basic home fermentation of just about anything, Basic Fermentation is a great resource by one of the world's foremost experts on the topic. Includes easy to read and inspiring instructions to get you started making anything fermentable, from bread to cheese to yogurt to kimchi to miso to injera to beer to even chocolate-in the comfort of your own home. Who knew making tasty, healthy, interesting food could be so easy?
The author Sandor Ellix Katz considers himself a fermentation revivalist. He has written several award-winning books and taught hundreds of people around the world empowering them to create their own fermented foods. The New York Times calls him one of the unlikely rock stars of the American food scene.