… exploring the road to umami.
In Mediamatic's exploration of expanding the horizon of food and cooking, fermented foods and beverages like Tempeh, Kefir and Kimchi play a central role.
The World's Smelliest Food is a Swedish Delicacy
Summer has finally come to an end. For those in northern Sweden it means one thing: surströmming season is here! Now, before you go off and text your Swedish friend, “Why wasn’t I invited to the surströmmingsskiva?” you will definitely want to know more about this notorious Swedish dish.
Make your own
Willem-tafelzuur (pickles) with leftover radishes
The process of fermentation can be used to extend the shelf life of your vegetables, add flavour to your cheeses and even grow new bio-materials . Amsterdam pickling company Lepelboom wants you to join in on the art of fermentation and shares their "Willem" tafelzuur recipe. All you…
How do you brew beer?
Follow our step-by-step guide for home brewing a simple beer.
Brewing beer is easy! Besides investing in key equipment and ingredients, the process itself is not complicated. Give yourself a full day to make your first brew since it does take some time, and be prepared to wait a few weeks for it to ferment before you can crack open a bottle.