Season 11 Episode 2

The Rise of Fermented Foods?

The process of fermentation is far from new – in fact, it’s one of the most ancient preservation techniques. But with the increasing popularity of fermented products like sourdough bread, kimchi and kombucha, it seems to be having a bit of a moment in the western world. In today’s podcast we talk about some of our favourite fermented products, our attempts at home, and pondered whether or not our guts will thank us for them… We’d love to hear what YOU think of fermented foods! Which fermented products are popular where you are? Let us know in the comments below!


 Best soundbite“Kombucha is absolutely growing on me… well, it’s actually growing in me” – Mike Huttlestone

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There seems to be a bit of a trend for ‘looking after your gut’ at the moment. But how good are fermented products for you really, and how much of them do you need to eat to get the benefits? Or is fermentation just another health fad…?

What is fermentation? 

The Health benefits of fermenting

The health risks of brewing kombucha

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