Pickling and Fermenting - an ancient form of preservation, 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:
Quick Pickled Veggies
Vegan Cinnamon Coconut Yoghurt
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 can't wait to try these recipes in our kitchens.
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