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Fermenter by Aaron Adams and Liz Crain
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Sep 19, 2023 | ISBN 9781632174710

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“I love showing up at a dinner or barbecue with a big batch of sauerkraut . . . ermenter is for people who have the basics down and want to try something a little more advanced, with a vibe that combines hippie, punk, and the scientific method.”

“Fermenter is a one-of-a-kind fermentation-driven vegan restaurant, with gorgeous and delicious food, and Aaron is a one-of-a-kind chef and human being. I’m so glad he teamed up with Liz Crain to share his adventures in flavor-building via fermentation. This cookbook is full of accessible and down-to- earth ideas for using ferments in a wide range of dishes, complete with recipes and fermentation techniques.”
Sandor Ellix Katz, New York Times-bestselling author of The Art of Fermentation

“Fermenter proves that cooking vegan need not be bland or boring. It’s a wellspring of instructive and tantalizing recipes for ferments, and refreshingly, also for whole meals made with those ferments. You’re going to love this food no matter your diet.”
—David Zilber, New York Times-bestselling coauthor of The Noma Guide to Fermentation

“Reading Fermenter is like hanging out, nibbling on ferments, and chatting with Aaron and Liz. Its vibe is chill, honest, and rich with story with an easy conversational tone. They’ve knocked it out of the park here with all sorts of approachable and delicious vegan ferments.”
Kirsten K. Shockey, author of Fermenting Vegetables and cofounder of The Fermentation School

“With chapter titles like “eat your salty, sour vegetables” and “mold is gold,” the most bold and adventurous will be called forth to the kitchen to experiment. Recommended for those who are eager to get serious about food.”

“This book RULES! Along with Pietramala in Philly and Oakland’s Lion Dance Cafe, Fermenter is part of a select new breed of restaurant severely altering and advancing the vegan food landscape in this country. Thrilling.” 
–Brooks Headley, chef and author of Superiority Burger Cookbook

“I am excited for Fermenter to join the kitchens of every ardent vegan, plant-based, and plant-curious food lover. Aaron and Liz’s creative force and understanding of ferments as foundational to deliciousness is amplified by their sense of humor, enthusiasm, and obvious care for how food and community are related.”
—Karen McAthy, author of The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

“With Fermenter, experience the deliciousness of the renowned Portland restaurant but also the down-to-earth, roll-up-your-sleeves, DIY ethos and infectious spirit of the most generous and genuine human beings we’ve ever known.”
—Kevin Farley and Alex Hozven, The Cultured Pickle Shop

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