The Cultured #7 – What ya Fermenting?

Last week we asked The Cultured Community what fermenting projects they had on the go? Fermenting at home is a hobby to many and the community is about sharing of knowledge and experiences while also getting exposed to the professionals through meet-ups and demos. First off let’s explore what is Fermentation? The Noma Guide to…

The Cultured #6 – Bread of Heaven

Last week The Cultured Community had a discussion on bread. Something that has been apart of civilisation since the first days.It is argued we moved away from our nomadic roots to start cultivating grain for production of bread or though others will argue it was in fact beer. Either way bread is a very big…

The Cultured #5 – The De-Cider

We asked the Cultured Community, “Globally craft cider is one of the fastest growing alcohol categories, as consumers look for more natural, higher quality, lower alcohol alternatives. Regrettably South Africa is somewhat behind the pace on this phenomenon and the last three years have not seen the growth that craft cider should have seen on…

Mash No.9 – South Yeasters

I mash in with Carel van Heerden and Nick Reed. Champion home brewers, all round beerlovers and very active committee members of South Yeasters, a Cape Town based home brew club. These home brew clubs are non profit and driven by passionate people like Carel & Nick. They are the beating heart of the beer…