Lacto-fermentation, lactic fermentation, vegetable fermentation… Um, what exactly is it?
When we talk about lacto-fermentation, we generally refer to a salt-based vegetable fermentation.
Eating fermented vegetables is excellent for your health. The beneficial microorganisms that develop from fermentation:
- Optimize the nutritional value of vegetables
- Make food more digestible
- Create new vitamins
- Help us protect ourselves from harmful bacteria and viruses
And fermenting vegetables at home is so easy! Here is a little infographic to show you how.
Want to go further? Read our guide on making fermented vegetables. To get you started, we also have a great selection of fermentation material.