Join home brewer and blogger Derek Dellinger, author of The Fermented Man, for a food demo and Q&A. Hear about his challenge to live for one entire year on only fermented foods, and learn a quick and delicious vegetable fermentation recipe from the book!
On January 1, 2014, Derek Dellinger embarked on a mission: to eat nothing but fermented foods for one entire year. He had no idea how far this experiment would take him — from the deepest recesses of his local grocery store all the way to Scandinavia, where fermented delicacies have been part of local cuisine for centuries.
He cataloged his experience in this book, The Fermented Man, part food memoir, part science experiment, part cookbook — with full tri-color recipes. The result is a witty, intelligent, and thoroughly entertaining narrative of a year on a very unorthodox diet.
Derek Dellinger is based in Beacon, NY and is a brewmaster of Kent Falls Brewing Company, the first Connecticut farmhouse brewery (and surely the only one spontaneously fermenting beer outside in an old milk chiller). As a long-time fermentation enthusiast, Derek is the perfect guide to all things fermented — he is, really, the embodiment of The Fermented Man.