Chelsea Green Publishing

Chelsea Green Blog

Listen to Sandor Katz on The Splendid Table

In case you missed it live this weekend, Sandor Ellix Katz, author of The Art of Fermentation was featured on the fun, informative food and cooking show The Splendid Table.

Hop on over to The Splendid Table’s website where you can listen to the show.

The site is also featuring a tasty excerpt from the new book, The Art of Fermentation, on brewing your own kombucha. Is it a cure-all wonder drink, or a potentially noxious blend of scary fungi? Sandor explains it all in the excerpt, but if you’re familiar at all with his inspired tone and love of all things fermented you probably know he falls somewhere in the happy middle ground when answering the question of how healthy kombucha is.

Katz’s balance of enthusiasm and experiential knowledge about fermenting foods has drawn readers and experimenting eaters to his books and workshops for years. If you’re new to the fermentation fan club, the show will certainly be a warm welcome.


Ready, Set, Forage: Pick Pawpaws, Win a Book!

It’s pawpaw picking time! As we cruise into fall, the change in season often evokes images of apple picking and pie-eating. But apples aren’t the only fruit reaching their prime this time of year. Lesser known but equally delicious is the pawpaw. Described as a cross between a banana and a mango, this exotic-looking fruit […] Read More..

Recipe: How to Make the Perfect Pancake

When most people think pancakes, they think breakfast. But for Amy Halloran, breakfast is only the start.Halloran, author of The New Bread Basket, is a self-described pancake connoisseur. From a young age, she was entranced by the magic of bubbly batter rising to fluffy cakes on the griddle. Over time, her love of pancakes developed […] Read More..

What in the World is a Pawpaw?

Have you heard of the pawpaw? A few generations ago, most would say “yes!” You could ask just about anyone and they could tell you what this fruit looked and tasted like, and more importantly, where to find it. But today, the pawpaw remains a mystery to some and entirely unknown to others. In Pawpaw: […] Read More..

5 Creative Summer Drinks to Help You Cool Off

Now that we’re in the “dog days” of summer, the heat can feel a little unrelenting. There’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing, cold beverage – especially when that beverage is made with local, organic ingredients and can give you an added health boost! While our experienced foragers and nutrition experts […] Read More..

Beat the Heat and Be Good to Your Gut: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipes

Recent research has shown that the trillions of microbes living in our gut, also known as our microbiome, can affect both our brain function and our mood and can be linked to a number of disorders ranging from allergies and asthma to autism, ADD, depression, and more. What we ingest can either help or hurt […] Read More..