4 Fermenting foods for restaurant staff to know

4 Fermenting foods for restaurant staff to know

For most of us, food means cooked or processed foods. There are some age old other cooking processes which enhance the nutrition-value of the foods. Fermenting is one such a cooking process. This method of food preparation is not only preserving the naturally occurring nutrients but enhance the nutri-value to a great extent. The fermented foods are good for gut health and promote digestion. These foods also improve the immunity; regulate blood sugar and glucose levels, besides improving the heart health. The fermented foods are mostly eaten by health conscious people for the health benefits these carry. But everyone can start eating.

Knowing these fermented foods is very much important for people who are looking for hotel jobs and restaurant jobs in India and abroad.

Let’s see a few cabbage and milk fermented foods.

1. Kimchi

Kimchi is a Korean fermented food. It is made by fermenting the Chinese cabbage with fish or shrimp sauce and other herbs and spices. Kimchi is a food of centuries old and most popular in Koreas. Above all, it’s easy to make and can be served as a snack or side meals.

2. Sauerkraut

This German origin cabbage fermented food is very good for health. It is very high in some of the micro-nutrients which are otherwise scarcely available in the foods. It is one of the best foods to fight the inflammation. Making it at home is easy; all that you required is a bit of patience alongside the ingredients.

3. Yoghurt

Yoghurt is fermented milk product. The health benefits of yoghurt are many. It is one of the protein-rich foods. Preferably, having a bowl of Yoghurt as a morning snack, between breakfast and lunch, has many benefits. You can make this wonderful food at home. It’s like making the curd but by using different live bacteria.

4. Kefir

This fermented milk drink is of Caucasus Mountains’ origin. It is one of the probiotic-rich foods available. It is like drinkable yoghurt. Kefir is very helpful to build bone strength and immunity. Again, it is easy to make at home with various types of milks.