Join us on Zoom for an evening with the guru of fermentation! If you loved The Art of Fermentation, then you don't want to miss this event!
From Sandor Katz—New York Times–bestselling author of The Art of Fermentation and the world’s most respected advocate of all things fermented—comes his first new cookbook in nearly a decade; destined to become a modern classic.
For the past two decades, Sandor Katz has traveled the world, both teaching and learning about the many fascinating and delicious techniques for fermenting foods. In his latest book, Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys— a long-awaited follow up to The Art of Fermentation, which has sold more than half a million copies and has been translated into over a dozen languages—he explores the people, places, and ferments from around the globe that have inspired his life’s work.
This cookbook goes far beyond general instructions and explores the transformative process of fermentation through detailed descriptions of traditional fermentation techniques, while celebrating local customs and ceremonies that surround particular ferments. Illustrated with photographs from Sandor’s own travels, the book features over 60 recipes for global ferments.
Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys reminds us that the magical power of fermentation belongs to everyone, everywhere. Perfect for adventurous foodies, armchair travelers, and fermentation fanatics who have followed Katz's work through the years – from Wild Fermentation to The Art of Fermentation to Fermentation as Metaphor – this book reflects the enduring passion and accumulated wisdom of this unique man who is arguably one of the world’s most experienced and respected fermentation advocates.
Sandor Ellix Katz, is a self-taught fermentation experimentalist who lives in rural Tennessee. He is the author of two best-selling books: Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation and other titles. Through hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught around the world, he has helped catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts. Sandor and his work have appeared on NPR’s “Fresh Air with Terry Gross,” The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, PBS, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, and numerous other national and international media.
This event is co-sponsored by several bookstores along the West Coast: Village Books, Changing Hands, Copperfield’s Books, Elliott Bay Book Company, and Omnivore Books on Food.