Fermentation In Food Processing

Is the process of converting carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids using microorganisms—yeasts or bacteria—under anaerobic conditions. Fermentation usually implies that the action of microorganisms is desired. The science of fermentation is known as zymology or zymurgy.

Common Types Of Cured Meats, Explained

One of the oldest food preservation and flavoring techniques, cured meats come in dozens of varieties around the world, making it pretty confusing if you're trying to figure out what's what.

Why Animal Fats Are Making A Culinary Comeback

Generations past of home cooks knew as much. People around the world have been cooking with animal fats for millennia, and up until the early to mid-20th century, they were staples in American kitchens.

Beans And Pork, Brazilian Style

Pork and beans is an age-old combination, expressed in countless ways around the world. Feijoada, Brazil's rich, comforting black bean and pork stew, is a national art form