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Tasty Ferments with the Shockeys at the Culinary Literacy Center

  • free library of philadelphia: culinary literacy center 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA, 19103 United States (map)

Make shio-koji, a tasty ancient fermented elixir that will change the way you cook.

Come discover koji: the mold with superpowers—it can amplify flavor, tenderize meat, and ferment foods—it really is the secret sauce to great flavor. Kirsten and Christopher Shockey, authors of the best-selling Fermented Vegetables and Fiery Ferments and just out Miso, Tempeh, Natto and other Tasty Ferments will lead you through a presentation on cultivating koji and using it for countless applications and then make your own shio-koji, a tasty ancient fermented elixir that will change the way you cook. Ticket price includes Miso, Tempeh, Natto and other Tasty Ferments book!

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The Free Library is advancing literacy in Philadelphia in a unique and innovative way—with a fork and a spoon. Cooking and eating are educational acts and provide opportunities to learn math, science, languages, history and so much more. Using cooking as the vehicle for learning, the Culinary Literacy Center advances literacy through food and cooking around a communal table.