The following recipes offer a wide-variety of uses for lacto-fermented lemons. Some recipes include instructions for making quick-versions of “preserved” lemons, typically involving the boiling of the lemons, or dry-salt curing. Neither of these methods offers the same flavor development and advantages that traditional 30-days lacto-fermented lemons offer. For directions on making your own lacto-fermented lemons – so easy to do! – see our articles:
Artichokes with preserved lemon dressing
BBC recipe using preserved sweet lemon
Recipe Bridge, wide-assortment of recipes using preserved lemons
Lemon Confit – quick method, use your own lacto-fermented lemons with their recipe ideas – Food & Wine
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Gundruk is an important source of minerals during the off-season (Karki, 1986). Mustard, radish and cauliflower leaves, wilt for one or two days, and then shredded with a knife or sickle, tightly packed in an earthenware pot and warm water, and the pot kept in a warm place. Unlike sauerkraut, no salt is added to the water. After five to seven days, a mild acidic taste (lactic-acid from the lactic-acid bacteria) indicates the end of fermentation. The gundruk is removed and sun-dried. It is served as a side dish with the main meal and is also used as an appetiser.
I’ve really been enjoying my 5 liter and 3/4 Pickl-It fermenters—quite a step up from the crock-Zip-loc technique I’d been using for most of the summer! Here’s my order for more….
—Lou L, California