Earthy, tasty probiotic recipes

Probiotic starter cultures come in many different flavors. Here are two that qualify as Not-off-the-shelf. 1. “Characterization of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Infant Faeces as Potential Probiotic Starter Cultures for Fermented Sausages.” This study was honored with the 2014 Ig Nobel Prize for nutrition. 2. Vaginal bacteria as probiotic starter culture for yogurt. Janet Jay, […]

Sausages and xenophobia : strange?

Dr. Keir Waddington, reader in History and Head of History and Welsh History at the Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University, Wales, is in the process of examining the cultural position of the sausage. His recent paper : The Dangerous Sausage: Diet, Meat and Disease in Victorian and Edwardian Britain (Cultural and […]