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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ferment.
  • adj. Produced by fermentation.
  • adj. Of food or drink, turned sour due to unwanted fermentation.


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  • For vegan "blue cheese" recipes you need white or plain Chinese fermented or preserved bean curd.


  • Instead, instructions that call for a soaking in fermented bran, whey, or ashes followed by an astringent rinse of lemon juice, verjuice or, later, oil of vitriol seem more typical. reference

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  • Check it out if you're interested in fermented grape juice.

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  • A slightly different compound with the same biological activity was found to be present in fermented animal products such as fish meal.

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  • Most affect the offspring of solitary reproduction; grafted trees, strawberries, potatoes; changing seed; intermarriages; hereditary diseases owing to indulgence in fermented liquors; immoderate use of common salt; improvement of progeny; hazardous to marry an heiress.


  • It doesn't sound so appealing when described as a fermented milk product, but not only is kefir packed with healthy cultures said to aid digestion and boost immunity, it's actually delicious.

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  • SILVERSTONE: It comes from soybeans, but it ` s been fermented, which is a good thing, and it turns into a really meaty, nutty texture.

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  • On the other hand, fermenting techniques are only briefly described as fermented fish products are mostly consumed in Asia where the techniques are fairly well mastered.

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  • 1 Tbs salted Chinese black beans sometimes called fermented black beans

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  • And they could be washed down with nourishing draughts of Dog Wine, which in somewhat more remote China is a kind of fermented milk mixed with fresh dog meat before it starts to bubble.



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