Fermented foods have been proven over and again as a tool to support and promote gut health. “Every system of our body is related to gut bacteria: digestion, immune function, brain function, thinking and all of that,” Sandor Katz says.
Pickling is so ancient that it predates recorded history. It was a common way to preserve the harvest and make sure you had food to eat year round in many cultures. Pickles feature heavily in Jewish cooking across the globe.