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Welcome to  the Fermented Podcast where we celebrate the people behind the wonderful trans-formative world of fermentation in all its many forms. Fermented co founders, Murray Slater and Piet Gees,…

By Murray Slater

March 17, 2019

Who moved my Cheese?

We asked The Cultured Community, Why is cheese so delicious? What are your favourite types of cheese and why? Any local cheese varieties that we must try? Where to go…

By Murray Slater

February 13, 2019

In Celebration of Beer

Last Saturday South African celebrated National Beer Day (SANBeerDay). An amazing initiative started by community member Lucy Corne in 2017 as a way to celebrate beer and all the wonderful…

By Murray Slater

February 6, 2019

What ya Fermenting?

Last week we asked The Cultured Community what fermenting projects they had on the go? Fermenting at home is a hobby to many and the community is about sharing of…

By Murray Slater

January 30, 2019

Bread of Heaven

Last week The Cultured Community had a discussion on bread. Something that has been apart of civilisation since the first days.It is argued we moved away from our nomadic roots…

By Murray Slater

January 23, 2019

The De-Cider

We asked the Cultured Community, "Globally craft cider is one of the fastest growing alcohol categories, as consumers look for more natural, higher quality, lower alcohol alternatives. Regrettably South Africa…

By Murray Slater

January 16, 2019

Festivals - Who Wins?

We asked The Cultured Community this week how do festivals strike a balance between being an experience driven concept that allows for attendees to be educated through tasters and not…

By Murray Slater

December 19, 2018

Fermented faves of 2018

We asked The Cultured Community what their best fermentation products of 2018 were? With an explosion of exciting products on the market recently it is a tough choice.  Stefan, from…

By Murray Slater

December 12, 2018

Fermentation Benefits

Humans have been preserving food through fermentation for Thousands of years. Only now are the benefits of fermented food and drinks been researched.  We asked The Cultured Community what are…

By Murray Slater

December 5, 2018

Delicious Confusion

We asked The Cultured Community if different niche industries could collaborated under the one banner, Fermented, in the battle versus the bland? “What is the importance of community? And do…

By Murray Slater

November 28, 2018

The Great South African Rumbullion

If you had to associate a revolution or rebellion with an alcoholic beverage it should really be rum. Your thoughts might instantly go towards marauding anti-establishment pirates, but in fact…

By Murray Slater

September 11, 2018