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Karl's Bakehouse

In this episode, we chat with Karl Tessendorf, a writer, recipe developer, author and baker. He fell in love with bread 4 years ago and he’s been baking almost every week since. Karl exudes passion…

By Murray Slater

March 12, 2020

Booch Boost

We are back for Season 2 of the Fermented Podcast. We kick off with one of my personal favourite fermented products.  Kombucha or ‘booch’ as it is affectionately called seems to be on many people’s…

By Murray Slater

January 30, 2020

2019 Podcast Highlights

Hey all you Fermenters, this is Murray Slater, Fermented founder and podcast host. It has been an incredible first year for us at Fermented.  We set out to create a platform to celebrate the entrepreneurial…

By Murray Slater

December 20, 2019

Leading the Pack

We had the great pleasure to sit down with Glen Bryant, founder and marketing genius behind Six Dogs Distillery, one of South Africa’s most successful Gin brands.  .  Their Gin offering pays homage to traditional…

By Murray Slater

December 8, 2019

Beer v Wine

I  somewhat crazily decided to invite two feisty Ladies to engage in a debate that has been going on since the dawn of fermentation and has divided continents and cultures. In the one corner I…

By Murray Slater

October 16, 2019

The Queen of Kimchi

Che Gourmet, a business that started 4 years ago when owner and Queen of Kimchi Ché Upton returned from travelling the world. Ché Gourmet produces a range of Healthy , Fermented Food from around the…

By Murray Slater

October 3, 2019

Why is my cheese yellow?

Cheese glorious cheese. One of the most universally loved fermented foods. In this podcast we are privilege to to talk to Kobus Mulder, a legend of cheese. One of the most respected cheesemakers and consultants…

By Murray Slater

August 26, 2019

The Karoo Lioness

The blue agave plant takes eight years to mature in the heat of the semi arid  desert. It looks like a cactus yet it’s a member of the lily family, protecting its juicy,  fibrous interior…

By Murray Slater

July 24, 2019

Bread of Heaven

Bread has always been the symbolism for sharing and community through many religions and cultures. It is argued that this fermented product was the very reason for civilization.  Bread however in the last 50-70 years…

By Murray Slater

July 9, 2019

Craft Brewer's Pow Wow - Part 1

Fermented brings you a two part podcast series on the recent Craft Brewers Pow Wow conference held in Cape Town.  Aimed at commercial craft brewers, home brewers and beer enthusiasts, the Powwow exists to create a unified…

By Murray Slater

June 4, 2019