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The first advent saturday is special at the Fyristorg Market. We have some pumpkins left and fermented vegies, but the main attraction is the apple cakes and various kinds of pumpkin pies.

And others have all sorts of Christmas foods and goods.

Last week a 2 year rye miso, this week a 1 year rice miso.

I got a load of swedish grown soybeans from Per Modig via Christian at Stortallens Tempeh. Soybeans is a borderline crop this far north and many years we get nothing but a few Edamame.

These are a bit darker in color and oddly shaped. Perhaps not as good for tempeh, but great for miso. I’ve tried them many times in the past.

Just wash, soak and cook them as usual.

Tomorrow I’ll put together a rye miso.

A kilo of french organic soybeans well boiled. 1 kilo rice koji made with Gem Cultures starter. 460 grams seasalt. 2 years fermentation.

The winter cabbages were starting to split, so it was high time to make another batch of sauerkraut.

It looks like we are getting ready for this seasons first miso.

This is going to be turned into an herb miso – french eco soybeans, rice koji from this spring, seasalt, garlic, thyme, basil and oregano with 2 years of fermentaion. Herb miso is hot!

Size doesn’t matter here, but I must say the daikons this year are the best ever – bigger, cleaner, bug free etc.

Daikons are one of the key ingredients in kimchi, so I better pick them and make a big batch of sauerkraut-kimchi for the winter.

A big batch for winter.

A lota carrots to take care of.

We can’t eat them all now and they don’t keep well, so ferment them. We picked out 15 kg nice big ones, washed and peeled and then grated them.

Mixed in salt (1.5%) and flavoring like garlic, caraway seed or ginger.

I picked the early savoy cabbage. I should have picked it about 3 weeks ago. Most of it was beyond use, but I did manage to salvage a few kilos.

In our make-shift outdoor kitchen the weather was nice.

Along with some Tuscan kale and the other ingredients, we managed to get 2 jars.