Entries by Willow

Sourdough 101

As a food lover and fermentation fan girl, I have tried my hand at lots of different funky experiments from nukazuke to mango chutney- all with varying outcomes, both good and not so good. Sourdough, however, was one that somehow seemed too involved or inaccessible and got set aside as my business started to grow. […]

A visit with Sandor

A few weeks back we had the pleasure of hanging with our friend and fermentation hero, Sandor Katz. We had some lovely meals together and met lots of great folks who are interested in the lore, health benefits, gustatory profile and funk of fermentation. The culminating event was a farm gathering with classes, talk, book […]

Ozuké: Old World Fermented Food to new level

On the cusp of a comeback: Lafayette company brings old world fermented food to new level By Pam MellskogFor the Times-Call Posted:   09/30/2014 06:21:23 PM MDT | Updated:   about 21 hours ago   Mara King, left, and Willow King, co-owners of Esoteric Food Company in Lafayette, chat while checking cabbages from Front Range […]

Harvest 2014

We had the good fortune of serving our ferments at Sustainable Settings annual Harvest Dinner in Carbondale this weekend. It was a glorious autumn evening and the menu was off the hook. We served cheriboshi from Paonia cherries, Rocky Ford melon and proscuitto which went fast! All the food was prepared with produce from the […]