These ingredients will get you started on right foot.

Maison Orphée

One of our favourite salts to use for brines, sauerkraut and also daily cooking. Harvested from seawater in France, it is additive-free and very economical for such a high-quality salt.

Yupik Himalayan Pink Salt

A great salt to use for brines, sauerkraut and also daily cooking. It is mined in Pakistan near the Himalayan range. It is high minerals and free of additives

Gochugaru (Korean Red Chile Pepper)

WANG KOREA or ASSI : An essential ingredient in Kimchi- gochugaru is the only type of pepper flake/powder that can be used. ASSI Korea is a good online choice if you can?t find the WANG brand in your local Asian grocery store.


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Jody Gowans

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