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Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1L


Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1L

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Product Features

  • 1 litre fermenting and storage jar
  • Automatic valve to release built-up gases
  • Airtight silicone seal
  • Ideal for sauerkraut and kimchi
  • Wide-mouthed for easy use

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  • Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1L

    If you’ve always wanted to have a go at making your own delicious sauerkraut or kimchi but are unsure where to start, fear not – this special 1 litre glass fermentation jar with air release valve is all the equipment you need to begin fermenting at home.

    Air Release Valve

    There’s no messing around with muslin cloths or remembering to 'burp' your jar as the airtight lid features a special one-way valve that allows built-up gas from the fermenting process to escape automatically, so there’ll be no explosive situations, while also preventing contamination from outside, which can make your food go mouldy.

    Ideal for Sauerkraut

    To make a basic sauerkraut that’s a world away from the stuff you find in supermarkets, all you need is cabbage and salt. Simply shred the cabbage and massage the salt into it until the cabbage goes soft and starts to produce a natural brining liquid. About five to ten minutes should do it and it’s really quite therapeutic. Add some caraway seeds for extra flavour, if you like, then put everything in this wide-mouthed fermentation and preserving jar, top up with water until the cabbage is covered, weigh it down with a cling-film-covered ramekin filled with baking beans and put the lid on. That’s it.

    After about three days, it will be ready to eat, but the longer you leave it, the more the tangy flavour develops. When you’ve got the flavour just right, put the jar in the fridge to halt the fermenting process. It will keep for ages. Our buyer, Veronica, was still enjoying a batch three months after she originally made it.

    What Else Can I Make?

    As well as cabbage sauerkraut, you can experiment with other vegetables to make different flavoured sauerkraut – celery and dill, beetroot and juniper, ginger and carrot… the possibilities are endless.

    You can also make kimchi to accompany Asian dishes, or try kombucha – a fizzy black tea. Ideal for preserving pickles and chutneys, too, it can also be used to make kefir or hold your sourdough starter.

    What is Fermentation?

    Fermentation is one of the oldest techniques for preserving and storing food. When you combine your vegetables with salt and store them in an airtight container, the naturally present beneficial bacteria transform your food into a natural probiotic.

    Comes with a recipe for kimchi.

    To learn more about fermenting and how it works visit our blog and read all about the Focus on Fermenting.

    1 litre.

    • Metal utensil friendly
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  • Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1L


    "I'm new to fermenting..."

    … but this product makes it easy. I'm on my second batch of sauerkraut; the first was just cabbage and I enjoyed it; for this one though I'm adding a couple of bay leaves to see if they add flavour. I reserve a couple of outer leaves of the cabbage then lay them on top of the shredded cabbage and weight it down with some beach pebbles wrapped in cling film because my ramekins don't fit the jar either. It works for me. Have a look at their blog https://www.blog.lakeland.co.uk/fermenting/

    Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1L



    I use this jar to make fermented carrot and ginger or kimchi, using old glass marbles (clean of course) to keep the fermenting veg in place. My husband has now pinched it to successfully make kefir! I'll have to get another one,

    Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1L


    "Great for Kefir"

    I have three of these jars one being the larger 1.4lt and 2 x 2lt all look sleek and cool. The big size is great for 1 litre of milk to make kefir as it leaves enough headspace for the fermentation. The smaller ones are ok for 750mls each. The jars and tops have been through the dishwasher without damage, although I remove the rubber gasket inside and wash those separately. To make really creamy thick kefir I use the semi-skimmed sterilised milk from leading supermarkets.

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Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1L