Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1.4L Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1.4L

Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1.4L

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Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1.4L

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Product Features

  • 1.4 litre pickling and storage jar
  • Automatic valve to release built-up gases
  • Airtight silicone seal
  • Ideal for sauerkraut and kimchi
  • Wide-mouthed for easy use
  • Lakeland 3 year guarantee included
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Lakeland Fermentation Jar with Air-Release Valve 1.4L

Product number: 72471

Making your own delicious sauerkraut or kimchi at home is surprisingly easy. And our special 1.4 litre glass fermentation jar with an air release valve in the lid will make it even easier – and foolproof – with no other equipment required.

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 Our buyer, Veronica, was still enjoying a batch three months after she originally made it.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.

Information

  • Metal utensil friendly

Product dimensions

1.4 litre.

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"Perfect jars for water kefir"

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These jars are perfect for my needs. I use these for making kombucha and kefir . Great size and good price. Would definitely buy again

"Excellent"

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The jar works brilliantly. Superb value for money.

"So easy to use"

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I make sauerkraut and this jar is perfect for the fermentation process. No need to keep loosening the lid; the gases can escape through the one way valve. Would recommend

"Great jar"

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Excellent product does exactly what it is supposed to do. Just a shame the p&p is so expensive

"Ideal for all fermentation fans"

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Since the pandemic began I have tried to make sure that my family have a much healthier diet. Fermented foods such as saurkraut and kimchi improve your gut bacteria which means your immune system benefits too. During lockdown I have experimented with various fermentation recipes, this jar is so useful. It has an excellent wide neck top which is easy to fill and the the air release valve mean you don't have to mess around with ' burping' your produce. I would highly recommend this jar and the smaller size one too.

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