Fun with Ferments: Kimchi, Kraut, & Curtido

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Vanessa Barrington, author of the cookbook DIY Delicious, will provide hands-on instruction in making a spicy Korean kimchi, a sauerkraut with cabbage and root vegetables, and Salvadorean curtido. 

Participants will take home their own starter kimchi and their choice of curtido or sauerkraut. Finished samples will be available for tasting and students will leave with recipes and other ideas for ways to enjoy their fermented vegetables.

Date & Time:
Thursday, November 18, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Women's Building*, Audre Lorde Room, 3543 18th Street, between Guerrero St. and Valencia St. (a few blocks from BART and MUNI's J Church line)
Cost: $48**

*We know what you're thinking, and no, you don't have to be a woman to take a class at the Women's Building.  In fact, we think there will be a lot of dudes at this workshop - it's just a great location and space (and totally welcoming for men).

**Sliding scale pricing available. Please email for details.

Instructor Bio
Vanessa is a food writer and cookbook author based in Oakland. She is the author of the newly released DIY Delicious: Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food From Scratch (Chronicle Books, Fall 2010) and coauthor of Heirloom Beans (Chronicle Books, 2008). She works as a consultant with HavenB Media on food, agriculture, and environmental issues. She also blogs about food policy and healthy cooking for and Civil For recipes and current food writing go to