Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World is a cultural eBook. It includes many food items prepared in different food cultures. Fermented foods are the foods that are produced through fermentation. Fermentation is the conversion of sugars into acids and organic compounds by microbes. Popular fermented foods include pickle, yogurt, vinegar, beer etc.
Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World is quite a detailed eBook. It starts with the cultural foods. Food cultures of Muslims, Hindus, Christians and Buddhists are explained. The fermented foods are used since ancient time. Fermented fish, fermented vegetables, fermented fish, cereals etc are mentioned. Fermented foods are produced in variety of forms. The importance of fermented foods can also be found by reading this book. Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World contains information about beverages in a complete chapter. Fermented beverages and alcoholic drinks are included in it. Rest of the chapters of this book are dedicated to specific category of products. These chapters contains a diversity of food products. Following fermented foods are explained in detail in this book.
- Functional Yeasts and Molds in Fermented Foods and Beverages
- Fermented Cereal products
- Fermented Soya Bean Pastes
- Fermented Milk Products
- Fermented Legumes
- Fermented Vegetable and Meat Products and others..
Fermented foods are generally considered beneficial for health. They contain some useful bacteria. The health aspects of fermented foods is explained in this eBook. Fermented products have comparatively longer shelf lives. The combination of packaging with the foods enhances the shelf life further. This complex of food and packaging is also elaborated in Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World. The first edition has 445 pages in 8.8 MB file size.
Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World pdf
Editor: Jyoti Prakash Tamang & Kasipathy Kailasapathy