Sour, Salty & Alive


Savoury, sour, pungent and very much ‘alive’. Welcome to the delicious world of ferments from Asia. 

Fermentation is not just a way to preserve food, it’s our gastronomic identity. From Japan to South Korea, the Philippines to New Zealand, bounty from the forests, fields and sea are pickled, preserved, and altered by microbes and good bacteria. This series is all about the magic of fermentation – celebrating culinary wisdom, culture and history. 

Narrator: Julie Wee

Episodes: 8 x 30 mins

Languages: English

Production year: 2024