Introduction to Fermentation: Kombuchas, Kefir, Mead and other Ferments

Learn how to distinguish the different types of fermentation and start fermenting easily at home.

Create preservatives thanks to microorganisms, extend the life of your products and generate new aromas and flavors

Beer, cheese, kombucha, kefir, kimchi, wine, coffee and sausages are just some of the most common fermented foods around the world.

Fermentation is the word on everybody’s lips. At LOV ferments, we refer to biological methods of conservation as fermentation. We feed a microorganism to make substances that are harmful for others. In this way we are able to extend the life of a product. Via the generation of new substances we create unique aromas and flavors.

Cheese, beer, miso, kimchi and wine are just a few examples of the creation of alcohol or acids to extend the life of the product. Fermentation has been with us since the beginning of mankind, although how it worked only started to be understood a few hundred years ago. You have to know some basic notions to start fermenting and lose any fear of these ancestral techniques.

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Course curriculum

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation and Recipe Book
Chapter 2 - Initiation to ferments
Chapter 3 - Mixed fermentation
Chapter 4 - Alcoholic fermentation
Chapter 5 -Pickled products
Chapter 6 - Lactic fermentation of vegetables
Chapter 7 - Other lactic ferments

What you'll learn

You will learn about the different families of ferments, and how to make Kombuchas, pickles and meads, as well as the popular kimchi sauce

In this online course you will learn to lose the fear of fermenting at home. We will teach you the basics in order to be able to ferment easily, making some fermentations by way of example. We will show you our creation methodology to fully verify that the fermentations have been successful. Lessons cover lactic fermentations such as cured meat, kimchi, sriracha or sauerkraut, alcoholic ones such as hydromyel or guarapo in order to later obtain a vinegar, and mixed fermentations such as kombucha or kefir.

Who is it for?

This introductory fermentation course is aimed at professionals and anyone who wants to start out or improve in the world of fermentation. To all those people who want to discover what fermentation really is, along with how to correctly use this cluster of techniques, what lies behind each step and how to make the most of the aromas and flavours that we are going to generate.

Material required

  • Glass jars with lids
  • Glass bottles
  • Desire to create life
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Very nice

AMAZING! I highly recommended!

Very interesting
Stefano Pintus


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sheron williams

I've learned so much! I loved it every step of the way

The course is good but...
Utku Yazici

English voice-over is just poorly done. I don't know anything about Spanish. Maybe the sentence structure is significantly different, which causes the problem, but the waiting time between two sentences in English voice-over is just too long. And that makes me feel like I'm missing some info because of a lack of translation. I feel like if I had known Spanish I would have learned much more.

nice introduction to the ferment
andrea regonati

buona introduzione la mondo dei fermentati

Me encantó el curso!
Joaquin Salerno

Muy buenoo

Originally from Barcelona, but a nomad at heart, Robert worked for years as a traveling chef in the most remote places on the planet.

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What's included?

  • 1h 48min HD video
  • 5 Recipes
  • 22 Lessons
  • Recipe Book (English, Spanish, French, German)
  • 6 Quizzes
  • Certificate
  • Español, English
  • English, Español, Italiano, Français, Deutsch, Português
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Nikolas Tsafos
Posted 3 days ago
Great job

Great job

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Joaquin Salerno
Posted 2 weeks ago
Me encantó el curso!

Muy buenoo

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Derek Degeer
Posted 2 weeks ago
Great intro to fermentation

Inspiring intro to different fermentation methods.

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Stefano Pintus
Posted 4 weeks ago
Very interesting


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Posted 1 month ago

gostei imenso do curso, superou as expectativas pela quantidade de informações relevantes, dicas e receitas, apenas deveria haver manual em português

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Manish Kumar
Posted 1 month ago

I like everything included in course and everything what i was expecting.

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Anthony Keely
Posted 1 month ago

I like how he breaks it down and the info he gives.

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Wuilliam Duran
Posted 2 months ago
las tecnicas

todo excelente

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Shawn Fultz
Posted 3 months ago
Covers Lots of Information

I was expecting the course to go into more detail, but I guess it demonstrated that so many things can be done with these basic concepts.

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Posted 3 months ago
Best introduction

I’m completely new in the world of fermentation, this course helped me to know more about it.

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