How to Make Garum
Learn to make garums like fish sauce out of any protein source with author and butcher Meredith Leigh. Recipe for bone marrow garum included.
Do you ever wonder how to make fish sauce? Fish sauce is an example of a garum, or a protein and umami packed liquid that can transform the nutritional profile AND the flavor of foods with just a few drops. This course will cover the basics of how to make garums like fish sauce in a very traditional way, as well as modern ways to accelerate fermentation and enzymatic activity so that you can make fish sauce at home out of almost any protein source.
What is Koji?
Make Bone Marrow Garum
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The origin and reason behind making garums and their importance in culinary and cultural history
Learn how one of the most familiar foods in the world is made, and how you can make fish sauce yourself
What is happening at the microscopic level in a garum? How can you ensure a safe and tasty result?
How garum making is changing in modern cuisine using the mold koji, and what your options are in the home kitchen
A recipe for bone marrow garum, which you can adapt to make other types of garum once you've mastered the basics
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