It’s not possible to not be charmed by the exuberance of Jonathan Brown, who as soon as ran a meals weblog referred to as “Round Britain with a Paunch” and says he has cherished meals and wine since a younger age. By day he works in promoting, however in his spare time he operates his specialty line Cult Vinegar together with his spouse, Sarah.
“I’ve turn out to be fascinated (or my spouse would say obsessed) by fermenting and culturing meals. From sourdough bread, to kimchi, to pickled artichokes, to creating vinegar from the dregs of wine and leftover cider—it appears nearly something could be made extra tasty and extra fascinating by permitting it to undergo the enjoyment of being cultured by reside micro organism.”
Cult Vinegar additionally gives an elegant, streamlined vinegar fermenting crock, in collaboration with British ceramicist Billy Lloyd. Explains Billy, “Jonathan arrived in my studio in Kennington with an infinite stoneware crock stuffed with extraordinarily potent purple wine vinegar. We hit it off instantly. Collectively we set about giving the country, old fashioned design of the French farmhouse vinaigrier a up to date and radical makeover. We needed to design a vessel that may be at residence in a trendy modern kitchen and would set off folks’s curiosity.”
Above: The hand-cast porcelain Cult Vinegar Vase is a up to date countertop vessel that permits you to create your personal residing vinegar; it’s £100 from Cult Vinegar. Every Cult Vinegar Vase comes with a bottle of Cult Vinegar starter tradition (the “Mom”), a how-to information, plus a set of labels. Lids can be found in three colours: purple, white, and yellow. The vases are designed to be clustered; one for purple wine, one for white. Above: Cult Vinegar additionally gives a line of Small Batch Stay Cult Vinegars. Above: Countertop vinegar making. Above: Jonathan (L) on a foraging expedition and Billy (R) in his studio.
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