Normandy, Part 1: How They Do Things

KevinApple Wine, Apples, Cider, Cider Making, From the Cellar, Fruit from the Yard, Wine, Wine Making, Wine Vinegar7 Comments

I’m back. Not surprisingly, Normandy was quite the beautiful adventure. I was there to educate my palate, learn some methodology in cider and calvados production, and most importantly to glean from their centuries-old apple food culture. I live in a place of copious amounts of largely wasted urban apples, with a brand-newly emerging scene surrounding how to save them and … Read More

Apple Wine Vinegar Wrap Up

KevinFrom the Cellar, Wine Vinegar13 Comments

I threw this out today. And not because if failed. A rare success story of home provisioning of food where the product just simply doesn’t bring enough to the table for me to bother. It looks gross, yes. Vinegar mothers tend to be proficient at that. Don’t believe me? Turns out the months it takes to make this – I … Read More