Fermenting crocks

New to fermenting? This is everything you need to batch sauerkraut and kimchi without breaking a sweat. Fermented foods tend to be packed full of health benefits and probiotic properties, which makes fermenting crocks a desirable gift for people who like to look after themselves. Choose the best fermenting crocks from brands like Kilner.

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Get all the health benefits with fermented foods

Fermented foods are loaded with probiotics that are thought to boost your digestive system and deliver many other health benefits, from enhancing the immune system to assisting with weight loss. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, Kitchen Warehouse have the fermentation crocks and jars you need to safely ferment food at home and reap all the rewards.

Shop jars and water sealed crocks by Australian and international brands that encourage carbon dioxide and prevent outside air from getting in for pleasantly fizzy kimchi and bubbly kombucha. Add your favourite items to a wishlist or checkout now with free delivery over $100 to any postcode in Australia.

Brew your homemade kombucha and perfect your sauerkraut

Skip the queue at the cafe and brew your own delicious kombucha right in the comfort of your own home! The Mad Millie Kombucha Crock is the key to brewing perfectly fermented kombucha in big batches for friends and family to enjoy and comes with a tap to easily pour your favourite flavours into glasses or bottles.

Spice up a main meal with a side of sauerkraut using the Davis & Waddell Fermentation Crock. Create the perfect environment for fermenting veggies to make sauerkraut, kimchi, pickles and more with added weights for proper fermentation.

Ceramic fermentation crocks to make your fermentation process easier

Traditional fermentation crocks are crafted from ceramic with a food safe glaze. You can find Mad Millie ceramic crocks at Kitchen Warehouse for brewing kombucha with a stainless steel tap for easy drinking as well as fermenting crocks for vegetables with a three litre capacity that can hold two medium sized cabbages for all the kimchi you need. We also have three litre and five litre glazed stoneware crocks from Davis & Waddell that make excellent gifts for beginners and enthusiasts.

Make healthier drinks with our fermentation jars

While typically used as food storage containers, mason jars make a great alternative to water sealed and open crocks, especially when you want to ferment food or drinks in small batches. Our Kilner Create and Make Nut Milk Making Set comes with two Kilner wide mouth glass jars and lids to whip up your own coconut milk, soy milk, oat milk and more for smoothies, cooking and adding to beverages.

Enjoy one jar of milk while soaking nuts in the second jar and have total control over your tasty nut milk creations!

Perfect for making probiotic-rich foods

Fermented foods are packed full of naturally occurring probiotics that can help to replenish the good bacteria in your gut and restore balance in the gut microbiome. Here are just some of the fermented goodies you can make in your own fermentation crock:

  • Kimchi

  • Kombucha

  • Pickled vegetables

  • Sauerkraut or kraut

  • Sourdough bread

  • Kefir

  • Yoghurt

The perfect gift for fermentation beginners and kombucha lovers

The Mad Millie Kombucha Kit can help you or someone who is new to fermented foods, the fermentation process and the exciting world of kombucha to fast track the process with amazing results. This handy kit comes with an organic SCOBY, fermentation jar and instruction manual with step-by-step instructions to making their first batch of kombucha.

Fermentation kits are a wonderful gift for beginners as they contain all of the basics they need to get started, from equipment to sourdough starters and starter kefir grains.

Water sealed crocks with airlock to prevent outside air from getting in for proper fermentation

A water sealed crock has a moat at the top that prevents oxygen from entering and mould from growing on the food while allowing for lactic acid fermentation to take place. They are considered to be the safest and easiest way to ferment food.

Pick up a water sealed crock with the Davis & Waddell Fermentation Crock that comes with additional stoneware weights to keep food submerged. Add a water channel to seal everything in and allow the gasses to escape during fermentation.

Learn to ferment at home with stoneware crocks

When it comes to traditional fermentation crock pots, you can’t beat glazed earthenware and stoneware crocks. A ceramic crock is solid, food safe and makes a beautiful addition to any countertop. Check out the best stoneware pots available at Kitchen Warehouse:

  • Mad Millie Fermenting Crock

  • Davis & Waddell Fermentation Crock 3L & 5L

  • Mad Millie Kombucha Crock 4L

Prepare, ferment, and serve your own dishes with our fermentation crock pots and fermentation weights

Ceramic weights and glass weights are designed to sit on top of the food to keep it compressed and fully submerged beneath the liquid. This ensures proper and safe fermentation. The Mad Millie Fermenting Crock and Davis & Waddell Fermentation Crock look beautiful sitting on kitchen counters and both come with heavy weights for fermenting using the traditional method.

Add a fermentation crock with weights to your collection today by browsing our kitchenware essentials, from crock pots and kitchen utensils to gadgets like thermometers, timers and can openers.

Making your own kimchi has never been easier with our fermentation crock pot

Kimchi is a Korean side dish that’s made with Napa cabbage and veggies. The Mad Millie Fermenting Crock 3L fits in two Napa cabbages to make two one litre jars full of spicy kimchi, sauerkraut and more. It also includes an instruction booklet and recipes to help you discover more tasty treats and to help you get the most out of your fermentation endeavour.

FAQs:

How does a fermentation crock work?

The fermentation process relies on cutting off the oxygen to food so that it can slowly break down in a saline solution. These steps summarise the process:

  1. Veggies are placed into the crock whole or shredded

  2. A saltwater or vinegar solution is poured in

  3. The food is submerged beneath the liquid

  4. Weights are placed on top to keep the food pressed down and submerged

  5. A lid prevents air from getting in and prevents mould from growing

  6. Lactic acid breaks down the food over time

  7. After a few days or weeks, the food has been fermented and is ready to enjoy!

How do you know when fermentation is done?

When it comes to kimchi and sauerkraut, the best way is to taste it. The food should taste sour, not like salted cabbage and bubbles are a very good sign. With kombucha, the drink should taste tart with just a hint of sweetness. Kombucha is fermented in 2 stages with stage 1 lasting 6-10 days and stage 2 lasting 3-10 days for carbonation.