Kimchi Master Class [Self-Paced] by Fermenters Club

Kimchi Master Class [Self-Paced]

Learn how to make killer kimchi at home... at home!

Master this ancient, nutrient-dense, raw, probiotic, gut-healthy Korean condiment!

Earn Your Patch

Upon completion and a passing score on your Kimchi competency test, we will mail you your very own Kimchi Workshop embroidered patch! Sew it on a hat, your old Scouting sash, or stick it to your laptop!
Each course from Fermenters Club Academy gives you a chance to earn a IRL (in-real-life) embroidered patch, which we will mail to you upon successful completion of the final exam.

We're always adding more classes, too!

What's included?

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Part 1: Intro & Preparation Checklists
Kimchi Equipment and Ingredients Checklist
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Kimchi Recipe Cards
164 KB
Part 2: All About Kimchi
Video: All About Kimchi
18 mins
Part 3: Kimchi Vegetable Preparation
Video: Kimchi Vegetable Preparation
18 mins
Part 4: Making Kimchi Paste
Video: Spicy Kimchi Paste
13 mins
Video: Non-spicy ("white") kimchi paste
6 mins
Part 5: Packing Jar & Fermentation
Video: Packing Jar & Fermentation (part 1)
11 mins
Video: Packing Jar & Fermentation (part 2)
15 mins
Video: Making Kimchi with other Veggies
8 mins
Part 6: Final Exam
Kimchi Final Exam
Video: Post-Fermentation
7 mins

Meet your Teacher, Austin Durant

Founder and Chief Fermentation Officer, Fermenters Club

Austin Durant has been playing with his food his whole life, and fermenting it for over ten years.

He has taught over 100 classes (online courses and hands-on workshops) on fermented food traditions such as sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi, kombucha, miso, as well as seasonal specialties. He writes and shares recipes, videos and other fermentation adventures on his blog.