Making Tempeh

For our first attempt at mold fermentation, we decided to make tempeh. I bought the tempeh starter at a local co-op. This starter from Cultures for Health contains rhizopus oryzae cultures, although it seems like rhizopus oligosporus is the more common type used. Continue reading “Making Tempeh”


Fermentation explorations

Recently I’ve been experimenting with fermentation, using Mastering Fermentation by Mary Karlin and The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Katz as references. Check out some of the things I’ve tried!

Sauerkraut Continue reading “Fermentation explorations”

First attempt at making beer

Oregon Fermentation Festival

We went to the Oregon Fermentation Festival on Sauvie Island a few weeks ago and tasted everything from sauerkraut to salami, kombucha to kefir, cheese to chocolate (yes there is fermentation involved in making chocolate!).  We had already been trying out some simple fermentation, but after seeing all this cool stuff, we decided it was time to step it up…with beer!

Continue reading “First attempt at making beer”

New Project: Conceptualizing Time

I started a project a while back about how we conceptualize and think about time…And decided I should probably do something with all the stories I’ve gathered.

Check it out here:

All very rough. More to come.

Berkeley Secret Stairs Hunt

My friend Kelly has a book of secret stairs in the Berkeley and Oakland, and we decided to hunt some out this weekend. Continue reading “Berkeley Secret Stairs Hunt”

My Two-Day Adventure with the SenseCam

(Originally posted Oct 15, 2012)

I wore a SenseCam from 5:07pm on October 2, 2012 to 7:36pm on October 3rd, 2012.

Before I looked at the images that it recorded, I planned on looking for the following: Continue reading “My Two-Day Adventure with the SenseCam”

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