The word effervescence is derived from the Latin verb fervere (to boil), preceded by the adverb ex.
It has the same linguistic root as the word fermentation.
After a day or two, you may start to see bubbles, and the brine will become cloudy.
- The lactic acid fermentation process produces lactic acid bacteria that create gases when they feast on the vegetables.
- These gases are often visible as bubbles throughout the jar after a few days at room temperature and are a good sign.
- This is the beneficial bacteria doing their job!
- Sometimes the bubbles are not so visible -however, if you have set up the right environment, the fermenting fairies (aka the microbes) will be producing bubbles.
When are they ready?
Finished ferments should have a pH reading of 4.5 or lower.
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- the bubbles
- I hope you discover something here to leave you feeling uplifted, encouraged, and a little more optimistic than before.
- It is my hope I can bring a little peace, love, happiness & tranquillity and inspire you to believe in the magic of your dreams & to never give up.
- I create from my heart with love.
- May the energy from each piece keep flowing to you
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