By Lynnie Stein / October 12, 2018

Fermented Papaya

Sauerkraut + fermented salad + kombucha + medicine + no waste – eat the whole fruit 😍

The flesh of mature green papaya makes for pleasing to your taste #sauerkraut

Add carrot, daikon and small amount of spice.

For therapeutic purposes, leave green papaya skin on + add white seeds.

Papaya/ pawpaw black seed will over-power taste … makes a great pepper substitute – dried and add to grinder.

Green papaya skin is reputed to have the same benefits as the leaves.

Fermented salad …. mix a base of grated green pawpaw and carrot.

Massage with salt.

Add chopped; coriander, shallots including the green tops, ginger, turmeric and basil.

Minced lemongrass,🌶and sliced cherry tomatoes (not too ripe).

Add lemon / lime juice.

Make sure mixture is submerged.

Seal airtight.

Leave at room temperature for the fermenting fairies magic.

Taste test at 3 – 5 days.


The flavour will continue to evolve.

The leaves can be juiced.

They are bitter, but an amazing health tonic.

Platelet level can go from dangerous low of 8-10 to 300 in 3 weeks.

1 tablespoon 2-3 times per day.

Check with your health professional and do not take if pregnant or wishing to conceive.

A super energizing leaf tea is great alone or in #kombucha brewing.

1 tablespoon dried papaya leaves
1 tablespoon crushed cacao nibs
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon ground ginger

Mix cinnamon and ginger, boil in water for 10 minutes.

Add the rest of ingredients and steep for another 10.

🖤and bacteria Lynnie
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