If you’re a fan of spicy foods then you know how awesome a good hot sauce can be. You can make your own at home using the whey from Greek-style yoghurt to kick the fermenting process into high gear.
Over at Instructables, user zymurgeneticist has put together a comprehensive guide to fermenting your own liquid fire. Pick and prepare the chilli peppers you want to use, prepare a basic brine, and get your Greek yoghurt whey ready. To extract enough whey, you can suspend a sieve or some cheese cloth with the yoghurt above a bowl.
The entire process quite pretty lengthy — including two weeks of fermenting — but the guide covers everything you need to know. The best part is that you can play around with different ingredients, and the shelf life of this kind of hot sauce is pretty long, so you can store everything you make. To achieve the dream of never-ending home-made hot sauce, check out the complete guide below. If Sriracha is more your style, you can make that at home too.
Ferment Your Own Hot Sauce [Instructables]