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Appears in
Max’s Sandwich Book

By Max Halley and Ben Benton

Published 2018

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There are decent brands of sauerkraut in the shops, but it’s such fun to do a bit of fermenting yourself.


  • 1 white cabbage, very finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 100 ml


This takes 10 days. If you have a dishwasher, place your Kilner jar and lid in the machine and run on the hottest cycle. You can also boil a large pan of water and submerge the jar and the lid for a full minute. Do not dry them, place them on a wire rack upside down to cool on their own.

Add half the cabbage and half the salt to a mixing bowl. Get your hands in and massage and scrunch t