Kate Downham wrote:Most people use glass jars or ceramic crocks for fermenting. As the acidity grows in the ferments, chemicals from the plastic might leach into the food, so most would avoid plastic for this reason.
It was more a case that they were on hand and cheap than because they were optimal in either material or quality. I plan to get glass as funds permit, I even invested in glass “stones” and airlock lids for later when I am more confident.
Thank you for the reassurance. I was expecting gases to be released, but not bubbles, not idea why, just didn’t expect to see bubbles.