Milk kefir is a great source of vitamins and protein. It makes a wonderful quick snack when your tummy is growling, but you don’t have time to sit down and eat.
If your looking to find ways to get your family interested in drinking their daily glass of milk kefir, then why not try adding a bit of flavour?
Flavouring milk kefir can be as easy as you want to make it and depends on the type of flavour that you are looking...
As your brew will produce a new scoby every time you brew it won't be long before you have more than you need. So what do you do with them all?
Some helpful hints and idea's on what to do with all the extra scobies you have grown.
- Brew more kombucha... It might sound obvious but now you have more scobies you can start off more batches or bigger batches if you want.
- Experiment....You can use your spare scobies to experiment with new tea's (or even coffee) or different sugars and then throw the...
So, you have decide that you like the idea of making kombucha at home, but not sure exactly what you'll need.
Good news! Making kombucha at home requires only two, very simple supplies: a brewing vessel and cover. It's that simple!
There are a few other supplies that can come in handy for brewing, but aside from these two items, everything else is optional. Keep in mind the below tips when picking out a container and cover and you'll be ready to make homemade kombucha in no time.
Material Options: What to Use...
Kefir is quick and easy to make! Read our guide to learn more......
- You need at least one Teaspoon of milk kefir grains
- Place about 1 teaspoon of grains into a jar.
- Pour in your chosen milk (250ml)
- Place the lid on, or cover with a cloth and a rubber band.
- Let your jar sit at room temperature away from direct sunlight for 24-48 hours
- Strain finished kefir into a jar through a nonmetallic, fine-mesh strainer.
- Place grains into a new jar or vessel and cover in milk.
Compared to other starter cultures such as yogurt, a sourdough starter is fairly easy to maintain and surprisingly difficult to kill completely. However, there are some conditions that are ideal for sourdough starter, in order to keep it as healthy as possible, here we help you keep yours in tip top condition.
What basic conditions are needed? - (well this is basically the same as all cultures)
- A nice warm temperature-
A sluggish sourdough starter likely just needs a boost in temperature to get things going.
Remember: Sourdough starter performs best...