Does kombucha need to be kept out of sunlight?

Have you seen the often-given advice that kombucha needs to be kept out of the sunlight for best results? Maybe you saw it in a kombucha recipe in a book, or somewhere on a blog post or forum. I see the advice to keep kombucha in the dark a lot and hadn’t given it much…… Continue reading Does kombucha need to be kept out of sunlight?

How to make delicious and easy Icelandic Skyr

Icelandic Skyr is a delicious, thick, cultured dairy product. Usually known as Skyr Icelandic yogurt, this ancient creamy foodstuff is actually a type of soft cheese, more like a soft ricotta or quark, but with the sour tartness of a thick Greek yogurt. This post continues our journey through Europe’s vast array of cultured dairy…… Continue reading How to make delicious and easy Icelandic Skyr

Choosing Tea for Kombucha – all about tea.

What type of tea has the most antioxidants? Which is the best tea variety for kombucha? What’s the difference between the types of tea anyway? How do we choose the right tea? Why does Green Tea taste different when you buy it from different suppliers? It’s time to learn more about tea. As you probably…… Continue reading Choosing Tea for Kombucha – all about tea.

What is Milk Kefir?

If you’re exploring the world of fermented foods and drinks, you’ll no doubt come across talk about milk kefir. Milk kefir culture is increasingly popular due to its probiotic and antioxidant properties, its yummy flavor, and because it is super easy to make at home. This blog usually focuses on kombucha, but I came across…… Continue reading What is Milk Kefir?

Know your probiotics – brewing a better kombucha.

When we’re making kombucha, we want it to be as healthy and as health-giving as we can. Because even though it tastes great, most of us are doing this because of kombucha’s health benefits. We want to see improvements in our health. Otherwise, why bother, right? So, let’s dive into the exciting world of lactic-acid…… Continue reading Know your probiotics – brewing a better kombucha.