Kombucha, Kefir, and Beyond: A Fun and Flavorful Guide to Fermenting Your Own Probiotic Beverages at Home
By Alex Lewin & Raquel Guajardo
Join the fermented food craze that has swept the globe!
Probiotic foods and drinks have a plethora of health benefits. They have been shown to improve digestion, strengthen the immune system, and lets our bodies better assimilate minerals and vitamins. This book is packed with great information and even more importantly great recipes for making your own healthy homemade sodas, traditional kvass and cider, kombucha, kefir and more!
-A history of fermentation and why you should ferment your drinks
-Health benefits of fermented drinks
-The basics including: the process, tools, and how to get started
-How to use starters to make kombucha, kefir, root beer, wine, and others again and again
-Age-old recipes for kvass, switchel, vinegar, and mead
-Everything you need to know about why the recipes work, why they are safe, what to do if they go wrong, and how to modify them to suit your taste