This ferment is magical for a number of reasons. Firstly, it doesn't involve cabbage.
Kombucha is a really delicious, complex fermented drink. Complex in terms of the flavours you can create, rather than being complex to make.
Water kefir, also known as Tibicos, is made by a symbiotic community of bacteria and yeasts (SCOBY) that exists in little nuggets, known as water kefir grains.
Milk kefir is the most amazing concoction. Seeing the process in action, the smells, the changes in consistency of the milk is really quite thrilling.
This project has evolved from an idea my friend, Elizabeth, had and as a result of my growing obsession with sourdough.
This is a favourite ferment here. There is always a jar of it on the go. Despite the length of this recipe, I promise, it is very quick and easy to make…