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TAG : kombucha

The Fabric of Fermentation: Kombucha Couture

 Kombucha is everywhere:  on tap in restaurants, bottled in grab-and-go beverage cases, and filling growlers for takeout — but it’s also being used to craft dresses, jackets, handbags, and more. More specifically, the gelatinous culture (or “ SCOBY”) that ferments the popular ...

My First Kombucha

  Shutterstock/Max D. Photography When I was in the research stage of this magazine, I opted to go hands-on with a ferment that was new to me.  Of course, this was made easy given my access to the inventory of the Fermentation store. I decided to try the Kombucha Brew Now Jar Kit, a ...

Kombucha Muffins Recipe

 I’m obsessed with kombucha, the fermented tea drink. I drink it like I used to drink soda as a kid: at least once a day. I crave the feeling of that cold, carbonated liquid hitting my chest, giving me the sensation it’s opening my lungs for the first time that day … it’s addicting. I ...

Probiotic Coffee Recipe

 This is a take on the unbeatable combination of iced tea and lemonade. Made with cold-brewed coffee and kombucha – it’s a coffee on tea paradox.Coffee combined with a healthy dose of kombucha’s probiotics creates a surprisingly flavoursome and thirst quenching energy tonic that is ...

How to Grow a SCOBY

 If you are interested in science or want the thrill of making your own kombucha from start to finish, try growing your own SCOBY. It takes roughly 3 weeks, and depending on the temperature of your home, it may or may not grow. Here’s how to do it:Purchase a bottle of raw, unflavored ...

Home Brewing Kombucha

What is all the hype about this funky tea known as Kombucha? Kombucha most likely started in China and spread to Russian over 100 years ago. It is often called mushroom tea because if the scoby that forms on the top, resembling a mushroom. Scoby is actually an acronym for symbiotic culture of ...

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