Kefir Cultures (Paperback)
Since the relatively recent introduction of kefir onto North American supermarket shelves, this healthy sparkling beverage has exploded in popularity. But can it be brewed at home, with the same tasty, healthy results? Yes
It's time we know how vital kefir is for health and the human body. While kefir is known throughout the world by its power in cleansing the body, a lot of people still don't know what kefir is.
This guide explain the basics of making dairy ferments, from getting the right equipment to myriad options for thickening, sweetening, and flavoring. Along with foundational recipes, you'll find instructions for different styles of yogurt and kefir as well as other traditional milk ferments from around world, including Icelandic skyr, Asian koumiss, and Finish viili. Techniques for making simple cheeses, butter, whipped cream, and other dairy products using yogurt and milk ferments are also included, as are creative recipes for using fermented dairy products in sauces, soups, and even cocktails, while preserving their health benefits and flavor.
Combining common sense with uncommon science, Hillary A. Charles shares stories, tips and recipes to help you on your way to better gut health and a happier life.If you suffer from IBS, or know someone who does, and it's taken hold of your life, this book could lead you back to health and freedom...