Fermenting Vol. 3: Milk Kefir
- Publish Date: 2013-08-28
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Rashelle Johnson
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You can add probiotic bacteria to your diet by making and drinking milk kefir.
Milk kefir is a powerful probiotic beverage packed full of beneficial bacteria. It's made by adding kefir grains to milk (or many other non-dairy liquids) and letting it ferment for 24 to 48 hours at room temperature. The end result is a tasty beverage the consistency of thin yogurt that can be consumed on its own or mixed with a number of other ingredients to make delicious probiotic foods and beverages.
This helpful guide covers the following items:
- What Milk Kefir is and how it's made.
- The history of milk kefir.
- Milk kefir grains and why they're important.
- How to care for and store milk kefir grains.
- The fermentation process.
- Yogurt vs. kefir.
- The health benefits of milk kefir.
- What types of milk work best to make kefir.
- Kefir culturing vessels.
- Milk kefir as a sourdough starter.
- Traditional milk kefir.
- Vanilla milk kefir.
- Sweet maple kefir.
- Citrus kefir.
- Cocoa spice kefir.
- Rise and shine kefir.
- Kefir protein power shake.
- Kefir raspberry flaxseed fiber booster.
- Sweet lavender milk kefir.
- Sweet raspberry milk kefir.
- Strawberry banana kefir smoothie.
- Strawberry lime kefir smoothie.
- Watermelon slush kefir smoothie.
- Pina colada kefir.
- Pumpkin pie kefir.
- Kefir egg nog.
- Chai-infused kefir.
- Kefir chocolate pudding.
- Kefir peanut banana pudding.
- Kefir cottage cheese.
- Kefir banana peach breakfast.
- Kefir and granola.
- Fizzy kefir.
- Kefir creamy fruit juice soda.
- Kefir Italian Soda.
- Cinnamon milk kefir.
- Cocoa cherry fizzy kefir.
- Strawberry milkshake kefir.
- Orange creamsicle kefir.
- Kefir cultured cream.
- Kefir cultured butter.
- Kefir cultured ice cream.
- Cultured cream cheese.
- Cultured ranch dressing.
- Kefir fruit dip.
- Kefir guacamole.
- Kefir cream frosting (vanilla and chocolate).
- Coconut milk kefir.
- Coconut meat kefir spread.
- Almond milk kefir.
- Rice milk kefir.
- Fizzy grape kefir.
- Soy milk kefir.
- Kefir sauerkraut.
Here are just some of the topics covered in the FAQ:
- How fast should kefir grains grow?
- Do kefir grains need to be washed between batches?
- How long can kefir be stored in the fridge?
- I forgot to move my grains to new milk. Can they still be used?
- What should I do if there's mold at the top of the container?
- What is the orange or yellow crust on my grains?
- How much alcohol does kefir contain?
- Why did the taste and/or texture of my kefir change?
- Why did my kefir separate?
Purchase this book and learn how to make milk kefir today.
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