2016 Silver Nautilus Book Award Winner Brew your own kombucha at home! With more than 400 recipes, including 268 unique flavor combinations, you can get exactly the taste you want — for a fraction of the store-bought price. This complete guide, from the proprietors of Kombucha Kamp, shows you how to do it from start to finish, with illustrated step-by-step instructions and troubleshooting tips. The book also includes information on the many health benefits of kombucha, fascinating details of the drink’s history, and recipes for delicious foods and drinks you can make with kombucha (including some irresistible cocktails!). “This is the one go-to resource for all things kombucha.” — Andrew Zimmern, James Beard Award–winning author and host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods
The Kombucha Book includes everything enthusiastic kombucha lovers want to know: the health benefits, history, homebrewing, and cooking with kombucha. The homebrewing section, the real meat of the book, includes a detailed look at the brewing process, from setting up a friendly environment for fermentation to a close appraisal of Continuous Brewing versus Batch Brewing. This section also presents 100 ingredients and 300 combinations for flavoring kombucha.
The Big Book of Kombucha includes everything enthusiastic kombucha lovers want to know about health benefits, history, homebrewing, and cooking with kombucha. The homebrewing section, the real meat of the book, includes a detailed look at the brewing process, from setting up a friendly environment for fermentation to a close appraisal of Continuous Brewing versus Batch Brewing. This section also presents 100 ingredients and 286 combinations for flavoring kombucha.
Author: Emma Christensen
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Release Date: 2013-05-14
This accessible home-brew guide for alcoholic and non-alcoholic fermented drinks, from Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn's Emma Christensen, offers a wide range of simple yet enticing recipes for Root Beer, Honey Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Sorghum Ale, Blueberry-Lavender Mead, Gin Sake, Plum Wine, and more. You can make naturally fermented sodas, tend batches of kombucha, and brew your own beer in the smallest apartment kitchen with little more equipment than a soup pot, a plastic bucket, and a long-handled spoon. All you need is the know-how. That’s where Emma Christensen comes in, distilling a wide variety of projects—from mead to kefir to sake—to their simplest forms, making the process fun and accessible for homebrewers. All fifty-plus recipes in True Brews stem from the same basic techniques and core equipment, so it’s easy for you to experiment with your favorite flavors and add-ins once you grasp the fundamentals. Covering a tantalizing range of recipes, including Coconut Water Kefir, Root Beer, Honey–Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Pale Ale, Chai-Spiced Mead, Cloudy Cherry Sake, and Plum Wine, these fresh beverages make impressive homemade offerings for hostess gifts, happy hours, and thirsty friends alike.
A complete guide to the popular fermented tea shares background scientific and cultural facts as well as recipes and recommendations for its use as a probiotic supplement in foods, cocktails and beauty products. Original. 40,000 first printing.
The Complete Kombucha Brewing Journal will help you to: Achieve more delicious and consistent kombucha brewing results Quickly record and track each and every ingredient and step used in your brew Easily find and recreate your favorite fermentation two recipes
Author: Günther W. Frank
Publisher: Ennsthaler Gesellschaft M B H & Company
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Health & Fitness
Kombucha, the fermented tea drink that has been consumed for thousands of years, is said to have a range of health benefits. It is considered a home remedy for many ailments and diseases. In this book you will discover everything you need to know about the beverage and its ancient traditions. Starting with the kombucha mushroom itself and its characteristics, to the diverse ways of preparation and use of the tea mushroom beverage, to how to make the mushroom long-lasting. This book is a must read for all kombucha fans and those who want to know more about this amazing remedy -- a true "Kombucha Bible."
Transform your health with fermented probiotic drinks--bubbly and creamy, sweet and tart, and always delicious. It's no secret that probiotics--the gut-friendly bacteria found in fermented foods--are a powerful superfood. They've been used for centuries to improve digestion, immunity, mood, and hormonal health. Plus, they're uniquely healthful and perfect to enjoy any time of day and in any season. This beautifully illustrated cookbook makes it easy and fun to fit probiotics into your busy routine with refreshing fermented drinks you can make at home. It turns out there's much, much more to enjoy beyond premade kombucha and kefir. Here are 50 recipes for eight different elixirs--from Chinese Jun to Mexican Pineapple Tepache--that will bring surprising flavors from around the world right to your table. Step by step, self-taught fermentation guru Felicity Evans explains how to: Stock your kitchen with expert tools and affordable ingredients Try your hand at both cultured fermentation (Pretty Vanilla, Rosewater and Chia Water Kefir) and wild fermentation (Beautifying Blueberry Beet Kvass) Recognize a successful ferment and troubleshoot when needed Confidently brew and enjoy a diverse menu of presentation-worthy drinks. With this complete resource at your fingertips, you'll become a master of these handcrafted, healing drinks in no time.
Saying “Cheers!” Never Felt Better Fermented foods have taken the world by storm, largely due to their health and real food benefits. They help improve digestion, enable us to better assimilate vitamins and minerals, and strengthen the immune system. Of all fermented foods, drinks are some of the most versatile—and tasty! Think kombucha, kefir, and real ginger ale. Many of these items you can buy in the store, but making them at home is simple, economical, and even better for you. With just a few ingredients and materials, you can start brewing your own delicious beverages for your family. Ferment Your Drinks is packed with innovative drink recipes, from healthy homemade sodas to traditional kvass and cider, that you can make in your home kitchen and enjoy all year long! Inside, you’ll learn: --Why to ferment your drinks --The history of fermentation and the value of traditional foods --The benefits of fermented drinks to your health --All the basics: the process, the tools, and how to get started --Five-minute recipes for lassis, fermented lemonade, and more --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 Raise a glass to good health with Ferment Your Drinks!
Wildly popular food blogger and critically acclaimed author of The Ancestral Table returns with over 200 weeknight-friendly recipes that taste so good, you'll finally throw out that emergency stack of takeout menus hiding in your kitchen drawer. Despite knowing full well that most restaurant and take-out foods are churned out at a rapid pace using unhealthy ingredients laden with chemicals and additives, most of us can't seem to shake the desire for even just a taste. Not to mention that nothing is easier than picking up takeout, hitting the drive-thru, or ordering delivery, but at what cost? Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favorites without the Junk delivers much healthier but equally satisfying alternatives, offering delectable recipes that mimic the flavors of our drive-thru and delivery favorites—Paleo style! Russ Crandall teaches you step-by-step how to prepare each meal in under an hour—leaving no sacrifice of taste or time. In Paleo Takeout, Crandall re-creates everyone's favorite takeout meals using wholesome ingredients and some seriously inventive techniques giving you the opportunity to revisit your favorite restaurant classics, with all of the gratification and none of the regret! Inside Paleo Takeout, you'll find over 200 recipes inspired by beloved restaurant experiences: Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Indian, Italian, Mexican, Greek, and American cuisines are all represented. Looking to re-create your local Chinese joint's best dishes? Choose from over 25 takeout favorites, like Sweet and Sour Chicken, Beef and Broccoli, Egg Foo Young, Char Siu, Chow Mein, and Spring Rolls. In the mood for curry tonight? Take your pick among your favorite Thai, Indian, and Japanese curry dishes. How about game-day wings made in 20 different ways, pizza that's better than delivery, or quick and easy burrito bowls? We've got you covered and then some. Using the same simple techniques that he learned while working in the restaurant industry, Crandall teaches you how to build a full-course meal in less than an hour. Simply put, Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favorites without the Junk proves that eating right in a way that satisfies even the choosiest of healthy eaters is not only possible, but also a lot of fun!
Author: Dave Line
Release Date: 2004
This is a book for any really enthusiastic and ambitious home brewer - the person who wants to brew high quality, 'true' beers using real hops and grains, rather than by using more easily-handled kits and powdered or liquid malt extracts.
Author: Erica Strauss
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: House & Home
Create the DIY home you've always wanted with over 100 recipes, tips, and inspirational ideas from blogger Erica Strauss (Northwest Edible Life). Covering everything from cooking, canning and preserving to making your own nontoxic home and personal care products, this fresh take on modern homemaking wil help you make the most of your time, effort, and energy in the kitchen and beyond. Over half of the book focuses on the kitchen with a wealth of information about how to organize and stock your kitchen to more effortlessly prepare delicious meals. A former professional chef who knows how to build flavor into simple and delicious home-cooked meals, Strauss provides delectable recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert like Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Granola, Forager Spring Greens Soup, Simple Crispy Chicken with Roasted Lemon Pan Sauce, and Olive-Oil Rosemary Cake with Lemony Glaze. Strauss includes details on Basic Food Preservation techniques such as water-bath canning, pressure canning, and lacto-fermentation along with a handy year-long food preservation calendar of what to put up when. Preserving recipes are organized seasonally and include Rhubarb Syrup, Pressure-Canned Chicken Broth, Korean-Spiced Turnips, and Cranberry-Pear-Walnut Conserve. The book also features recipes for DIY home care and personal care products like Nontoxic Laundry softener, Fizzy Bath Bombs, and Refreshing Peppermint Foot Scrub. Hands-on Home is packed with fabulous recipes, practical, no-nonsense advice, and time- and money-saving techniques. With a focus on less consumerism, Strauss provides instruction on everything you need to live more delicious and sustainable DIY lifestyle. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Brew Your Own
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
Release Date: 2017-01-03
Packed with recipes, expert advice, step-by-step photos, and more, this official guide from Brew Your Own is a necessity for anyone who's into homebrew. For more than two decades, America's homebrewers have turned to Brew Your Own magazine for the best information on making incredible beer at home. From well-tested recipes to expert advice, Brew Your Own sets the standard for quality. Now, for the first time, the magazine's best homebrew guides, recipes, troubleshooting, and tips are brought together in one book. The Brew Your Own Big Book of Homebrewing is the ultimate all-in-one homebrew book. It's a first-time homebrewer's best friend, explaining the entire brewing process from start to finish with step-by-step photography. Yet it has plenty for the experienced homebrewer as well, including: - Fully-illustrated guides for making the jump to all-grain brewing and for setting up your first kegging system - More than 50 sought-after recipes to craft your favorite breweries' beers - A deep dive on brewing ingredients - The most useful troubleshooting features and tips from the pros from two decades of the magazine Whether you're looking to get into brewing, up your game, or find inspiration for your next brew day, this book has what you need.
Author: Klaus Kaufmann
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
The fermented tea known as kombucha (kom-boo-cha) has been hailed as a cure-all in many parts of the world. Kombucha's popularity in North America is surging because of its great taste and contributions to wellness. Holistic health consultant Klaus Kaufmann discusses kombucha's historical and modern uses and its numerous health benefits, which include its ability to aid digestion, eliminate toxins, support the immune system, and boost energy. He also provides clear, step-by-step instructions and troubleshooting tips for making kombucha tea at home using a fermentation process that converts it into beneficial enzymes, acids, and vitamins. This completely revised and updated edition includes the latest information on current brews and fermenting techniques. Follow the insights and practical advice contained in this guide, and you'll discover everything you need to know to start enjoying this delicious, naturally tangy fermented beverage.