The Big Book of Kombucha

Brewing, Flavoring, and Enjoying the Health Benefits of Fermented Tea

Author: Hannah Crum,Alex LaGory

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124356

Category: Cooking

Page: 400

View: 8498

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 Big Book of Kombucha

Brewing, Flavoring, and Enjoying the Health Benefits of Fermented Tea

Author: Hannah Crum,Alex LaGory

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 161212433X

Category: Cooking

Page: 400

View: 9888

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

Brewing, Flavoring, and Enjoying the Benefits of Fermented Tea

Author: Hannah Crum,Alex Lagory

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612124346

Category: Cooking

Page: 400

View: 3155

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.

Kombucha!

The Amazing Probiotic Tea that Cleanses, Heals, Energizes, and Detoxifies

Author: Eric Childs,Jessica Childs

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101620269

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

View: 2260

The complete guide to kombucha— the wildly popular probiotic tea. Kombucha is lauded worldwide by healers, athletes, yogis, and other health-conscious souls, and is now going mainstream. Kombucha, a fermented tea beverage, has many cleansing, healing, and detoxifying effects. Eric and Jessica Childs, founders of Kombucha Brooklyn and experts on the wonders of kombucha, share their knowledge in this complete guide to kombucha. In addition to the science and culture of ‘buch, Kombucha! includes recipes and reveals inventive uses for the beverage in cooking, cocktails, and beauty products, tapping the benefits of probiotics for radiant rejuvenation.

Kombucha

Healthy Beverage and Natural Remedy from the Far East : Its Correct Preparation and Use

Author: Günther W. Frank

Publisher: Ennsthaler Gesellschaft M B H & Company

ISBN: 9783850683371

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 150

View: 2359

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."

Kombucha Rediscovered!

Revised Edition The Medicinal Benefits of an Ancient Healing Tea

Author: Klaus Kaufmann

Publisher: Book Publishing Company

ISBN: 0920470769

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 96

View: 4201

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.

Kombucha

Healthy recipes for naturally fermented tea drinks

Author: Louise Avery

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 9781788790369

Category: Cooking

Page: 96

View: 2989

Want a healthy gut? Then brew and drink your own naturally fermented kombucha—it is packed full of probiotics and is thought to improve digestion and boost the immune system. Louise Avery is one of London’s best-connected kombucha producers and the owner of LA Brewery. Here she reveals her tried-and-tested recipes that use the freshest produce to create truly delicious fermented teas. Starting with an explanation of exactly what kombucha is, Louise then offers information on the types of tea you can use to flavor your kombucha, the health benefits of drinking it, and the essential equipment you will need to brew your own. Next, she presents a step-by-step process for brewing kombucha, bottling and storing, and controlling the yeast. Recipes are then organized by type of base: Fruit, with recipes for Blood Orangeade, Pear and Ginger Tea; Vegetable, including Striped Candy Beets and Lime, and a Virgin Mary. Flower has ideas for Hibiscus Kombucha and a Hoppy Pale Ale, while Herb, Spice, and Tea is where things heat up with Lemongrass Tea and two Turmeric Immune Boosters as well as Jasmine Kombucha and a Lychee Basil Mojito.

True Brews

How to Craft Fermented Cider, Beer, Wine, Sake, Soda, Mead, Kefir, and Kombucha at Home

Author: Emma Christensen

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607743396

Category: Cooking

Page: 192

View: 3130

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.

Delicious Probiotic Drinks

75 Recipes for Kombucha, Kefir, Ginger Beer, and Other Naturally Fermented Drinks

Author: Julia Mueller

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1628738944

Category: Cooking

Page: 176

View: 506

The health benefits of probiotics are no secret—doctors from both the Western and Eastern medicine camps sing the praises of probiotics for their positive effects on digestion, metabolism, and the immune system. Enthusiasts of kombucha—a bubbly probiotic drink now sold regularly in stores from Manhattan delis to Seattle food co-ops—point to its high levels of B vitamins and amino acids, improving mood, energy levels, joint function, ligament health, and skin health. Now you can learn to make kombucha, as well as numerous other probiotic drinks, at home! With clear step-by-step directions, beautiful photographs, and more than seventy-five recipes, this is the ultimate guide to homemade probiotic drinks. You’ll find numerous recipes for: Kombucha Jun Kefir Lacto-fermented lemonade Ginger beer Cultured vegetable juices And more! In addition, you’ll find recipes for making yogurt, smoothies, and kefir ice cream. Fermenting drinks may seem daunting, but Julia Mueller shows how it can be fun, much more cost-effective than buying ready-made drinks from the store, and delicious! Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Fermenting Food Step by Step

Over 80 step-by-step recipes for successfully fermenting kombucha, kimchi, yogurt, vinegar, and kefir

Author: Adam Elabd

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465450262

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

View: 6525

Fermenting Food Step by Step shows you how to master the fermenting process with more than 80 step-by-step recipes - plus you'll learn about the history and processes of fermentation throughout. For thousands of years, cultures around the world have practiced fermenting as a way to preserve food, and its health benefits now are at your fingertips. Fermenting Food Step by Step includes more than 80 recipes covering fruits and vegetables, meats and dairy, breads and grains, and even beverages like kombucha. From pickles and sauerkraut to kefir and yogurt smoothies to sausages and corned beef, every meal and snack is delectable. Whether for the incredible flavors or proven health benefits, readers of Fermenting Food Step by Step will get all the information they need to make satisfying meals in a whole new way.

Living Tea

Healthy recipes for naturally probiotic kombucha

Author: Louise Avery

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 9781849757690

Category: Cooking

Page: 96

View: 7046

Kombucha is a fermented drink (made using tea, sugar, a simple bacteria, and yeast) that is known for its health-giving properties. It is experiencing a resurgence in popularity, along with the trends for home-fermenting, preserving, and enjoying ‘living’ foods. Louise Avery began brewing kombucha in 2010 as part of a self-sufficient and healthy lifestyle, living on a Scottish Island in the Hebrides, simply because she loved its unique and moreish taste. Now she is one of London’s best-connected kombucha producers and the owner of Lois and the Living Teas. Here she reveals her tried-and-tested recipes that use the freshest produce to create truly delicious cold teas. Starting with an introduction to kombucha, Louise offers information on the types of tea you can use to flavor your kombucha, the health benefits of drinking it, the essential equipment you will need to brew your own and the dos and don'ts when it comes to selecting other ingredients. Following this, she presents a step-by-step basic process for brewing kombucha, bottling and storing, and controlling the yeast. Recipes are then organized by type of base: Fruit, with recipes for Blood Orangeade, Pear and Ginger, Pomegranate and Lime, a Cranberry Cleanse, and Blueberry Lemonade; Vegetable, including Sour Rhubarb Fizz, Striped Candy Beetroot and Lime, and a Virgin Mary. Next up, Flower has ideas for Hibiscus Kombucha, Rose Petal Tea, Lavender Love, and a Hoppy Pale Ale, while Herb, Spice and Tea is where things heat up with Lemongrass Tea, and two Turmeric Immune Boosters, as well as Jasmine Kombucha, and a Lychee Basil 'Mojito'. You'll be spoilt for choice for ways to flavor this health-giving drink.Â

Kombucha, Kefir, and Beyond

A Fun and Flavorful Guide to Fermenting Your Own Probiotic Beverages at Home

Author: Alex Lewin,Raquel Guajardo

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

ISBN: 159233802X

Category: Cooking

Page: 208

View: 6482

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!

Mastering Fermentation

Recipes for Making and Cooking with Fermented Foods

Author: Mary Karlin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1607744384

Category: Cooking

Page: 250

View: 4796

A guide to the art and science of fermented foods provides recipes that progress from simple condiments to more advanced techniques, offering insight into the history and health benefits of fermentation.

Fermentation for Beginners: The Step-by-Step Guide to Fermentation and Probiotic Foods

Author: Drakes Press

Publisher: Callisto Media Inc

ISBN: 1623153069

Category: Cooking

Page: 144

View: 5644

WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Fermented foods are a delicious and rich source of nourishment. Many of our favorite everyday foods like beer, wine, cheese, bread, and yogurt, or beloved family traditions like sauerkraut, corned beef, and kimchi, are the result of fermentation. Besides adding complexity and flavor to many foods, fermentation is also proven to add amazing health benefits--from promoting healthy digestion to allowing our body to fully absorb the necessary nutrients in our food. However, many beginners are skittish about starting the process of fermentation for the first time. With straightforward guides, delicious recipes, and step-by-step instructions, Fermentation for Beginners takes the stress out of at-home fermentation. Whether you are trying fermentation to improve your health, or just want to explore this time-tested culinary skill, Fermentation for Beginners will be your guide to the art of fermentation and the science of probiotic foods. Fermentation for Beginners will show you how and why to ferment your own foods, with: • 60 delicious fermentation recipes, from pickles to yogurt to sourdough bread to wine • 13 key ingredients for fermentation • 9 top health reasons to eat probiotic foods • Step-by-step instructions for safe and effective fermentation • Overview of the science behind fermentation • Tips on starting your home fermentation laboratory With the right combination of microbes and a little skill, Fermentation for Beginners will give you all the tools you need to start fermenting your own foods right away.

Fermentation Revolution

70 Easy Recipes for Sauerkraut, Kombucha, Kimchi and More

Author: Sebastien Bureau,David Cote

Publisher: Robert Rose

ISBN: 9780778805939

Category:

Page: 208

View: 3391

Everything you need to know about fermentation to start a little revolution in your pantry! Fermentation is one of the hottest kitchen trends of the past two years, and for good reason - fermentation allows us to transform the ordinary to the extraordinary (think: delicious pickles, olives, and ginger beer). But more than that, fermented foods have enhanced nutritional value, aid in digestion, and regulate our immune systems. Fermentation is fun and it results in foods packed full of flavor and health benefits. The Fermentation Cookbook provides 70 easy, step-by-step, and cost-effective recipes for everything from fermented vegetables, fruits, sugars and honey to milks, cereals, grains and legumes. It covers the science behind fermentation, different types of fermentation processes, and useful fermentation equipment. So gather your jars, get started on making your own condiments and yogurts, and be on your way to cultivating good health. Your taste buds will be sure to thank you.

Kombucha, Tea Mushroom

The Essential Guide

Author: Christopher Hobbs

Publisher: Botanical Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 57

View: 7520

Here is a history of this herb and how it can be used to help fight cancer, AIDS, and other diseases.

Fermented Vegetables

Author: Kirsten Shockey,Christopher Shockey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124259

Category: Cooking

Page: 375

View: 4721

Shares recipes and techniques for making sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi, and other condiments, as well as for fermenting a variety of homegrown and foraged vegetables.

YumUniverse

Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole-Food Lifestyle

Author: Heather Crosby

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 1940363594

Category: Cooking

Page: 320

View: 1948

More than 150 plant-based, gluten-free, soy-free recipes! No matter where you land on the diet spectrum, more whole, plant-based foods can enrich your life and improve your health. If you’re transitioning to a plant-based diet or you just want some ideas for preparing scrumptious veggie dishes, Heather Crosby provides a step-by-step guide to simply adding more delicious, health-boosting meals to your existing routine, whether you’re a meat-eater or a vegan. YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole-Food Lifestyle offers a creative collection of more than 150 craveable recipes without meat, dairy, gluten, or soy. But this is more than just a cookbook—it’s a treasure chest that will help you build health-promoting habits and recipes of your own for a lifetime. As a former veggie-phobe, Heather knows firsthand how overwhelming yet rewarding the transition toward a plant-powerful diet can be, so she offers expert advice for folks seeking to adopt and maintain a whole-food approach to what they eat. Fans of YumUniverse.com, Heather’s inspirational food website, and new readers alike will discover recipe goodness like her Fig & Caramelized Onion Tart and Almond-Cardamom Cream Chia Pudding with Fresh Berries, as well as divine desserts like Mexican Unfried Ice Cream and Chocolate & Salted Caramel Stack Cake. A plant-powerful, gluten-free lifestyle is delicious and doable. So, say “goodbye” to the dieting roller coaster and embrace a long-term wellness adventure with tasty, healthy, plant-inspired cuisine.

Paleo Takeout

Restaurant Favorites Without the Junk

Author: Russ Crandall

Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing

ISBN: 9781628600872

Category: Cooking

Page: 320

View: 473

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!

Fiery Ferments

70 Stimulating Recipes for Hot Sauces, Spicy Chutneys, Kimchis with Kick, and Other Blazing Fermented Condiments

Author: Kirsten K. Shockey,Christopher Shockey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612127282

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 3762

The authors of the best-selling Fermented Vegetables are back, and this time they’ve brought the heat with them. Whet your appetite with more than 60 recipes for hot sauces, mustards, pickles, chutneys, relishes, and kimchis from around the globe. Chiles take the spotlight, with recipes such as Thai Pepper Mint Cilantro Paste, Aleppo Za’atar Pomegranate Sauce, and Mango Plantain Habañero Ferment, but other traditional spices like horseradish, ginger, and peppercorns also make cameo appearances. Dozens of additional recipes for breakfast foods, snacks, entrées, and beverages highlight the many uses for hot ferments.