This page is designed to offer you more information about our cultures to help you decide what is best for you.
Kefirshop Milk Kefir GrainsKefirshop Milk Kefir is such a balanced and nourishing food that Regular use of Kefir can help relieve Most intestinal ailments. Beneficial bacteria and yeast Vitamins and minerals and complete proteins It contributes to a healthy immune system. Milk Kefir Grains contain over 50 strains of bacteria.
THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE A GUIDE AND WILL NEED TO BE ADJUSTED AS THE GRAINS GROW
Water kefir is different in looks from milk Kefir it is like small rubber chips and these are usually cultured under pressure in a sealed kilner type jar Making it fizzy if required.These grains have been cultured to live and grow in organic Sugar And Water they are often referred to as Japanese Water Crystals, Tibiscos, Tibi along with many other names. Water Kefir is a Probiotic drink containing a complex structure of good bacteria and yeast.These can last for ever if cared for and you will be able to share these with your friends and Family. . a Probiotic drink that you can customise to your preferred recipes . Spare grains easily transfer on to pure pressed grape juice and most other natural fruit juice "without added preservatives. once the kefir reaches your desired taste Strain the Grains pour the water kefir into ideally plastic bottles "you can add a quarter tsp of sugar to bottles to add lots of fizz ". Optional
fit tight lid leave somewhere warm till bottles are firm / charged with gas usually 48 hours. do this if fizzy kefir is required. Once bottles at firm move to fridge and store till required.
Water kefir can be strained and drunk immediately without the measures above its up to you
You can add the grains to more sugar water and start again.
Water kefir grains can seem slow to respond in a few cases this is always caused by the different mediums used by purchaser eg sugar and water etc and ambient temperature. Although the grains always make water kefir. The don't always grow consistanly they are affected by seasonal changes light levels water quality and preservatives on fruit. Like rearing and using any probiotic cultures don't change your method to often.it can take 36 hours for any bubbles to appear in the first week patience Is nearly always the answer.
When bottling Water kefir please use plastic pop type bottles as the drink will continue to give of co2gas ( FIZZ) this could cause glass to break. full printed instructions included.
Kombucha Pronounced [Com-boo-cha], It is made and drunk around the world. It has been a 'God-Send' for those 'in the know' Kombucha works with your body to boost its natural ability to fight sickness and disease as well as bring a healthy balance back to your metabolism and organs. It is a very pleasant drink tasting like sparkling apple juice with a short fermentation and longer fermentation will make excellent vinegar ideal for pickling and general preservation. Kombucha works with your body to boost its natural immune system.Once the kombucha is done you simply keep a small cup full to restart your next Kombucha culture.
It comes with full printed instructions.When bottling Kombucha please use plastic pop type bottles as the drink will continue to give of co2gas ( FIZZ) this could cause glass to break.Click here to visit SHOP
Ginger Beer Culture
Ginger Beer Culture , like the one granny used to use. our ginger beer culture can be used for most types of baking and brewing ginger beer or ginger wine it will divide and grow in the same way as all Probiotic live cultures. The Ginger Beer Plant is a live yeast/bacterial culture and with the addition of ginger root or preferably dry ginger powder to water and sugar you will be able to make your own traditional ginger beer. Our culture is hundreds if not thousands of generations old that must speak for its self.Our live Ginger Beer culture makes a good fiery fizzy ginger beer or ginger wine. This is perfect for adults and kids alike. will last for ever if even slightly cared for is it doubles it can be shared with fiends or family great school project or you can make more . full printed instructions included
When bottling ginger beer please use plastic pop type bottles as the drink will continue to give of co2gas ( FIZZ) this could cause glass to break. full printed instructions included.