Are you drinking kefir every day? … or you just drink a cup now and then? While some people just can’t live without a daily dose of kefir probiotics, other drink it only occasionally. It depends on what is your personal taste but if you are looking for some pointers on how much kefir is recommended,… Read More


coconut water kefir brew

Filled with bacteria strains that improve your gut health, a great refreshment that can replace sugared sodas and packed with vitamins – coconut water kefir! Already enjoying fermented foods and becoming quite an expert on fermenting kefir? Wether milk or water kefir lover, coconut can be a new excitement in your fermenting experience. To prepare water… Read More


Do you take breaks from making and drinking kefir? How do you store kefir grains when this happens? It’s not necessary to make a break  from kefir at all. Nevertheless, sometimes it comes to that and then you need to put the grains on a break for a little while too. It can be because… Read More


Water kefir is a beverage made of water, sugar and kefir grains. The process needed to make water kefir is fermentation. Due to fermentation, kefir is lightly carbonated, acidic and contains a very low alcohol percentage. The main ingredient for the water kefir are kefir grains and water. And similar to milk kefir, the grains are a live… Read More


Can you imagine controlling high blood pressure – hypertension – with something as natural as probiotics? Some studies show that consuming probiotics every day can reduce blood pressure. High blood pressure is a condition that we usually treat with medications. Hence it’s commonly associated with the risk of some chronic diseases, like  stroke, heart failure, kidney disease etc. According… Read More


Homemade mozzarella isn’t something scary and complicated that any home cook couldn’t make. It actually takes very little time and only few ingredients to prepare this traditional Italian cheese. We decided to share this recipe for homemade mozzarella with you to give you some insight into all the delicious dishes that can be made with… Read More


Whether you are a beginner in milk kefir making or just interested in broadening your possibilities in making it, it’s not uncommon to ask yourself: “What kind of milk should I use for milk kefir?” Is it necessary to prepare milk kefir with cow milk? What about goat or sheep milk or even non-animal milk? Kefir… Read More


kefir bread

Don’t be intimidated, its not just our mothers and grandmothers who know the secrets to bread making. Kefir bread from spelt flour can be a tasty addition to your bread selection. By adding kefir to it you make a little twist that may even leave your mother wondering … Having some extra kefir in the… Read More


The wonderful thing about milk kefir grains is their endurance. Even after pausing their activity to produce kefir you can revive milk kefir grains. There are many reasons why you would need to revive milk kefir grains. Perhaps they were in the fridge for month or two. Or perhaps they traveled by  mail. The steps… Read More


Once you have made your way in kefir making process and figured all the right measures, sizes and tastes of it, it is a good time to consider doing a second fermentation of kefir. It may seem as extra work that is not really necessary, but it actually has quite some benefits. The main differences… Read More