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Homemade yogurt

Make your own Bulgarian Yogurt

Bulgarian Yogurt is easy to make Bulgaria is the country with the surprising rich yogurt history. Greek yogurt since long has been the rage and it is hard to recall what type of subpar yogurts were being spooned down earlier. For having delicious Bulgarian yogurt, you need not make trip to the distant land of Bulgaria just for the sake of yogurt, however you are...

Greek Yogurt

What is Greek Yogurt ?

How to make Greek Yogurt – Homemade Greek Yogurt Health-conscious souls have for long touted the advantages of yogurt. But at present, many who had turned to yogurt are embracing it in the Greek way. Few foods are as healthy as it in such small servings as is Greek yogurt. A bowl of the Greek yogurt keeps one fortified with the essential nutrients and helps...

Bifidobacterium yogurt

Bifidobacterium yogurt Yogurt is popular as the best source of the lactic acid bacteria.However, not all yogurt products contain the significant numbers of live culture of lactobacillus or say bifidobacterium, because bacteria generally does not survive in the manufacturing procedure. Some yogurts possess live culture added by the manufacturers. Several bacteria live in the human intestines, providing a beneficial parasitic relationship which benefits us and...

What is the ideal sugar to water ratio for making water kefir ?

What is the ideal sugar to water ratio for making water kefir ?

What is the optimal water to sugar ratio ? It is important to know the ideal sugar to water ratio when you are preparing  water kefir. Without knowing the ratio, you wouldn’t be able to make water kefir. The optimum ratio is 3 parts sugar and 20 parts water. It means 3-10 % solution of sugar and water. So, if you take one cup of...

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Growth of water kefir grains in different seasons

Water Kefir brewing in different seasons The growth of water kefir grains depends largely on seasonal variations. As we know, all living organisms get affected by seasonal, climatic and environmental conditions. Kefir grains are no exception. The subtle seasonal variations affect the growth of kefir grains largely. Let us consider the example of a tree. With the changing of seasons, we find the tree to grow,...

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Health Benefits of a Probiotic Drink like Kefir

Kefir – A Probiotic Dairy Composition Kefir is a cultured dairy product, and is one of the richest probiotic foods on Earth. Asian and European folk medicines use this product to cure a wide range of illnesses and ailments. Fermented milk product from goat, cow or sheep milk, it is much like drinkable yoghurt. It is high in calcium, vitamin B12 and K2, magnesium, enzymes,...

Kombucha benefits

The many Health Benefits of Kombucha Kombucha is a fermented beverage made with sugar, tea, yeast and bacteria. Although it is sometimes called as a kombucha mushroom tea, it is not mushroom. It is a yeast and bacteria colony. This beverage is made by adding this colony to tea and sugar, and allowing fermentation. The beverage that is prepared contains B Vitamins, vinegar and several...

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May I use metal utensils while making Kefir ?

Choosing Equipment for making Kefir Kefir grains are believed to be a great blessing from Prophet Mohammad, have innumerable qualities to induce a good health. Hence when preparing kefir milk, one must be aware of the utensils and other things that are used in the process. It is a big question nowadays as to whether metal objects can be used when preparing milk kefir. The...

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All about making kefir with a freeze-dried starter

All about kefir starter cultures Kefir is a probiotic drink which is well known for its various health benefits. The healing qualities of kefir have been known since the ancient times. It is a traditional health drink that is recommended to everyone. Many people prepare kefir at home. The trick with making kefir at home is using the proper starter culture. The starter culture is...

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The Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermentation

The Health Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermented Foods Most often we consume many good foods about which we hardly have any idea as to what it actually is or its benefits. The best example of such foods is yogurt, pickled vegetables and many others. All these specialty foods use lactic acid fermentation which is a biological process in which glucose and sucrose or lactose and...