Make Kombucha (info and links to get you started)
A probiotic beverage…
I wrote this for a friend and thought I’d share it here.
Some links to help make your own SCOBY Mother and then your own Kombucha… yum and delicious AND inexpensive!!
the above short video so that you know it’s okay if it looks AWFUL while it’s growing…
mine took about 5 weeks to get nice and gorgeous like this and it got much uglier before it got pretty:
the recipe to make your own is here (use this brand of store bought kombucha the orginal unflavored flavor:
and another to compare with:
if you’re curious about all the sugar it gets eaten up and you end up with a healthful drink that has no sugar at all…though you can stop the brewing when it’s still sweet for a milder flavor…or go longer for a stronger and (very lightly alcohol) flavor
here are some frequently asked questions about kombucha.
when you make your own scoby (mother) it will take several weeks though and the resulting liquid is a bit vinegary…
your next batch should be properly delicious and you end up with a glass of kombucha costing about 12 cents rather than 5 dollars at the store.