9781612124339

The Big Book of Kombucha

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  • ISBN13:

    9781612124339

  • ISBN10:

    161212433X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-03-08
  • Publisher: Storey Books
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Summary

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 

Author Biography

Hannah Crum and Alex LaGory created Kombucha Kamp (www.kombuchakamp.com) to provide the highest quality brewing supplies, information, and support. Known as “The Kombucha Mamma,” Crum speaks at consumer and corporate events nationwide. LaGory is a writer and producer who, with Crum, mentors homebrewers and serves as commercial brewing consultant. The couple co-founded Kombucha Brewers International in Los Angeles, where they reside.

Table of Contents

A Note from GT Dave
Foreword by Sandor Ellix Katz
Preface: Our Komucha Journey
 
Part 1: Getting Started
1 Fermentation: Nature’s Nutritional Gift
2 Why Kombucha Tea?
3 It All Starts with the SCOBY
4 The Other Ingredients: Tea, Sugar, Water
5 Brewing Equipment and Supplies
 
Part 2: Just Brew It!
6 The Batch Brew Method
7 The Continuous Brew Method
8 In the Bottle: Conditioning, Filtering, and Flavoring Your Tea
9 Advanced Techniques for Flavoring, Brewing, and Carbonation
10 Troubleshooting
 
Part 3: It’s More than a Health Drink
11 Flavor Inspirations
12 Smoothies, Sodas, and Spritzers
13 Kick Back with a “Kocktail”
 
Part 4: Cooking with Kombucha
14 Pantry Staples
15 Snacks, Salads, Sides, and Sweets
16 Consuming Your Cultures
17 Beyond the Beverage: Other Uses for Kombucha
 
Part 5: The Storey of Kombucha
18 The History and Science of Kombucha, Condensed
19 Craft-Brewed Kombucha: Taking It out of the Kitchen
 
Appendix 1: What’s in Kombucha
Appendix 2: Highlights of Kombucha Benefits Research
Appendix 3: Brew Minder Logs
Acknowledgments
Index

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