Continuous vs batch fermentation
Kefir 101

Continuous fermentation of Kefir

September 19, 2022

Can we just constantly keep on adding fresh milk to the Kefir brew while sieving out only the ready Kefir liquid? Yes, we can, and this is precisely what’s called “continuous fermentation”. The two methods [ … ]

How long should milk Kefir ferment?
Kefir 101

How long should milk Kefir ferment?

August 30, 2022

How long should I let my milk Kefir ferment until it’s ready? This is one of the questions I read quite often in most Kefir dedicated Facebook groups or forums. The answer that is usually [ … ]

Are probiotics destroyed by gastric acid?
Kefir & Health

Are probiotics destroyed by gastric acid?

August 25, 2022

You may have heard that the extremely acidic environment in our stomachs is deadly for any living creature, including the living bacteria of the probiotics we ingest. Indeed, the acids found in our stomachs are [ … ]

How to make a thicker and smoother Kefir?
Kefir 101

How to make a thicker and smoother Kefir?

May 22, 2022

There are numerous pieces of advice on how to make a thicker and creamier Kefir. Most of them really work and do not require additional resources to obtain a really better Kefir brew. However, in [ … ]

Is Water Kefir really Kefir?
Kefir 101

Is “Water Kefir” really Kefir?

May 18, 2022

The term “Water Kefir” has recently gained popularity, and any Google search on this term returns hundreds of meaningful results. However, both scientifically and historically, Water Kefir is not related in any way to the [ … ]