I cannot believe it happened to me; my precious GBP died! I kept giving it away to people, mostly as a surprise bonus gift on my workshops, and didn’t notice that it stopped reproducing. Continue reading How to Make Ginger Beer (2)
We have been already blessed with a few hot days in Ireland this Summer, and I don’t know how I would survive raging 19°C heat without ginger beer. It is a very fizzy, sharp-flavoured, refreshing drink and the most Summery of all fermented sodas. Continue reading How To Make Ginger Beer (1)
Every year of the decade I have spent here, the hottest days were in May through June and 2016 seems not to be an exception, unfortunately. Continue reading All Things Ginger
Simply speaking, Water Kefir is sugared water fermented by so-called Water Kefir grains. Some people are put off by the presence of sugar, but a
properly brewed drink contains only traces of it; during the fermentation, the sugar is converted to lactic acid, carbon dioxide and other, rather harmless, substances. Continue reading What is Water Kefir?
It has been quite a while since I was seriously hungover. So, probably I shouldn’t act like an expert here. Continue reading Fermented Food – The Best Hangover Cure