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Fermentation adventure part 2 - Kombucha, Milk Kefir and Water Kefir

Posted by Divine Chef on

This is an update on My Water Kefir fermentation adventures. Being the usual kiasu Singaporean, I drove around town and got my kombucha and milk kefir starters shortly after I started water kefiring. Here's my thoughts about the 3 fermented brews. Before I start going into each type of fermentation brew, let me explain the terms 1F and 2F which is commonly used by brewers. 1F = first fermentation. This is usually 24 hours with the starter grains for water kefir. For milk kefir, the 1F can be as short as 5-6 hours in our climate. For Kombucha, this can be anywhere...

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