* Please note that this blog remains up as a resource. However, this blog is currently on hiatus until further notice. For more information, please read this blog post. Thank you and happy kombucha brewing, drinking, and SCOBY trading! Lots of love. ~Annabelle *

Monday, April 12, 2010

Kombucha Recipes

My simple kombucha recipe using the traditional brewing method can be found here, and my more detailed brewing recipe is here.

Here are links to several other kombucha recipes for more perspective and for additional information:

The Traditional Brewing Method
The Continuous Brewing Method

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Kombucha in the News

Kombucha has been receiving quite a lot of press lately:
In addition, this article by the Weston A. Price Foundation published in Oct. 2009 is quite comprehensive: Continuous Brewing: Tastier, Easier, and Superior Kombucha.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Recap: Kombucha Demonstration and Potluck

Thanks to everyone who came to the Kombucha Demonstration and Potluck last week, and to all the supporting groups who helped to make the event possible!

I wrote a recap about the event for the Urban Homesteaders' League:

"Last week there was a Kombucha Demonstration and Potluck put on by Slow Food BU, the Boston Localvores, and Kombucha Fuel, a blog of which I am the author. Thanks to the Urban Homesteaders’ League for supporting this event!

Kombucha, sometimes referred to as 'the elixir of immortality,' is a fermented tea traced back to Chinese origins to around 220 B.C. Various health benefits have been attributed to kombucha, which is said to have probiotic benefits and detoxifying effects. It’s been claimed that kombucha reduces blood pressure, boosts the immune system, and even cures cancer..."

Read the rest of the post here.

*Special thanks to Darry Madden of the Boston Localvores for taking some great photos of this event.*