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how to make kefir culture

Time and temperature are the two most important factors that affect how your kefir will look and taste. During the summer months, kefir may be ready to drink in 17 to 18 hours. If you let your kefir sit too … Continue reading

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how to grow kefir grains and kefir culture grains

Production of traditional kefir requires kefir grains which are a gelatinous community of bacteria and yeasts. Kefir grains contain a water soluble polysaccharide known as kefiran that imparts a rope-like texture and feeling in one’s mouth. Kefir grains cannot be … Continue reading

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what is kefir grains and where do kefir grains come from

Kefir (alternately kefīrs, keefir, kephir, kewra, talai, mudu kekiya, milkkefir, búlgaros), purportedly from either the Turkish “keyif” (joy/pleasure) or “köpür” ((milk) froth, foam), is a fermented milk drink that originated with shepherds of the Caucasus region, who discovered that fresh … Continue reading

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where do kefir grains come from

Where do Kefir grains come from? It’s a bit of a mystery… Kefir grains occur in nature. They are living organisms (not man-made). No one knows exactly where or when the kefir grain first appeared. What has been established however, … Continue reading

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