This beautiful red home fermented drink is called the purple carrot kvass, and besides being a delicious probiotic, it is also an interesting savory drink option.
I am a big fan of fermented drinks; their sour, earthy, mouthwatering taste, and their awesome probiotic benefits. I had published a continuous brew kombucha recipe before, and I still regularly make it. But I am now adding this kvass option to my home fermenting as my savory option. There aren’t many non-sweet and non-alcoholic drinks available, at least in the western cuisine, and I think that is unfortunate. I believe we get enough sugar as is, and I appreciate when there is a drink option that does away with sugar altogether. It may taste strange at first, sort of like a milder pickle juice, but it is a taste I came to crave on the regular. The recipe is below:
I don’t know why it took me this long to start experimenting with homemade vegan yoghurt but here I am after a few first batches and I am super excited. Made with raw cashews, and raw (unpasteurized), unfiltered apple cider vinegar, this creamy yoghurt turned out extraordinarily well for dipping fruits in or as even as a spread over toast. And it couldn’t be easier to make, the recipe is below.
Meet Angela, my sweet friend, wonderful mom, foodie, artist, martial artist and the keeper of the instagram account @rawmamanature. She showed me how to home brew my latest obsession; kombucha.
While the kombucha itself is nothing new, my love for this wonderful fermented tea beverage grew exponentially this year. I think it is partly because of the fact that Charlotte, NC is home to the best tasting kombucha brand I came to try so far, namely the Lenny Boy Brewing Co.