Recipes

Here's an easy recipe for Kombucha at home

Kombucha is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years. Not only does it have the same health benefits as tea — it’s also rich in beneficial probiotics.Kombucha also contains antioxidants, can kill harmful bacteria and may help fight several diseases.

Ingredients:

  • 50g Green tea
  • 160g white sugar
  • 2ltr filtered water
  • 1 SCOBY

Method:

Part 1:

  • Weigh sugar and tea into a large heat proof container
  • Add the boiling water to the tea, mix well and steep for 10 minutes
  • Strain this sweet tea and pour into kilner jars. ALLOW TO COOL (below 29 degrees celsius)
  • Add 1/4 in volume of live kombucha tea from previous batch.
  • Add the SCOBY to the kilner jar
  • Cover with a muslin cloth and secure with elastic band
  • Leave at room temperature for approximately 1 week

Part 2:

  • Take out the SCOBY
  • Strain liquid through a fine strainer.
  • Pour this liquid into flip top glass bottles
  • Leave the bottles at room temperature for 4-7 days 
  • Burp every 2 days to check the carbonation
  • Chill bottles in the fridge

Leah Gill
Leah Gill

Leah is an mBANT registered Nutritional Therapist, she's obsessed with delicious, real food and passionate about helping you optimise your gut.