Over the past month or so, I have been enjoying the Kefir that I have been making using RAW cow AND goat milk from a local dairy.
I heard that it may not culture as well using raw milk. Honestly, now I can say that it worked well for me and I have never had better tasting Kefir!
It was the first time that I have cultured kefir (or anything for that matter). I found the instructions very well researched and easy to read. I have been using the culture now for a few months with regular, pasteurized, 2% cows milk and it is still going strong. I didn't know how much I would like Kefir until buying this culture! (Posted on 1/11/2013)
I used to use the kefir grains when we milked goats and no matter what I did, I could not make a kefir that my husband and I liked. We could only drink it in smoothies with a lot of fruit and maple syrup sweetener and that adds a lot of calories we didn't want. I worked with it for 3 years before finally giving it up. I just recently found out that there is a product such as this ... and WOW I'm so impressed.
It's super easy to make and I have been able to reculture mine many times over before having to make a new batch. The taste is so pleasant that I can drink it plain or put it over cultured chutney with nothing added. I read that it might not be as potent as using grains but for those of us who were using nothing, this is a true blessing!
It's an awesome product, easy to do and very pleasant, I recommend it to everyone!!! (Posted on 2/21/2014)
Super easy to do, fabulous easy to follow instructions and goof proof. I wish I knew how many times this could be reused, I followed the directions and used a 1/4 cup from the two quarts 3 times, but it was not made clear how many times that would work .
Response from CFH: The number of times the kefir can be recultured will depend upon a number of factors including how careful the user is about cleanliness and not contaminating the culture. (Posted on 3/7/2014)
I received my order very fast. Made Kefir immediately with my raw goat milk. Did the 12 hour culture time, wow how naturally sweet. Next batch I will let set longer to see the result. Thicker, more zip? Thank you for providing extra benefits to my fantastic goat milk. Great price.
CFH Note ~ Not all raw milk rehydrations have such a happy ending, we normally recommend a slow introduction to raw milk. Details can be found here: http://www.culturesforhealth.com/introducing-milk-kefir-grains-raw-milk (Posted on 9/22/2014)
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