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One of the main benefits of making fermented foods and natural products at home, is that you have control over the ingredients that go into the final product.
At Cultures for Health, we want you to be successful, no matter what you are making from scratch. Often times, the ingredients and equipment you use for fermenting can have a significant impact on your final product.
But between the different types of tea you can use to brew kombucha and the variety of milk available for making yogurt, there are nearly endless ingredient options to choose from. How do you know what to use?
We've outlined the common options you have for ingredients and equipment, and added our two cents about what works best with our starter cultures and supplies.
Browse our expert advice below, and remember...you can do this!
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Learn how to obtain a Kombucha Scoby and read how to make your own Kombucha tea at home using our recipes and how-to guides.
Learn how to choose kombucha tea brewing supplies for making kombucha at home. You may already have the supplies you need to get started today!
Learn more about kombucha ingredients, like a SCOBY, tea, and sugar and how to choose ingredients to make your own kombucha at home.
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A complete and descriptive list of all the cheesemaking equipment you'll need to make more advanced cheeses at home.
Getting started making sourdough? Learn how to obtain an established sourdough starter or make one from scratch with our sourdough starter recipe.
Cheddar cheese powder is a common ingredient in cheese recipes. What exactly is it? What's in it? And is it a healthy, harmless additive to cultured foods?
Why does some goat milk taste better than others? How can you get the best taste from your goat milk?
Learn about the benefits and potential drawbacks to using raw milk and pasteurized milk for making cheese at home.
Learn the basics of sprouting seeds to enjoy the super health benefits of beans sprouts, vegetable sprouts, grains, and more!
Learn how to choose the best equipment and container for sprouting the seeds you love best, from jars to sacks to special sprouting trays.
Read our tips on how to purchase seeds that are right for sprouting and how to choose seeds for incorporating sprouts into your meals every day!