May 31, 2018 • Kriben Govender
Food and Microbiome Masterclass
January 16, 2018 • Kriben Govender
May 31, 2017 • Kriben Govender
Kefir seems like it is taking the world by storm. You can see it in stores everywhere, but do you really know what it is?
May 24, 2017 • Kriben Govender
Fermenting foods is an age-old practice, used for generations to preserve food in a time before coolers and refrigerators, it has been popular across the globe with each continent having its own form of popular fermenting processes. Different cultures have used a variety of additives, all with the same lasting effects. Over time people began to notice that there were other positives to fermentation other than just food preservation. For example, Romans were known to eat sauerkraut because of the beneficial health benefits, ancient Indians enjoyed an appetiser like yogurt called lassi, which was known to ease stomach digestion....
February 14, 2017 • Kriben Govender
How to Make Coconut Water Kefir at Home A great way to add probiotics to your diet is with Coconut water kefir, a delicious beverage that people have been drinking for thousands of years because of its amazing health benefits. Water Kefir is made with water kefir grains, which are also known as Japanese water crystals, Tibicos, Tibi, or beer seeds. These grains are a symbiotic culture of yeast and bacteria held in a crystalline form by the bacteria. Today, we have for you a new way to enjoy kefir that's tasty as well as a great source of additional nutrition....