Kombucha Revolution: 75 Recipes for Homemade Brews, Fixers, Elixirs, and Mixers by Stephen Lee, Ken Koopman Hardcover, 160 pages Expected publication: June 3rd 2014 by Ten Speed Press
Kombucha Revolution: 75 Recipes for Homemade Brews, Fixers, Elixirs, and Mixers
goes beyond the basics of home-fermenting kombucha tea. Written by the founder of the popular “Kombucha Wonder Drink” found in grocery stores everywhere, Stephen Lee
knows his Kombucha.
Lee shares his journey of probiotic discovery beginning in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he experienced his first glass of “mushroom tea” made from a Scoby started in 1939. Written in a style that is both anecdotal and informative, Kombucha Revolution provides an easy to understand, systematic explanation of the culturing process the fizzy, effervescent drink, as well as the proper care and feeding of the mother culture.
In addition to the easy to follow, step-by-step master kombucha recipe, instructions for adding light and refreshing natural flavors and inventive culinary uses are offered. This particular tome provides the expected nutritional information and all the helpful tidbits are present and accounted for. What separates Kombucha Revolution from comparable kombucha how-to’s is in the author’s obvious expertise and ability to go beyond the basics in home-fermented kombucha tea. Lavishly illustrated recipes for juices and smoothies, cocktails, dips and dressings, main dishes and sweets take ‘bucha enthusiasts seamlessly to the next level with their tea.
A digital copy of this book was provided by the publisher for purposes of review.