I have a fun project going on in my kitchen that I adore. They are water kefirs that make a wonderful elixir that I enjoy every day. For the past few months I have been making a batch daily as we enjoy this beverage. They are easy to make and there are so many varieties to try.
You can find water kefirs online or through someone you know who is making water kefir. The kefirs will produce more kefirs and so people who make these homemade fermented beverages will have some extras to share.
Learning how to make these fermented water kefir drinks is simple and you will be on your way just as soon as you obtain your starter of grains.
Water kefirs grains are a yeast and bacteria culture that survive on sugar. You just feed the kefirs what they need and they will go to work fermenting a probiotic drink within 24-48 hours. The drink does not taste sweet, it often has a slight vinegar flavor which I have found simple flavorings that make the fermented drink more palatable.