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Kombucha, living food, summer -

VegFest Bristol went down a treat for all there. We spent all week end handing out kombuch for all and generally spreading the love :) Check out a nice write up of the event by beautiful heart raw kitchen here. :)

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humour, Kombucha, summer -

As the sultry weather continues, numerous cats have been found illegally parked in boxes of refrigerated kombucha.     This local cat, who preferred not to be named, said "I'm so embarrassed, I've been caught red-pawed.  I mean, us cats are supposed to be the ultimate sun worshippers..........but sometimes life can get too hot to handle.  Two summers of grey skies & rain, & I'd forgotten what it was like to swelter in a fur coat in eighty degrees.  Well pardon my scorching pelt, but it was temptation beyond endurance.  It may have lost street cred, but chilling out in...

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Brewing tip, Kombucha, SCOBY, summer -

A Kaptain Kombucha tip for home brewers Everybody loves Kombucha, but sometimes your Kombucha party can attract unwelcome gatecrashers.   Drosophila melanogaster, otherwise known as the common fruit fly, just love the smell of fermenting Kombucha.  Summer sees them out in force, & that sumptuous, inviting mattress of SCOBY (the fruity body of bacteria & yeast that transforms sweetened tea into Kombucha) puts them in the mood for romance. Given half a chance the cheeky winged invaders will sneak right in, feast on your Kombucha & lay their eggs on your SCOBY.     The trouble with fruit flies is that...

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