How to Make Sour Dough

I started baking my own bread back in 2004. I’d just come back to Australia after 4 years in the Middle East. I’d learnt to enjoy many meals eaten with flat bread. It is almost impossible to buy fresh flat bread in Australia, it is all long life bread. This bread has to be heated […]


kefir culturing milk

Kefir is a culture that contains colonies of bacteria and yeast. The feed on sugars and fats to produce a pleasant tasting drink full of beneficial probiotics.


The kombucha culture is called a scoby (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast) that floats on top of a solution of black tea and white sugar. The beneficial yeast and bacteria in kombucha compete with and inhibit pathogenic microbes such as Candida, Staphylococcus, E. coli, salmonella, listeria and heliobacter pylori. The bacteria strains include lactobacilli […]