is Kefir grains cultured in Fresh Milk.
Its taste comes from the milk you use.
So, you will get what you feed the Milk Kefir grains.
or freshly cut fruits
can be added for varieties in flavour
These probiotic drinks are similar
if not better than Yogurt Drink sold in the Supermarkets
If left to ferment further, you will get a thicker version, yogurt
If longer still, the milk will separate from whey
you will get cheese instead, if given time to drip....
Milk separates from Whey
Dripped 1 day in fridge, you get cheese!
Whey is the green colour water on the right.
I am yet to find out the uses of Whey
Haha, looks interesting?
To culture Milk Kefir
1 tsp milk kefir grains
500ml fresh milk
1) add milk kefir grains to fresh milk
2) cover with a cloth secured with rubber band
3) leave at room temperature for 1 night
4) next day, chuck in fridge for another day or two
5) strain the grains & transfer the grains to freshly prepared milk
6) the remaining milk is chilled as drink. Fruit can be added here.
1) if milk kefir is left in an aircond room with constant temperature
you will get a smooth texture of tau huey
To make Kefir Cheese
1) leave the milk kefir in fridge until it separates into milk & whey as shown above
2) strain & remove the grains, pour the milk kefir into a muslin cloth lined container
to drip. Leave overnight in the fridge.
3) the thick mass is Kefir cheese which you can use to make spread or baking