Everything you ever wanted to know about koji rice! What is koji, you ask? Koji is a mold. The next obvious question: Why make your rice moldy on purpose? Because koji is the first step in making sake, soy sauce, and miso—all kinds of deliciousness.
This is how I made my own alcoholic brew from foraged wild blackberries. I use the term "cider" loosely here, since there is no actual apple juice involved. It has great flavor and carbonation, and was a fun and easy home projec
Making water kefir is great for people who enjoy carbonated beverages but would rather have probiotics than artificial flavor and color. These grains are different from milk kefir grains, but they also make an excellent drink. And it's vegan!