Kombucha Tea

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Tikkajazz94, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My friend gave me a tea mother (also know as a mushroom or a scoby). So I made a load and it made a baby, the tea tastes wonderful. I gave some to my sister and She likes it. I made another load, but I had to seperate the mom and the baby. And with doing this, I hit a piece of the mother and it came off. So When I made the load, I put that piece into a jar with some starter liquid. Now two more days till the tea is done and the mom is bigger, the baby is bigger, I will have another baby from this load, The piece of the mother as been turning into a scoby. So thats 4 so far. So I deicded With the tea thats already to drink, I don't like the flouters. So I strained it, but I found a gel. I picked it up, another scoby. Than With the other jar, another one. So now with a week and a half of making the tea, I already have 6 scobies. I can't believe it. Soon I will have to open a table at the farmer's market and sell tea and some scobies.
  2. vanilla.exe

    vanilla.exe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yupp, it's funny like that. I used to end up with a new baby every batch. I got tired of the strict cleaning/sterilization stuff eventually though and forgot about it in my cabinet for about 6 months. Not pretty. Have fun though, lol!
  3. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2009
    Kentucky, Cecilia
    Sounds a tad confujsing. I ended up having to look up info on this. So its like drinking tea that went bad. Anyone else drink it? curious
  4. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I Drank 8oz so far. it does taste a little weird, but I heard you can get use to it. Or add flavor it. Like put fruit or more sugar after word.
  5. hilareee

    hilareee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2009
    santa cruz, ca
    i buy it bottled in many flavors. yummy stuff filled with probiotics! too bad it's so expensive. i need to find a friend with a batch i can get a baby from. traditionally, you're not supposed to buy a starter, it has to be given to you [​IMG]
  6. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:But you understand where I'm coming from. Unless I put together a starter kit, with the sugar and the tea.... mmmmm
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2011
  7. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    Quote:me!!! but for different reasons [​IMG] I like the taste of fermented tea, and the free radicals totally scrub me out... Ok. well er.... Uh.... Yeah, like another poster said.. Activia type results may vary [​IMG]
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  8. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    LOVE Kombucha! I like to make it with Peach tea, it's delish! My last S.C.O.B.Y. got to be 3-4in thick! [​IMG] Then we went on vacation and it, and all it's babies died. [​IMG] I need to find another mother.
  9. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    I think I might be scared to drink anything that has mothers and babies multiplying in it. [​IMG]

    Seriously though, I have never heard of this kombucha tea stuff. To the Google!
  10. hilareee

    hilareee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2009
    santa cruz, ca
    i've never made my own. my mom did so in the 70's. traditionally, you have to get a starter from a friend. i'm still looking...

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