Milk Kefir Guide

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Making kefir at home is a great way to gain many healthy probiotics for a fraction of the cost. We’ve created this ultimate guide to help you in mastering kefir making. It’s structured into two main parts: an informational section and a detailed kefir-making guide. You can navigate to specific sections using the table of contents, depending on your needs.

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Please feel free to read the whole guide for a deep understanding or just sections that interest you. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help you make your kefir correctly so that you can enjoy all of the benefits!

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Table of Contents

Introduction and General Information

Background on Kefir

  • History of Kefir
  • Benefits of Kefir
  • Composition of Kefir
  • Composition Kefir Grains

Who Is Kefir For?

Can I Ferment Non-Dairy Milk? 

Obtaining Kefir Grains

In-depth Guide to Kefir Making

Kefir Grain Care 

Necessary Kefir-Making Tools

  • Milk
  • Strainers
  • Jars, lid or no lid, and using metal

Understanding the Kefir Triad: Milk Quality, Ratios, and Temperature

The Simple Kefir Making Process

Your First Batch: Is My Kefir Done?

Managing Over and Under Fermentation

Flavouring Kefir

Storing Milk Kefir Grains

Storing Finished Milk Kefir


Introduction and General Information about Kefir