In Russia kvass drink was number one.His brewed in monasteries and military barracks, hospitals and clinics in the landed estates and peasant huts.
Along with trace elements in kvass contains more than 10 amino acids, including 8 essential.The amount of vitamins in the kvass, at first glance, not very large, but their regular intake of an appreciable positive effect.
Kvass made of rye and barley malt, not only has a high taste, but invigorates and normalizes metabolic processes in the body.Besides kvass, like every product of lactic acid fermentation, regulates the activity of the gastrointestinal tract and prevents the growth of harmful germs, raises the tone of the body, improves metabolism and has a positive effect on the cardiovascular system.
How to make home brew yeast?
yeast brew has a rich taste, it quickly begins to ferment.
- 8-10 g of dried or compressed yeast
- 300-400 grams of crackers (white and rye)
- 1-2 Art.sugar
- 3 liters of boiling water
- First prepare leaven.Pre-need nasushit rye crackers and white for the future, it is necessary to fry them until golden brown.Three-liter jar a little hold over the steam, so that it is not cracked, pour over boiling water.Laying half crackers and fill 2/3 of boiling water, leave for 2-3 hours to biscuits soaked.Yeast breed in warm water, add 3 tbspsugar, wait until the yeast is dissolved.Then pour them into the jar, mix with breadcrumbs and leave for 2 days in a cool place.Since yeast will ferment, the bank should be put into the pot.
- When the starter is ready, drain well knead the contents of the banks set aside another part of the three-liter jar, pour the rest.
- now ready to brew directly himself.The jar of sourdough add a handful of crackers, put the sugar to taste (if hodgepodge 4-5 tablespoons, and if drinking 6-8 tablespoons).Insist night brew in a warm place in the sun can be.Then pour the finished drink, add new crackers and sugar for a new batch, pour the leaven.The taste you can add mint, raisins, berries, lemon, cinnamon.
How to make home brew without yeast?
This brew is prepared simply, it tastes not so harsh, it is suitable for those who do not like the taste of yeast in kvass.
- Rye Crackers 300g
- Boiled water 3L
- kvass wort - 6-8 tablespoons
- Sugar - 2-3 tbsp.
- loaf of rye bread cut into pieces and put in the oven until they appear golden.
- in three-liter jar put crackers, sugar and leavened wort stir in hot water, cover with breadcrumbs.
- Kvass put in a hot place for 2-3 days when fermented crackers, pour kvass and put it in the refrigerator.The new portion add 2-3 crackers and water with sugar and kvass wort.
Kvass good thirst quencher for hot summer days.He is good, and as a separate drink in okroshka.Centuries of experience has shown that kvass contributes to the preservation of health and increases efficiency.
- Harm and benefits of kvass.
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