FOOD

Kvass

Though not as trendy as Kombucha, this traditional Russian fermented beverage has been served throughout Eastern Europe since the Middle ages.

FOOD

Kvass

Though not as trendy as Kombucha, this traditional Russian fermented beverage has been served throughout Eastern Europe since the Middle ages.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Dry Yeast
  • 1 1/2 Cup Raisins
  • 1 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 5 Slices Dark Rye Bread, Toasted

Steps

  1. Bring 1 1/4 gallons of water to a boil. Turn off heat, and add your bread and raisins. Let the mixture steep for 8 hours.
  2. After steeping, remove your bread and add sugar and yeast. Let this mixture sit for another 6-8 hours while fermentation takes place.
  3. Strain the fermented mixture, and pour into bottles. Let the bottles cool in the fridge for 2-3 hours, then serve and enjoy!