Author(s): Alex Lewin
Brine is the new black. Fermented foods have taken the world by storm, largely due to their health and real food benefits. They help improve digestion, improve important vitamins and minerals, and strengthen the immune system. Of all fermented foods, drinks are some of the most versatile - and tasty! Think kombucha, kefir, and real ginger ale. Many of these items you can buy in the store, but making them at home is simple and even better for you! With just a few ingredients and materials, you can start brewing your own delicious beverages for your family. Ferment Your Drinks is packed with an array of innovative drink recipes, from healthy homemade sodas to traditional kvass, that you can make in your home kitchen and enjoy all year long!
Alex Lewin is a Massachusetts-based health strategist who specializes in fermented foods. He has studied cooking at the Professional Chef's Program at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts and nutrition at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. He has been featured for this work in publications including Harvard Magazine, Edible Boston, Stuff Magazine, and on public radio.