Making Almond Milk Kefir for the First Time

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Written by Dyami Millarson

It is many years ago now that we had water kefir and milk kefir at home in Leeuwarden. There was a discount on kefir starter in my local ecological supermarket a little while ago, so I decided to give it a try. Yesterday was the first time I made almond milk kefir. In fact, it was probably the first time that I ever made kefir on my own. I was already quite familiar with the process because I had observed countless times how my father made new batches of kefir.

I used a 2 euro coin in all of the pictures to show the scale. There were 3 sachets of kefir starter in the box. I used one of the sachets on Sunday 13 December 2020.

There was a two-sided instruction manual in Dutch which I read. It said it is possible to use almond milk…

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