This week on Fuhmentaboudit!, Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme are talking kombucha with Kombucha Brooklyn's co-founder, Jessica Childs. Recently, Jessica co-wrote Kombucha! with Kombucha Brooklyn co-founder and husband, Eric Childs. Tune into this episode to hear how Jessica's science background fueled her love for kombucha and the brewing process. Tune in to hear how different compounds and bacteria in kombucha can ease stomach problems and skin outbreaks. What is a scoby, and how does a scoby interact with different types of sugar? Learn how blending different kombuchas from various teas can help smooth out flavors! This program has been sponsored by Fairway Market.
"I love science. I love being able to get to know things on a granular level. Kombucha was the first ferment I ever made, and I've never found a ferment that's easier to make... I became a believer in fermented foods, and that we do not eat separately from our ecosystem." [12:30]
-- Jessica Childs on Fuhmentaboudit!