About Me

Hello, and welcome to my site.  My name is Lyn Bedford-White and I am mad about fermented foods! 

Following an illness involving the colon I started looking into what I could do to help myself stay clear of any return of the illness. 


January 8, 2018

Have you wonder how to use and make milk kefir?  Well... come and learn a new skill in 2018 - Fermenting food for health and well-being.

This is the first in a serie...

January 3, 2018

Well… the festive time is over, and a lot of people start to think of a healthier life style.  More exercise is one essential way to a better health, and so too is our di...

December 10, 2017

This makes lovely healthier mince pies for the Christmas festivities!  There is no refined sugar in them and the spelt flour is easier to digest and would be classed as p...

December 3, 2017

Many of us like the sweet taste of sugar, but it could be one of the unhealthiest ingredients in our diet.  Sugar may be a key factor in several major illnesses, includin...

November 22, 2017

This is a versatile risotto recipe using brown rice.  Of course, depending on your tastes, there are many variations.  Be creative and try adding prawns, Chorizo, Peppero...

November 15, 2017

During this week, which is to remind us of the problems associated with the over use of antibiotics, it is worth mentioning to importance of probiotics. Consuming probiot...

November 12, 2017

This is a really good sauerkraut and adding orange peel gives it a tangy taste.  It goes well with cheese and makes a tasty addition to a sandwich.  Red cabbage is prebio...

November 6, 2017

I have found kefir cheese and cream very useful, and healthy at the same time!  They can be used in much the same way as ordinary cream cheese and cream.  Kefir cream che...

October 30, 2017

Benefits of whey.  

Kefir whey is really useful, nourishing and is probiotic.  It contains calcium, thiamin, vitamin B12, vitamin B5, magnesium, potassium, riboflavin...

October 19, 2017

Wholemeal Spelt Flour.  

Spelt flour is one of the oldest crops and has been cultivated for 7 to 8 thousand years.  Spelt flour, also known as dinkel wheat or hulled...

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I hope you enjoy this site and find it interesting and informative.  The aim of the site is to give information and benefits regarding fermented foods. This includes milk kefir, kombucha and fermenting vegetables and fruit .  There are tried and tested recipes on the this page, and practical help and how to get started  together with information about probiotics and prebiotics.  There is a lot of information about each topic in the menu at the top (or click on the blue links above).

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The information and statements on this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.  Always consult a medical professional with questions about any medical conditions.