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Learn the secrets of brewing and fermenting with our cooking short courses in Sydney!

Kefir is a refreshing brewed drink, containing beneficial yeast and probiotics similar to those found in yoghurt. Containing antioxidants and probiotics, it's believed to have many health benefits including improved digestion and enhanced immune function. They say to get the most out of those good bacteria you need a big old daily dose, but it can the shop-bought kefirs can be expensive and hard to find.

So if you're a committed kefir consumer - interested in gut health for great health - come along and learn how to make it from scratch using either milk or water, plus fresh and natural ingredients. You'll come away with your own personal creation of a 300ml flavoured kefir, a jar full of the good stuff, along with some grains to get you started at home.

What will be covered in this kefir course?

  • The benefits for your gut and your general health
  • Safe brewing techniques and sterilisation
  • The two brewing stages for kefir
  • Water kefir or milk kefir - which is right for you? (Plus make your own plant "mylk" for a non-dairy option)
  • Making your first batch
  • All about the grains - how to use and care for them
  • Storing bottled kefir

Please note: This how to make Kefir course uses Kefir grains, sugar, pure water, seasonal fruits and vegetables to create your own flavoured Kefir. We are not able to provide substitute ingredients for people with allergies.

Who is this kefir course for?

Beginners and more experienced cooks who want to develop their skills.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

If driving, there is no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street.

Materials provided

All ingredients and jars are provided.

What to bring to class

  • Bring an apron
  • Wear closed in shoes
  • If you have long hair, tie it back

Accessibility: Please note there is no level access to the room for this class. Access is via approx. 20 steps.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for How to Make Kefir Course

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for How to Make Kefir Course

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  • said: Great intro to making Kefir, tutor is very knowledgeable, friendly and happy to answer any questions we could throw at her. Highly recommended.

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