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Course description

Come on an exciting adventure with Sammi Zajko from Fermenting Australia. Discover the mysterious, wonderful and delicious world of Kombucha!

Immerse yourself in the world of this incredibly popular fermented drink.

This 4-hour, interactive workshop will cover:

  • Origins of kombucha
  • The health benefits of kombucha
  • Tea and sugar types
  • Brewing vessels and styles – batch brew and continuous brew.
  • Brewing times
  • Kombucha vinegar
  • How to create a fizzy, effervescent Kombucha
  • How to flavour (second ferment or “2F”) your kombucha with fruit, herbs, spices, essential oils, etc
  • SCOBYs –the ins and outs of those "mothers"
  • Troubleshooting and do’s & don’t’s of kombucha brewing: Bring your questions!
  • Some fun, creative ideas with SCOBYs.
  • Jun (Kombucha’s dainty-flavoured cousin)

This is an upbeat, fun and inspiring, interactive workshop. Participants will create their own 1Litre brew of kombucha on a tea of their choice to take home with them to start their kombucha journey.

Participants will also be given 1L bottle of plain fermented kombucha. They will be able to create a delicious 2F flavour for this kombucha from a wide variety of fruits, spices and herbs available.

Workshop also includes a kombucha SCOBY, ongoing fermenting support in a private facebook group ( and a wide variety of delicious kombucha samples to try.


The Essential Ingredient Rozelle
731-735 Darling Street
Rozelle NSW 2039

On the day...
  • All participants must wear closed-in shoes.
  • Registration is from 15 minutes prior to the start time
Booking conditions
  • Withdrawal from the course is not refundable or transferrable.
  • The Essential Ingredient reserves the right to alter or cancel a class without notice. In the event of a change, you will be contacted on the phone number and/or email address you provide.
  • We cannot accommodate dietary requirements in all cases. For more information, please contact The Essential Ingredient 02 9555 8300 prior to booking.

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