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Mussels cooked with Ginger Kombucha - cooking with Billy

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Mussels cooked with Ginger Kombucha - cooking with Billy

A delicious 5 minute dish with a zingy, Asian twist! Billy here guys with a quick ‘how to make’ video - for this simple, easy and quick to make seasonal, healthy dish. From October through to April, Cornish mussels are on top form and can be eaten without affecting summer spawning. Just do mussels in the normal way with a generous glug of Jack's Ginger infused kombucha for that Asian fusion twist, a little garlic, chilli and fresh herbs. Our ginger kombucha provides fermented, tart, spicy and citric flavour notes that make this dish absolutely delicious. Mussels release their own...

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Brewing with the Seasons - Billy Trenerry.

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Brewing with the Seasons - Billy Trenerry.
This year has been a fun journey, experimenting with wild foods and kombucha. From meadow sweet and wild cherries in early summer to elderberries and hogweed seed in autumn. The larder that our countryside offers is both delicious and healthy. Foraging wild foods is also good for the soul, with its entanglement with adventure.

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The Ancient Origins of Kombucha - Lotta goes back in time.

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The Ancient Origins of Kombucha - Lotta goes back in time.

Kombucha - the most ancient soft drink around today? From 'groovy tea' to 'Elixir of Life' and 'Weibao'... kombucha has been called many names over the centuries and around the world.  We know that carbonated soft drinks were developed in 17th century Europe. However, kombucha, carbonated through fermentation, began way before then, possibly making it the most ancient soft drink around these days - pretty cool hey? So where and when was kombucha first brewed and drunk? A number of ancient tales and legends provide some clues. It is believed the drink originated in China over 2000 years ago. This doesn't...

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So Who IS Jack? Greg has the answer.

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So Who IS Jack? Greg has the answer.

For us, it’s a name that uniquely evokes Cornishness and is more poetic than literal. That said, there are some Jacks we’d like to tip our cap to, including a Jack who led to me being born and growing up down here.

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