Landmark month for DF; ran a 90 min workshop attended by 13 people interested to know more on the topic at the annual ‘Radical Bakers & Brewers’ gathering in Shrewsbury. The group that attended the DF workshop formed into 5
This month a more sophisticated version of the ‘Bird Cage’ model using 3m of 32mm diameter food-grade clear flexible plastic tube has produced around 330g yogurt curd per litre of soya milk. Construction details and pics to follow shortly!
Retention time on cold days now over 4 hours, though often leave overnight though the wisdom of the latter called into question on finding gallery contents unwilling to move. The explanation soon became apparent when it turned out I had
Oat milk proves unwilling to ferment though this is not really a surprise on second thoughts; plants form oils as a solution to overproduction of sugars in hot climates. Oats generally grow in less warm climates….. A return to a
Successfully managed to create a gallery using nearly 4 metres (!) of tubing tied vertically to a cylindrical former of galvanised mesh. This is now housed inside a transparent colourless plastic bucket with the tube emerging from the domed lid
‘Night Garden’ is the latest Dynamic Fermenter and at 30 litres the largest so far. It includes a full metre of gallery and is lit from inside to display the four or five houseplants in pots set in a bed
Set up a new, bigger Dynamic Fermenter in an empty 35 litre container (cylindrical aquarium) this time with an extended (1m) gallery that holds 120ml of milk. The space inside the container is big enough to add some
Very hot weather has affected quality when I left the tube unattended for 5 days; fortunately quality revived after a day or two of more regular use. Placing houseplants (still in pots) on a layer of sand in the Fermenter