Do you know kombucha bread?

When you hear the word "bread" and the word "kombucha", you may think that, in principle, they have nothing to do with each other. 

But they have something very important in common. Do you want to know what?

Both are fermented

Fermented foods are known for their numerous benefits for general and intestinal health. They are foods that aid digestion and provide our bodies with a host of beneficial micro-organisms.

What does "fermented" mean? 

Fermentation is a transformation process that certain foods undergo in which a series of bacteria and yeasts are involved. 

Fermented foods other than bread and kombucha include, for example, yoghurt, cheese, sauerkraut, kefir, miso or even vinegar .

These foods help to improve digestion and provide our bodies with healthy micro-organisms that make us feel good and are often very nutritious

Do you include fermented foods in your diet? Today we want to tell you about one that you may not know about yet: kombucha bread

Kombucha bread

Whatee? Yes, as you read it. If you're a fan of kombucha and bread, read on, we'll tell you what it's all about. 

Our friends at Leon the Baker make kombucha bread. They use Komvida and the result is a gluten-free, lactose-free and preservative-free bread, which is also very tasty! 

But... How do they do it? We tell you.

How is kombucha bread made? 

At Leon the Baker they make a kombucha sourdough by mixing brown rice flour with Komvida. This sourdough is used to make the bread. By integrating the kombucha into this process, they achieve the hydration that the bread needs, resulting in a spongy crumb and a crispy crust .

In addition, sourdough with Komvida improves the fermentation process and increases its natural activity. It has a delicious taste and Komvida It has a delicious flavour and is well preserved thanks to the additional lactic acid.

Don't you just can't wait to try it out? 

Why does Leon the Baker choose Komvida to bake his bread?

Leon the Baker chooses Komvida to produce its kombucha bread because it Komvida improves fermentation processes and increases the natural activity of the sourdough. Komvida is a quality kombucha , handmade in a natural and artisanal way, with IFS seal. 

With Komvida get: 

  • The nutrient profile in the fermentation process is improved, which keeps blood sugar levels regulated. It also increases some of the vitamin and mineral content of the grain .
  • Extending the natural shelf life of bread thanks to the additional supply of lactic acid
  • Improve digestion by activating phytase
  • This lactic acid also encourages the absorption of minerals such as zinc, potassium and magnesium .
  • A supply of the vitamins contained in kombucha. 
  • Improve texture and taste

Learn more about Leon the Baker

Leon the Baker started in London in 2014. Juan Cardenal, its founder, wanted to make the best bread and for it to be accessible to everyone looking to take care of themselves. To do this, he carried out extensive research into gluten-free flours and their behaviour and benefits in bread making. 

In 2016 Leon the Baker arrived in Madrid and set up his first bakery. Day by day they work on this exciting project with the aim of making gluten and lactose free bread, made with high quality flours and natural ingredients. 

Visit one of their shops and discover everything they have to offer. 

Other fermented foods that you can include in your diet

There are many fermented foods that we can benefit from if we incorporate them into our diet. Here are just a few of them:

  • Kefir

Kefir is a dairy product very similar to yoghurt. It is made by fermenting bacteria and yeast with milk. This food improves digestion and is also beneficial for bone health .

  • Yoghurts 

Yoghurts are made by fermenting milk. The key is that the yoghurts are natural, as they will be free of added sugars.

  • Pickles

Pickles are vegetable foods that are preserved in a vinegar or salt solution. In this solution, they ferment, thus preserving the food for a longer period of time and enhancing its flavour

There are many more, but we leave you with these ideas. Did you know them?

Now you know, incorporate fermented foods into your daily routine and enjoy all the good things they bring you.

Would you like to try Leon the Baker's kombucha bread? We have already done it and we can say that it is very good. Visit their website and discover it here

Take your Komvida favourite and accompany it with your kombucha bread. Mmmm so yummy! 

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