How to make natural soda

Make your own naturally fermented soda pop at home with these tips and recipes from Rebekka Hutton, owner of Alchemy Pickle Company in Toronto, and Emma Christensen, author of True Brews. Recipes for Watermelon-Mint and Grape Sodas, and an Apricot Basil Soda video demo are included

PHOTO: Paige Green/Ten Speed Press; Watermelon-Mint Soda from True Brews by Emma Christensen.

Laura Brehaut/Postmedia News
Originally published on August 25, 2014; Postmedia Network
Making your own naturally fermented soda pop is a great way to control both the amount and kind of sugar in your beverages. It’s also a mode of showcasing the best of the season’s produce – think apricots, cherries, grapefruit, rhubarb and watermelon – in a way that adults and children alike will enjoy. And even better, you don’t need any special equipment or gadgets to get started.

WATCH THE VIDEO AND READ THE STORY ON THE NATIONAL POST
PUBLISHED IN PRINT:
Calgary Herald: October 4, 2013; page G21
Windsor Star: September 3, 2014; page C4
Saskatoon StarPhoenix: September 3, 2014; page N26
The Province (Vancouver): August 31, 2014; page B2
Montreal Gazette: August 27, 2014; page B2
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