Kombucha is a fermented tea which is believed to have originated thousandsof years ago and was known in China as "Tea or Immortality." It has been usedin Eastern Europe, Russia and Japan for several centuries and in the pastdecade has become a staple in many Americans probiotic regime.
"Probiotics are essential to basic human nutrition, they provide multiple benefits for yourimmune system. When probiotics are abundant in your body, it's harder for bacteria that causeillness to get a foothold. Some also keep you healthy by making bacteriocins, which suppressthe growth of harmful bacteria.
Houska Braided Holiday Egg Bread
This slightly sweet, eggy braided bread is found throughout manyEuropean cultures. Usually made with raisins and almonds and braided into various designs.The Czechs call it Houska, the Polish Chalka and the Jewish Challah and it is similar in consistency to French brioche.