Good bacteria: More Singaporeans fermenting cultures at home to make kombucha and bread

Mr Ang Jin Yan, 30, started brewing his own kombucha - a fizzy health drink loaded with probiotics - three to four months ago.
Mr Ang Jin Yan, 30, started brewing his own kombucha - a fizzy health drink loaded with probiotics - three to four months ago.ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS CHONG

SINGAPORE - Undergraduate Debbie Ng used to buy her bread from the supermarket. But since the 24-year-old and her mother attended a sourdough baking workshop last month, they have been making their own bread every weekend.

"It's reassuring to know exactly what ingredients go into the bread I eat every morning," says Ms Ng.

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