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Romanian Wheat Bran Borscht I


  • 20 g (0,7 oz)  brewing yeast
  • 500 g (17,6 oz) cornmeal
  • 1 kilogram (35 oz) wheat bran
  • 200 g (7 oz) bread (preferably brown, whole flour type of bread).
  • few cherry branches (optional)
  • few lovage leaves (optional)


  1. In a large container, mix the brewing yeast with the cornmeal, 150 grams (5,3 oz) wheat bran and 700 ml (23,6 oz) water and let the mixture rest for a minimum of 6 hours.
  2. After 6 hours, pour this mixture into an even larger glass container and add the rest of the wheat bran ( 850 g / 30 oz) and add another 3 liters (101 oz) of water. Let the mixture rest for another 4 hours. Optional add a few cherry tree branches and lovage leaves for flavoring.
  3. Add another 8 liters (2,11 gallons) of water and 3-4 slices of toasted bread and let the mixture rest for another 4 hours.
  4. Strain the liquid and store it in glass containers in the refrigerator. 


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