Tempeh Starter Kit - Organic Soy Beans & Tempeh StarterZoom

Tempeh Starter Kit - Organic Soy Beans & Tempeh Starter

Tempeh Starter Kit - Organic Soy Beans & Tempeh Starter
Item# oc-ck-tempeh03
$28.95
Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days
Kit contains: - 2 lbs of certified organic soybeans - 32g of fresh tempeh spores

See more on our Blog pages...

- Benefits of Tempeh and a Simple Recipes - https://organic-cultures.com/blog/?p=251

- What is Tempeh and Tempeh Starter? https://organic-cultures.com/blog/?p=181

- Tempeh Gyro w/ Tzatziki https://organic-cultures.com/blog/?p=581

Start making fresh tempeh at home! Tempeh or T.P.S. is one of the Indonesian traditional foods full of protein made by fermenting soybeans with the Rhizopus Oligosprus culture mold spores. It is high in nutritional value, providing nutrients such as Protein, Riboflavin, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Copper, and Manganese. It is also low in Cholesterol and Sodium. If you live in Indonesia, you can buy tempeh starter easily. In the USA, buying the starter spores can be a bit difficult; however, to make tempeh is not too hard.

A meatless choice, great for vegans or those looking for a healthy probiotic alternative for an animal-based diet. Cooks up like 'bacon or steak' when sliced thin and fried. It is recommended not to eat tempeh products raw. Soy should only be consumed after fermentation and not raw. The ragi tempeh spores will break down the soy into an easy to consume the product.

Tempeh Starter spores (Ragi Tempe) are grown on a pure vegetable nutrient (rice). 2 grams(1/2 tsp) of inoculum tempeh / 1 kg(2.2lb) of dry soybeans or 1 teaspoon full of inoculum tempeh / 2.5 kg(5.5lb) dry soybeans or 1 tablespoon full of inoculum tempeh /10 kg(22lb) dry soybeans

Use the cooked T.P.S. cakes as a replacement for meat in many recipes from tacos, hamburgers, and our favorite... the grilled Tempeh Reuben with raw sauerkraut!

One kg of dry soybeans prepared as directed will make 1.5 kgs of tempeh. Preparation time is less than 2 hours. Incubation time is about 24 hours at 85 F - 89 F (32 C). Kept cool and dry, Culture (starter) has a 12-month shelf life at full potency if kept dry in the refrigerator, and years if kept in the Freezer. Usage of tempeh starters ratio: 1kg soy beans: 2 grams starter 1 tablespoon vinegar.

Raprima tempeh starter is a Rhizopus Oligosprus based tempeh starter, produced in a controlled, totally safe environment and regularly tested by the Government. Daily used by more than 300.000 tempeh producers in Indonesia, not to mention thousands of international tempeh producers

Raprima tempeh starter is for the serious Tempeh makers, comes in factory sealed bags, with exp date, and batch numbers, contains rice powder, as media, and Rhizopus Oligosporus spores, made by Raprima, a well-known commercial tempeh inoculum starter producer from Bandung, Java.

This Raprima Tempeh Starter Kit can produce 900 Lbs. tempeh from beans, with 2 grams of starter, accordingly to the producer 500 grams could make 450 Lbs fresh tempeh per package.

Does NOT contains MSG, SOY products, and is GMO-free!

This culture is best suited for a person with some culturing experience or know how to make tempeh. However, you can see the complete instructions under our Making Tempeh Instruction section and see our expanded recipe section Awesome Tempeh Recipes

Note: About the 2012 recall of tempeh starter. Our Tempeh starter spores are not from the USA based source of the outbreaks and are safe and free of human pathogens.

This kit makes up to 60+ lbs of finished tempeh. SporeStarter - Product of Indonesia.
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