Lemon & Orange Kvass

Preparation info
  • Makes a

    1.5 litre

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Amber & Rye: A Baltic food journey

By Zuza Zak

Published 2021

  • About

Kvass comes in as many hues as amber: it can be cloudy or clear, malty and dark like cola, or so light and zingy that it resembles lemon sherbet. The recipe is inspired by a waitress at a Riga restaurant who gave us some of her home-made kvass, even though it wasn’t on the menu. She had developed the recipe in order to reduce food waste at the restaurant. Its pale colour and citrusy taste made it stand out (most of the kvass we had been drinking on the trip was dark bro