Tempeh starter in Europe

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Tempeh starter in Europe

Postby Shanidze on Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:09 am

Hello everyone,

I would like you ask for your help, I need to find a quality Tempeh starter, preferably in Europe, do you guys know any?

Thank you
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Re: Tempeh starter in Europe

Postby Durgan on Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:19 pm

http://tempehstarter.com/catalog/index. ... a2f897ebd2 I ordred one kilo from here and have been using it. It is perfect and a kilo lasts forever, since so little is needed. It arrived in about three weeks. Indonesia to Canada.

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/7%20 ... mpeh/HTML/ 7 July 2017 Tempeh

I ordered one kilogram of tempeh starter from http://tempehstarter.com/catalog/index. ... a2f897ebd2 in Indonesia. Cost about 75 dollars including shipping.
The first batch of one half liter of dried of soy beans were made into perfect tempeh. One kilogram of starter is enough to process over 200 liters of tempeh.
Half a liter of dried soy beans were washed and then boiled for about 30 minutes, then skins removed by rubbing between the hands, and the skins poured off about 5 times to remove completely. The beans were then pressure cooked for 30 minutes at 15 PSI. Beans were allowed to cool to room temperature. A large tablespoon of vinegar was added to lower pH and mixed, then one teaspoon of powdered Starter was added and mixed thoroughly.
The prepared beans were then placed in three open containers in a sterilized cotton damp clothe to main some humidity. The containers were then placed in a 5 gallon bucket which has a body heater in the bottom with an LED lamp at the top with a dimmer to control the temperature around 31C. Incubation was ~30 hours which produced perfect tempeh. The following pictures depict the process.
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Re: Tempeh starter in Europe

Postby cerbu on Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:42 am

tempehinfo from Belgium , verry fast shipping, got mine in 3-4 days
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Re: Tempeh starter in Europe

Postby terji on Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:42 pm

Have to second https://www.tempeh.info Never had a problem with their starters.

When you look at the other link selling kilos of it - it might come across as pretty expensive (like 10x) but really depends on how much you are making. We go through 3-4 kilos of tempeh a month and kilo of starter would probably last us a lifetime...
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