Learn to Make Buttermilk, Sour Cream, & Crème Fraîche

Learn To Make Buttermilk, Sour Cream, and Crème Fraîche

 

Learn to make homemade buttermilk, sour cream, and crème fraîche from the CFH staff and other Real Food pros. Choose from a wide selection of articles and recipes.

         
Buttermilk and Sour Cream Starter Cultures
  Crème Fraîche Starter Culture
  Recipes Using Buttermilk, Sour Cream, and Crème Fraîche
Buttermilk and Sour Cream Starter Cultures   Crème Fraîche Starter Culture    Recipes Using Buttermilk, Sour Cream, and Crème Fraîche

       
Quick Links & Definitions





How to Culture Buttermilk

How to Make Sour Cream

How to Make Crème Fraîche
         
Traditional Buttermilk is the liquid left over from making butter.
         
Cultured Buttermilk is the buttermilk usually called for in recipes.
 
Sour Cream is a cultured cream product containing about 20% butterfat and a sour flavor.
 
Crème Fraîche is a cultured cream product containing more butterfat and a milder flavor.
         

 

 

 

 

 

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Buttermilk Expert Advice Articles

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Buttermilk

 

Cultured Buttermilk FAQ

Cultured Buttermilk Troubleshooting FAQ

Three Ways to Make Cultured Buttermilk

Traditional Buttermilk vs. Cultured Buttermilk

How to Make Raw Milk Buttermilk

Taking a Break from Making Buttermilk

Choosing Milk for Culturing Projects


 

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Cool Weather Care for Starter Cultures

How to Strain Whey from Cultured Dairy

Ways to Use Whey

The Role of Dairy Fat in Cultured Milk Products

Using Previously Frozen Milk for Culturing

A Complete Guide to Cultured Smoothies

 
Sour Cream

 

How to Make Cultured Butter

How to Make Sour Cream

Beyond Topping: Four Ways to Use Sour Cream

 
 

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Cool Weather Care for Starter Cultures 

 
Crème Fraîche

 

How to Make Crème Fraîche

Benefits of Crème Fraîche


 

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Cool Weather Care for Starter Cultures

 



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