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You can learn how to make homemade cultured dairy products with the wide selection of expert advice articles, how-to videos, and recipes from our Cultures for Health team and other Real Food pros.
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 than sour cream.
Whether you are looking to make cultured buttermilk, sour cream or creme fraiche at home, we have the resources you need to be successful! Browse our expert advice below and remember...you can do this!
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Learn how the fat content of milk used to make yogurt, kefir, or buttermilk can affect the flavor, texture, and nutritional value of your finished product.
If you're looking to make Yogurt, Kefir, or Cultured Buttermilk from previously frozen milk, keep in mind these factors when working with frozen milk.
Learn how drain whey from your favorite cultured dairy products. Whey is a useful starter culture or can be enjoyed on its own as a nutritious beverage.
Learn how to use that nutritious whey leftover from making yogurt, kefir, cheese, and cultured buttermilk.
The practice of soaking grains has become more common in our modern age thanks to the book Nourishing Traditions.
Is goat milk similar to cow milk? Can you substitute? What are the differences? Learn how to use each for culturing projects.
Blend up a smoothie to add a nutritional punch to various nutrient-dense and cultured foods. Try one of our smoothie recipes or experiment using this guide!
What is cross contamination and what are the risks when fermenting? Find out more and learn what best practices will keep your cultures safe.
How long will your starter cultures or fermented foods be good at different temperatures? Here is a handy reference.
During summer's heat, culturing can be tricky. Keep your ferments cool with these tips and ideas on how to beat the heat.
Learn how to make cultured and fermented foods using starter cultures during the cool winter months. Plus ideas for how to keep cultures warm!