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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 to make sour cream at home using our easy step-by-step instructions, sour cream recipes and how-to guides!
Having trouble culturing sour cream or crème fraîche? Not sure if your culture is performing properly? These FAQs will help you through the process.
Sour cream is incredibly versatile. It lends the richness of cream to any dish and adds the lightening properties of buttermilk and yogurt to baked goods.
Use our direct-set starter culture or cultured buttermilk to make raw sour cream. Homemade sour cream is a smooth, fresh-tasting topping for any dish!
Learn more about making Sour Cream and Crème Fraîche in your kitchen through these Frequently Asked Questions.
Learn to make delicious probiotic-rich ice cream. Use sour cream, crème fraîche, kefir, or yogurt.
Learn how to use that nutritious whey leftover from making yogurt, kefir, cheese, and cultured buttermilk.
Is goat milk similar to cow milk? Can you substitute? What are the differences? Learn how to use each for culturing projects.
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.