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One of the main benefits of making fermented foods and natural products at home, is that you have control over the ingredients that go into the final product.
At Cultures for Health, we want you to be successful, no matter what you are making from scratch. Often times, the ingredients and equipment you use for fermenting can have a significant impact on your final product.
But between the different types of tea you can use to brew kombucha and the variety of milk available for making yogurt, there are nearly endless ingredient options to choose from. How do you know what to use?
We've outlined the common options you have for ingredients and equipment, and added our two cents about what works best with our starter cultures and supplies.
Browse our expert advice below, and remember...you can do this!
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Learn all about yogurt starters and how to choose one that fits your life. Consider taste, consistency, and beneficial bacteria in each type of yogurt culture.
When making yogurt at home, you have several choices of milk to use. Learn how pasteurization, fat content, and more will affect your homemade yogurt!
Learn the basics of home yogurt making, including supplies and ingredients you need to make delicious homemade yogurt!
Learn to culture yogurt at home without a yogurt maker, and for a fraction of the price of store-bought yogurt!
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.
Looking for dairy-free yogurt options? Learn more about using alternative milks for making yogurt such as coconut, rice, soy or nut milk.
Is goat milk similar to cow milk? Can you substitute? What are the differences? Learn how to use each for culturing projects.