Milk Kefir

Milk kefir (pronounced keh-FEER, or KEE-fur, I’ve even heard it as KEFF-er) is made with the help of a colony of bacteria and yeasts (aka a SCOBY) which is organized …

Kefir Eggnog

Slow cured non-alcoholic eggnog made with kefir is a new spin on the iconic holiday beverage, and elevates it to new heights (literally!) It has a creamy, fizzy sweetness and …

Sour Cream

It’s quite simple to make your own sour cream, using only good quality heavy cream, and a little store-bought sour cream as your “starter”. By making sour cream yourself, you …

Kefir Sour Cream

It’s quite simple to make your own sour cream, with just two ingredients: heavy cream and milk kefir. I first made this as a way to enjoy cultured ice cream, …

It Takes a Viili

Viili (spelled with two i’s) is cultured milk– a Finnish version of yogurt. Some drink it, but it is more commonly eaten like yogurt, with jams, muesli or bread mixed in. …

Yogurt

Culturing dairy products adds enzymes and provides probiotic benefits. This is an especially helpful process when using pasteurized milk, where the original enzymes and living biota have been cooked out. …