Kefir Cream-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, …

Kefir Cultured Ice Cream

Cultured ice cream! After struggling to find an ice cream brand that really knows me and also meets my high standards for ingredients (simplicity and quality), I took matters into …

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

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

It Takes a Viili

Viili (spelled with two┬ái’s)┬áis 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. It’s …

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. …