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 Ice Cream

Cultured ice cream! After struggling in vain to find an ice cream brand that really KNOWS ME, I took matters into my own hands. First, I scored a great ice …

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 is made with the help of a colony of bacteria and yeasts (aka a SCOBY) which is organized in clumps or “grains.” These helpful microorganisms work fast, consuming …

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. 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. …