If you ever tried culturing dairy products at home, you probably remember using starter cultures rich with lactic acid bacteria (they help the lactose to turn into acid). This process is called fermentation or culturing and for it, we usually use koumiss, yogurt, kefir, or store-bought … [Read more...]
Fermented Food Recipes
A collection of our best fermented food recipes that you can easily prepare at home including kombucha, kimchi, sauerkraut, sourdough, cheese, kefir, yogurt and many others.
Milk has been serving mammals as nectar for thousands of years. It’s what makes sure baby mammals get the right nutrients at a young age, specifically provided for them by the female. This natural resource is highly appreciated by the people. That’s why they keep livestock that can produce … [Read more...]
Preparing cheese, or any other fermented dairy product (such as yogurt, kefir, cultured cream, squeaky cheese, etc), has a lot to do with controlling the growth and development of the beneficial bacteria that live in raw milk. We call these bacteria cheese cultures, or starter cultures, as we … [Read more...]
If you’re imagining small, high-pitched screaming curds when I say “squeaky cheese curds”, I don’t blame you. I did as well once. Cooked curds refer to heated milk curds that you get during the cheese-making process of hard types of cheeses such as Cheddar. Only less-pressed and less … [Read more...]
For some of us, cheese is life. For others, it is the tastiest and most cheerful food out there while someone else might not get the big deal. If you are in the last category, I don’t think this article concerns you. Cheese is one of the oldest foods in the history of mankind. It is … [Read more...]