Category: Yogurt

Yogurt and other fermented milk products are already some 2,000 years in various places created on the world. It is assumed that yogurt originated in Central Asia, where the storage of milk was almost impossible and further developed by the Turkic people. Due to the presence of bacteria and the high ambient temperature, the milk began to ferment. The residue left in the leather bags or wooden barrels made sure that the milk was fermented as yogurt.

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Buy Fresh or Dried kefir grains ? Buy Kefir powder ? Which Kefir to buy ?

Choosing a Kefir Culture Kefir is one of the absolute superstars of health food, Kefir grains are an amazing combination of lactic acid bacteria and yeasts in an absolute matrix of proteins, lipids and sugars. This symbiotic matrix, (or SCOBY) forms “grains” that resemble cauliflower. Extremely beneficial even for those who are lactose intolerant and used in different parts of the World, it has recently caught...

Homemade yogurt

The best Yogurt is the one you make yourself

How to make your own yogurt at home Mostly, you have everything in your kitchen to make yogurt except possibly a good thermometer. It is true that the best yogurt is the one that you make yourself. The reasons why homemade yogurt is the best are as follows : it tastes much better than the yogurt that you buy from shops since no sugar, preservatives...

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8 healthy cultured dairy products

Healthy cultured dairy products Cultured dairy products are healthy and nutritious. You can find the popularity of cultured products everywhere around the globe. They are consumed in large quantities in every country. Probiotic dairy products such as cultured yogurt and kefir are loved by all people as they have tremendous beneficial properties. If you think that cultured dairy products mean only yogurt and kefir, then...

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Make yogurt with a yogurtmaker in 9 simple steps

How to make yogurt with a yogurt maker? It is easy and beneficial to make yogurt with the help of a yogurt maker. An electric yogurt maker can help you to make delicious yogurt within two hours. The process of making yogurt in a yogurt maker is quite simple. Here are the steps by which you can make yogurt with the help of the yogurt...

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How to make yogurt with a yogurt starter

How to make homemade Yogurt The enormous health benefits of yogurt make it a perfect food for everyone. However, in order to make yogurt, you need a yogurt starter. The quality of yogurt depends on the quality, type and amount of starter culture. The starter culture or yogurt culture is responsible for the fermentation of lactic acid which converts milk to curd. Generally, there are...

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Ryazhenka – a traditional Russian fermented milk

Ryazhenka – a sort of traditional Russian yoghurt As kefir was normally the drink for adults (at least for the diet conscious Soviet women) – Ryazhenka, popular also as the baked milk was exclusively for the children. Ryazhenka is the other and the traditional Russian (some say Ukrainian) fermented dairy product. Ryazhenka when mixed with one spoon of sugar,  used to be the treat for...

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Make your own Bulgarian Yogurt

Bulgarian Yogurt is easy to make Bulgaria is the country with the surprising rich yogurt history. Greek yogurt since long has been the rage and it is hard to recall what type of subpar yogurts were being spooned down earlier. For having delicious Bulgarian yogurt, you need not make trip to the distant land of Bulgaria just for the sake of yogurt, however you are...

Greek Yogurt

What is Greek Yogurt ?

How to make Greek Yogurt – Homemade Greek Yogurt Health-conscious souls have for long touted the advantages of yogurt. But at present, many who had turned to yogurt are embracing it in the Greek way. Few foods are as healthy as it in such small servings as is Greek yogurt. A bowl of the Greek yogurt keeps one fortified with the essential nutrients and helps...

Bifidobacterium yogurt

Bifidobacterium yogurt Yogurt is popular as the best source of the lactic acid bacteria.However, not all yogurt products contain the significant numbers of live culture of lactobacillus or say bifidobacterium, because bacteria generally does not survive in the manufacturing procedure. Some yogurts possess live culture added by the manufacturers. Several bacteria live in the human intestines, providing a beneficial parasitic relationship which benefits us and...

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The Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermentation

The Health Benefits of Lactic Acid Fermented Foods Most often we consume many good foods about which we hardly have any idea as to what it actually is or its benefits. The best example of such foods is yogurt, pickled vegetables and many others. All these specialty foods use lactic acid fermentation which is a biological process in which glucose and sucrose or lactose and...