Kefir yogurt may be too sour for some people. Sweden offers an alternative to kefir fermentation that can also be done at room temperature. Filmjolk is a fermented yogurt that has a creamy custard-like consistency, and is much sweeter than Kefir.
When filmjolk is cultured in fresh milk, it creates a thick creamy custard yogurt that can be used to create a soft yogurt cheese. Filmjolk is different from traditional yogurt in that it can be cultured at room temperature. Your filmjolk yogurt cheese can be used in recipes just as you would use cream cheese.
Filmjolk yogurt is thicker and sweeter than kefir. You can use your fermented filmjolk yogurt to create butter by using a process to separate the whey from the curds. The result is homemade filmjolk butter and buttermilk, which you can use in recipes.
Kefir is a fermented milk beverage that contains probiotic benefits similar to yogurt.
Kefir cheese is one of the many different foods you can make once you start culturing with kefir. Kefir grains are the starter culture used to make a kefir beverage similar to yogurt.
Vegans can enjoy the health benefits of kefir by culturing their grains in coconut milk. Live kefir grains will culture batch after batch of coconut milk, just as they would milk.
Kefir grains are used to culture milk into a beverage that has similar probiotic benefits to yogurt. Once you begin culturing kefir, your grains will begin to multiply. You can get use out of these extra grains by making kefir cheese, butter or fermented vegetables.
Summer squash plants not only provide an abundance of yellow squash and zucchini, but can also be the inspiration for a delicacy. Many people aren’t aware that the flowers are edible.
Slushies typically contain unhealthy dyes and flavorings with no nutritious value. However, you can use the drink as a way of giving your kids fruits and vegetables high in vitamins and nutrients by making homemade slushies.
Once you harvest your pumpkin patch in the fall, you may want to think about baking the pumpkin seeds you scoop from your bounty instead of letting them go to waste.
Use your homemade vinegar to make salad dressing or for pickling recipes.