Difference between kefir grains and kefir starter

Kefir Starter Culture is made of freeze-dried bacteria, similar to our yogurt starter culture. It is a powdery substance that you activate when you use it, in order to make kefir. Kefir grains are clumps of live kefir bacteria, colonies of yeast and bacteria, held together by kefirin, a polysaccharide substance. They are soft and rubbery […]

Making Thicker Yogurt

Bacillus Bulgaricus culture is super strong, so strong that it makes the so-thick-it-doesn’t-fall-off-the-jar-when-upside-down kind of yogurt even when using skim milk. Yogurt thickness, in general, does not depend on the culture you using. Of course if you are using super weak culture you won’t get good yogurt but today’s cultures that are available on the […]