Home-made yoghurt

An easy method of making your own yoghurt. You can use any yoghurt as a starter. For example, you can make a combination of goat yoghurt and cow's milk to create your own new type of yoghurt.

Makes 1 liter.

Home-made yoghurt

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full cream milk

Preparation method

  • Bring the milk to a soft boil for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Allow the milk to cool down to 30°C for a pourable yoghurt, and 45°C for a firm yoghurt.
  • Add the yoghurt to the milk and stir in well.
  • Cover the mixture, then place into the hotbox set at either 30°C or 45°C for 12 hours.
  • If you're making a pourable yogurt, this is the moment to stir it through.
  • Allow the yoghurt to cool down to 4°C. It should keep for 2 weeks.

Serving suggestions

  • For a different flavor, use goats yogurt as a starter.
  • This yoghurt is also perfect to make your own yoghurt curd.
  • Use as part of a starter, dessert, smoothie or breakfast.
  • Combines well with lamb, aubergine, garlic, anise, cucumber, and mint.

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