Homemade Yogurt & Labneh, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE)
Learn to make the best possible homemade yogurt with science backed details that will ensure your yogurt has the texture of the pros. I'll also show you how to make labneh, a Lebanese delicacy used much like hummus. I use a science-based approach to talk about why we do what we do rather than just presenting a basic recipe. You'll have delicious yogurt within 8 hours of class and labneh 4 hours later.
We'll send you a list of everything you'll need ahead of time as well as a link for purchasing any of the harder-to-find items. The aim is to keep it fairly simply so you don't have to stress about finding unusual items.
Time: 11am pacific
To follow along in this class you'll need to have on hand:
- 1 quart (or more!) cow's milk (any kind except UHT shelf-stable milk) - whole milk will give the best flavor but isn't required
- Yogurt culture - I've found this one to have the best flavor
- Optional: Lebanese Za'tar to flavor the labneh - you can make your own if you have the ingredients.
- Some way to incubate your yogurt. Check the bottom of this post for ideas. We'll discuss more in class
- Small pot - enough to hold the milk
- Quart sized mason jar or other clean container to hold your finished yogurt
- Large spoon to stir the milk. We like this one.
- Thermometer must register 115°-180°F
- Butter muslin (for draining the labneh)
I've assembled a kit with the Bulgarian yogurt culture and the butter muslin which you can add to your ticket if you'd like
This Follow-Along Virtual Event is $35 or get it for free by backing us on Patreon at the $25 level.
This is part of the FARMcurious Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) Series - our response to the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks for helping to keep our lights on during this crisis.
Interested in a private cheesemaking or fermenting party via Zoom? We now offer private events for birthdays, bachelorettes, etc. We also offer team-building workshops for businesses and special interest groups (like parent's clubs, scout troops, etc), all via Zoom.
We'll send each person a very easy supply list ahead of time as well as recommendations on setting up your kitchen for a virtual cheesemaking workshop. We can even send supplies directly to each participant to make things easy. Contact Nicole directly for more information at email@example.com.
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