Kefir Cheese and Whey
Making kefir whey and cheese is something I do many times a week. It doesn't take long and the whey will culture a multitude of foods. The whey in kefir has many benefits too, so don't throw it out!
One of the things I hope to accomplish with this blog is to make it easy and commonplace to have cultured foods as part of your everyday life. Let's face it - if it is too hard or complicated most people are not going to do it. So if I can teach you a few things to make life easier, hopefully you will start making and enjoying these life-giving foods. Kefir cheese is easy to make and something you'll want to keep on hand. It can replace sour cream and even cream cheese in a lot of recipes.
Kefir has so many probiotics, at least 30, and that does not even account for the good yeasts that you get too. So grab your kefir, a bowl, and a coffee filter and we are ready to begin. Easy, I promise. Let's Make Kefir Cheese!
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Whey has been called liquid gold, and it has been used throughout history to help with many diseases. It's a superfood that can help with a myriad of ailments. Kefir cheese has many wonderful properties too. Let me show you the many properties and ways to use this wonderful food!
Kefir Cheese & Whey
- 2 - 4 cups Kefir - For each cup of kefir, you will get ½ cup of cheese and ½ cup of whey.
- Place a basket-style coffee filter in a strainer and place the strainer in a bowl. Pour prepared kefir into the coffee strainer. The bowl will catch the whey which is the liquid that will drop through the filter. Don't cover and place it in the fridge overnight.