I bought organic full fat plain yogurt a few weeks ago while some friends were visiting. I noticed that it had a slightly odd texture. I checked the ingredients - there was fricking corn starch added to the yogurt. WHHHHYYYYY?!?!?!?
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My husband swears you can only get real yogurt from middle eastern markets. This weekend I want to visit a local dairy farm where you can take a tour and feed the baby calves before stopping in the farms store for natural milk, cream, butter, etc.
Yum. Labneh goes well with lamb which is often cheaper at middle eastern markets as well. And even better is a Turkish yogurt dip called Haydari. When I lived in Istanbul I would smear it on steak.
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looks like not a lot of usage yet, but could be a source of, or a place to ask for raw products
a lot of small farms in the US list on craigslist, it's a way to directly connect people with local farmers
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As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
– Ernest Hemingway
The reason they add milk solids is it makes it thicker. Watery yogurt isn't a big seller, and low-fat or fat free yogurt doesn't have enough milk fat not to be watery without added milk solids.