Naturally Cultured Buttermilk
Five ways with Buttermilk
- Marinate lean meat, the lactic acid breaks down the protein and helps tenderise
- Bake with it, the active culture does a great job in aerating cakes and bread dough
- Make Panna Cotta, a refreshing set dessert
- Use it as a face cleanser, the lactic acid is a natural exfoliate. Great for sensitive skin
- Drink it, Buttermilk aides digestion and is low in fat
What is Buttermilk?
Our Buttermilk is real pure buttermilk, it is the luscious dense liquid left over from churning our fabulous cultured butter. The buttermilk you find on supermarket shelves is not buttermilk at all, it is a cultured skim milk product.
Does Buttermilk contain butter?
No, in fact buttermilk is less than 2% fat. It is full of probiotics and is really good for your digestion.
Is Buttermilk is only good for making pancakes?
Buttermilk is great for making lots of things just look at our recipe page for ideas.
Our Buttermilk is available in retail size and wholesale quantities enquire here
Health benefits of buttermilk
Buttermilk is a Probiotic food. These contain living microorganisms, that can survive the passage through the stomach and become active in the intestines.
Healthy bacteria reside in everybody’s colon, and in return for food and a warm place to live these resident bacteria contribute to your health. One of the most intestinal-friendly resident bacteria is the family of lactobacteria, so-called because they thrive on lactose sugars. The commonest form is L.acidophilus.
Here are some healthy things these bacteria do to your body:
- Manufacture vitamins
- Improve digestion
- Boost Immunity
- Manufacture nutrients
- Protect against cardiovascular diseases
- Protect against carcinogens
Buttermilk is lower in fat than regular milk, because the fat has been removed to make butter. It is also high in potassium, vitamin B12, calcium and riboflavin as well as a good source of phosphorus.
Those with digestive problems are often advised to drink buttermilk rather than milk, as it is more quickly digested. Buttermilk has more lactic acid than skim milk.
Buttermilk is not only good for you inside it is also great for your skin. Use it as a deep cleaning face wash or hair treatment.