Yogurt for skincare has been used in ancient cultures for supple skin. In India, people still apply a mix of yogurt and turmeric for a beautiful glow. Studies indicate that both consuming yogurt and applying it on the skin is beneficial. A recent study evaluated the effects of fermented milk … [Read more...] about Yogurt for Skincare • Can Good Bacteria Save Your Skin?
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Yogurt with probiotics is not only delicious but also has some surprising benefits. Microorganisms in yogurt create the creamy texture and refreshing taste. But they also make yogurt richer in vitamins, enzymes, and other nutrients. Many studies confirm that probiotic yogurt is an excellent gut … [Read more...] about Yogurt With Probiotics • Surprising Benefits for Yogurt Lovers
Every week our home is filled with the appealing smell of newly baked bread. A good sourdough bread recipe is a favorite and when my wife asks me to choose, I often ask for a sourdough focaccia! Italian Focaccia is originally not a sourdough bread but is baked on standard yeast, white flour, … [Read more...] about Sourdough Bread Recipe • Delicious Italian Focaccia
What is sourdough bread and how is it made? The recipe is simple, but the chemical process is anything but simple. Water and flour form an astonishing number of interconnected chemical compounds that is still not fully understood. Responsible for this remarkable process are wild … [Read more...] about What Is Sourdough Bread? Great-Tasting, Healthy Bread
Sourdough starter recipes cannot be simpler. A starter is essential to make sourdough bread at home. My wife bakes every week and there is nothing like the taste and texture of fresh sourdough bread. The sourdough starter recipe below is super easy but has other challenges. What is a sourdough … [Read more...] about Sourdough Starter Recipe • Just Flour & Water to Create Great Bread