In her informative yet personal blog post, Galina Varese provides us with useful insights into the history & applications of cultured milk drinks drawing upon memories from her childhood back in Russia.

Galina discusses the different variants of fermented milk products including kefir, riazhenka and prostokvasha, shedding light on their etymology, nutritional composition & health benefits.

The illuminating article concludes with a refreshing combination of both traditional & modern cultured milk based recipes €“ like the Russian cold summer soup Okroshka or a simple kefir spirulina smoothie.

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