Easy-Peasy Homemade Sour Cream

Another one of those ingredients that I can’t buy in Kunming – sour cream. After checking a bunch of recipes and videos on how to make it, I figured out this method that works. Since most recipes call for buttermilk or making your own for which you use vinegar and milk, I shortened the steps. The hardest part is waiting 12 hours for it to do it’s thing, ’cause I usually need instant gratification!

In a one-cup measuring cup put one tablespoon white wine vinegar (I think regular white vinegar will work but didn’t try it).

Pour in whipping cream (not whipped) to fill the measuring cup. Stir.

Cover with cheese cloth or a kitchen towel, or a Tupperware bowl that has a vented lid and open the vent slightly. This allows the gases that are produced to escape and for the mixture to ‘breathe’.

Place in a warm location in your kitchen. Wait 12 hours.

Stir and enjoy!

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About Roz Weitzman's World

Periodically in China since 2005 to research my cookbooks and travel in China and southeast Asia. Loving the experience. Want to keep in touch with my friends and family all over the world! I published my Chinese Cookbook called 'Roz Weitzman's World of Chinese Comfort Food'. This week I published my latest in my series of Chinese cooking called "Roz Weitzman's World of Yunnan Food". Please won't you scribble a thought or two. I really appreciate your comments! AND IF YOU SHOULD WISH TO REPOST MY RECIPES OR OTHER OF MY POSTS ON YOUR OWN BLOG, BE SO KIND AS TO POST A LINK BACK TO MY BLOG AND GIVE ME CREDIT FOR MY ORIGINAL WORK. MANY THANKS IN ADVANCE.

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