Yogurt, yoghurt, or yoghourt is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as "yogurt cultures". Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yogurt its texture and its characteristic tang.

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In baking, can yoghurt replace butter?

By baking, I mean cakes / muffins / biscuits. This is mainly to cut down on fat. I've tried replacing butter with yoghurt in all of these and the results were OK. Are there any cases where it's not ...
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What is the difference between Greek yogurt and plain yogurt?

One of the ingredients of a recipe is Greek yogurt. May I replace it with plain yogurt? If I do it, what is the difference that I would immediately note?
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What is the difference between Yoghurt and Curd

They taste almost same. Are they different?
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How to do frozen yogurt

I would like to do at home frozen yogurt. Do I have to use an ice cream machine, or is there a technique to prepare it without a machine? PS: I don't really like ice cream without the machine as the ...