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Add fresh yogurt to whipping cream to make creme fraiche?

No, creme fraiche needs specific cultures, which are not yogurt cultures, and lower fermentation temperature. If you use yogurt with Lactobacilicus Bulgaricus to innoculate your cream, and a ...
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Pre packaged creme fraiche in quiche

Creme Fraiche is more comparable to sour cream than it is to heavy cream, and it sounds like what you have is if anything even further from cream. You could certainly make a tasty quiche with it, but ...
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Differences in creme fraiche recipe

A quick search of the internets confirms your basic recipe of 2 tbs buttermilk to a cup of cream. This is likely a modern formula. Keep in mind that today's cultured buttermilk is not the same product ...
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Can Creme Fraiche be substituted for Heavy Cream in a Cream Sauce?

In regards to creme fraiche and curdling -- actually creme fraiche is much more stable and less likely to curdle than cream or milk. It is made to be used in sauces for that reason. Yes it does have ...
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