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Goat milk yogurt.....

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Is it possible to make goat milk yogurt as thick and rich as commercial products such as (cow's milk) Fage? Suggestions of product (starter) and process deeply apreciated!

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  1. Yes-I used to do it regularly.

    A bit of an acquired taste and on the pricey side.

    1. I've never made it but I did buy some goat milk yogurt at Whole Foods. It has a whole different taste which took me a while to get used to.

      1. I think to get homemade yogurt as thick as something like Fage (despite the origin of milk or starter) you'll need to drain it in a colander lined with cheesecloth to get the excess moisture out. I've drained yogurt to make "cheese" balls and that took an overnight draining. I think less time would give you a good thick yogurt consistency.

        1. It is difficult to get home made goat milk yogurt really thick. Two things I have had success trying are powdered goat milk and agar agar. As for a starter I use either a freeze dried starter (WF or online) or leftover yogurt from the previous week if we can remember to save any!