Has sour cream changed over the years?
On a recent visit to Portland, OR, we had several meals at Deschutes. I had a bowl of soup with a dollop of sour cream that was not only delicious but had so much flavor that a tablespoon or two flavored the whole bowl of soup. Somewhere in my past, I enjoyed such a taste. Has sour cream, like apples and malted milk, changed over the years?
Yes and no.Now we have some small batch producers of butter,ricotta,yogurt and sour cream.
Each has small differences reflecting the individuality of the herd and the maker,producer.Oregon is a big player in small batch dairy,having three I consider notable.
At my local supermarkets there are seven nationally available brands,2 organic,5 not.All look,taste and feel different to me.Me disliking 4 of the seven,OK with 2 and almost liking 1,that I will buy in a pinch.
Two local glass bottle dairies produce a product that is DIFFERENT,and I still have a preferred one.