🔕 🔔

My Basket ()

All questions

What is a good tasting substitute for cow's milk?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer about 4 years ago
6 answers 1178 views
94ff4163 13ec 407a a53b 792c87641e55  fsm

trampledbygeese is a trusted home cook.

added about 4 years ago

Goat milk works well. some people who cannot drink cow's milk can digest goats milk.

For a more vegan option, soy, rice and almond milk are the usual choices. There is a mild controversy around unfermented soy products, and people with nut allergies cannot eat almond milk, I tend to go with rice milk when I can't get goat/cow's.

79ca7fa3 11e3 4829 beae d200649eab49  walken the walk

pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added about 4 years ago

I agree on goat milk. But soy, rice etc. milk substitutes taste insipid to me.

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added about 4 years ago

Try moose milk, but try not to startle the moose. They can get cranky.

B3038408 42c1 4c18 b002 8441bee13ed3  new years kitchen hlc only

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 4 years ago

What are you using it for? Homemade almond milk (which does not, by the way, taste insipid, at least not to me) often works well as a substitute. It depends, though, on the recipe or use. Here's a link to a How-to Post here http://food52.com/recipes... ;o) P.S. I would agree with pierino that the boxed, store-bought kind tastes not just insipid, but downright awful. But then, I'm kind of picky.

926ee962 060e 44e6 a1d9 878262f34bf8  image
added about 4 years ago

Almond milk I agree tastes the best for none dairy..

Bac35f8c 0352 46fe 95e3 57de4b652617  p1291120
added about 4 years ago

Haven't heard anyone mention coconut milk - that's my favorite. It is much thicker and "creamier" (and more flavorful) than rice or almond milks. Kind of depends on what you want to do -- simply drink a glass or use it for cooking.

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.