Mexican Crema

Mexican Crema: History, Flavor, Benefits, Uses

Mexican crema is also called crema Mexicana, crema agria or crema fresca. It is a cultured dairy product that is a variation of sour cream, which is believed to be European in origin by way of Russia and the Mongols. In other words, crema made its way to Mexico from …

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Sour Cream

Sour Cream: History, Flavor, Benefits, Uses

Sour cream is often associated with American cooking, but it probably originated in Eastern Europe. Many historians believe that it originated in Russia specifically. Russian sour cream — called smetana — most likely comes from a Mongolian beverage called kumis. Mongolian kumis is made from horse milk and is similar …

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