Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • What's food science, and what does a food scientist do?

    • Yogurt Science Overview

  • 2

    Yogurt History

    • A brief history of yogurt

  • 3

    Yogurt Ingredient Science

    • Probiotics!? What does that mean, and what are they doing in my food?

    • Yogurt Starter Cultures Explained

    • Corn Syrup and High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

    • White Sugar - specifically, sucrose. Where does it come from?

    • Gelatin - what it is, where it comes from, and what it does in our food

    • Vegetable Gums - Carob Bean, Locust Bean, Guar, and Tara Gums - what they are and why they're in my food!

    • Skim, 1%, 2%, and whole milk, plus cream and half & half...what's the difference?

  • 4

    Yogurt Process Science

    • Fermentation Basics - it's not just for Beer!

    • Yogurt Fermentation

    • Yogurt: Putting It All Together!

  • 5

    Make Your Own Yogurt

    • Make yogurt at home

    • Just a few questions to let me know what you think about this course!

    • BONUS: Bloopers!