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WOuld Quark work as a substitute for Creme Fraiche?

#1
HEllo,
I made a pasta tonight from a Jamie Oliver book which used creme fraiche and was wondering if i could use quark instead. If i could i have worked out it would be free on extra easy if i used the parmasean cheese as a healthy extra.
Never used quark before so not sure what it tastes like but imagine it is quite sour in taste.
Caroline.
 
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#4
Hi Carrie!

very low fat fromage frais is another option - not so thick as quark and slightly less er, quarky in flavour. Or maybe half quark half from frais? It might also need some decent seasoning added i think! x
 

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#6
Try mixing equal amounts of quark with low fat natural yoghurt. I used this in a fruit roulade and it was lovely, but should still work in a savoury dish.
 
#7
I find quark to taste quite like Philadelphia!! I'm not sure what you'd use but isn't creme fraiche sweeter??
 


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