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Types of milk and cream

clotted cream

noun

very thick cream made by heating milk until large lumps of cream form

condensed milk

noun

thick sweet milk that is sold in cans

cream

noun

a thick yellowish-white liquid taken from the top of milk

creamer

noun

a white liquid or powder used instead of milk or cream

crème fraîche

noun

a type of thick cream with a slightly sour flavour

double cream

noun

thick cream that becomes almost solid when you mix it quickly

evaporated milk

noun

thick milk sold in tins and often poured on fruit or sweet food

full-cream

adjective

full-cream milk has had no cream removed. Semi-skimmed milk has had about half of its cream removed, and skimmed milk has had almost all of its cream removed.

full-fat

adjective

full-fat milk, cream, cheese, or yoghurt has had no fat removed

half-and-half

noun

a mixture of equal parts of milk and cream that you put into coffee or tea

homogenized

adjective

homogenized milk has had the cream mixed in so that it will not separate

milk

noun

a white liquid that comes from cows, goats, and sheep, which people drink and use in cooking. Cheese and other foods made from milk are called dairy products

pasteurized

adjective

if a liquid such as milk is pasteurized, it has been heated to a temperature that kills all the harmful bacteria

semi-skimmed

adjective

semi-skimmed milk has had a lot of the fat removed

single cream

noun

thin cream that has little fat in it

skimmed milk

noun

milk that has had the cream removed from it. The usual American word is skim milk.

sour cream

noun

thick cream with a sour flavour

soya milk

noun

a white liquid from soya beans, used as a drink and in cooking

UHT milk

noun

milk that has been heated to a very high temperature so that it stays fresh for longer

whipping cream

noun

a thick type of cream that can be made very stiff

semi-skimmed

noun

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