buttermilknoun [ U ]uk /ˈbʌt.ə.mɪlk/ us /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ.mɪlk/
Examples from literature
- And when the butter is all taken out in a lump, some sour milk is left, and they call that buttermilk.
- In recipes in which milk is used as one ingredient, either sweet or buttermilk may be used but not a mixture of both.
- Skim-milk and buttermilk, when the butter is made from sweet cream and taken fresh, are both excellent foods, although lacking the fat of new milk.
- Sour milk and buttermilk are quite as good as cream of tartar, because the lactic acid which they contain combines with the soda and liberates carbon dioxide, and forms a harmless residue in the dough.
- Then, right in the park itself, were little booths where one could buy glorious, ice-cold, sterilized milk and buttermilk at a penny a glass.