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Is smetana vegan?

Smetana is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is smetana?

Smetana is a tangy and rich dairy product that originated in Eastern Europe. It is similar to sour cream, but has a thicker consistency and a more pronounced sour taste. Made from heavy cream that is cultured with lactic acid bacteria, smetana is a versatile ingredient used in a variety of traditional dishes, such as borscht and pierogi. Its creamy texture and distinctive flavor also make it a popular topping for baked potatoes, blini, and soups. Whether used as a condiment or as a key ingredient in a recipe, smetana adds a deliciously tangy and creamy dimension to any dish.

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