Creme fraiche is a dairy product, a soured cream. It has similarities with sour cream, and can often be used as a substitute, but it is not the same as sour cream.
Creme fraiche is pasteurized cream that is soured with a bacterial culture. It is used in sauces, soups, on a blini with caviar, as a dip on a cracker.
Ingredients:pasteurized cultured cream.