Recipe from the Traditional Greek Cooking by George Moudiotis. Greek style yogurt is thicker and creamier with a higher fat content than typical yogurts found in the U.S. Typical fat content of the cow's milk yogurt is 9% as opposed the U.S. yogurts are less than 4% fat.
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Labna is a cheese made from yogurt and has been made and consumed since Egyptian times.
The history of yogurt goes back perhaps 8,000 years, to the dawn of civilization. It is believed to have been discovered by the Bedouins of the Arabian Peninsula. The story goes that when a family of nomads had stored milk in bags made from goat stomachs in preparation for a long journey, the hot sun, the movements from the pack animal, and the bacteria from the goat's stomach combined to fe...