Home-Made Yogurt


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Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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Yogurt is commonly made from cow’s milk, but in the southern region, a richer variety is made from buffalo’s milk. Before the days of pasteurization, the sight of labbanaat (female yogurt-sellers) balancing six or seven tiers of yogurt containers on their heads was quite a familiar sight in the marketplaces. This is a thing of the past now, only to be seen in folkloric pictures and dances.

In the northern region, an excellent yogurt is made from sheep’s milk. It is abundant i