Drained Yogurt

Yogurt Cream Cheese Liban Nashif

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

Making cheese can be traced back to prehistoric man, who kept milk in bags made of skins and stomachs of different animals, thus accidentally bringing milk into contact with rennet, an important substance in making cheese.

To deal with the highly perishable nature of milk, the ancient Mesopotamians preserved it as cheese. They knew about twenty kinds of cheese, a clear indication of their sophistication in processing dairy products. For the royal table, many varieties were offered –