At Mediterranean Living, we’ve known all along that yogurt is delicious in sweet & savory dishes. A fruity yogurt or yogurt honey is enjoyable. But, there is so much more you can do with this versatile ingredient. It can be the focal point of a dish or an ingredient to add & create creamy goodness. These same thoughts are expertly reinforced with a new article at The Washington Post, “The Not So Secret Truth About Yogurt The Rest of the World Already knows.” The topic of bringing yogurt to the forefront of cooking is explored by Cheryl Sternman Rule, the author of Yogurt Culture: A Global Look at How to Make, Bake, Sip, and Chill The World’s Creamiest Healthiest Food.”
Her piece delves into the world of yogurt making and culture throughout the world. Pick out your favorite ideas from her suggested ways to eat yogurt in cuisines from across the globe. You’ll notice plenty of great recipe ideas for yogurt creations from Mediterranean cultures. From labneh to tzatziki, flatbreads with yogurt or fish baked in yogurt, you’ll be impressed by the variety of dishes you can create.
As is shared in the article, yogurt is a healthy food choice. Expanding your horizons in using article will contribute to your overall well-being. It certainly bears noticing that yogurt and other healthy dairy foods are an important part of the traditional Mediterranean Diet.
Sterman Rule also shares some interesting stories about how traditional Greek style yogurt is used in savories at restaurants and in shops around the Washington, DC area.
Stop by The Washington Post and read the full article.
Go to Indie Bound to order Sternman Rule’s book.
And, pop over to our recipe box to try our delicious recipe for Salmon