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  • milk
  • Like many types of yogurt, strained yogurt is often made from milk that has been enriched by boiling off some of its water content, or by adding extra butterfat and powdered milk. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Since the straining process removes the whey, or fluid, from the milk solids, it requires substantially more plain yogurt to produce a cup of strained yogurt, so the cost to make it is increased accordingly. (wikipedia.org)
  • After preparing yogurt from micro-cultured milk, it is drained in a cloth sack from few hours, to overnight. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the countries of the former Yugoslavia, strained yogurt made of cow's milk has become very popular in recent years. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Cyprus, strained yogurt is usually made from sheep's milk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some yogurt makers might boil off excess water, and others might add cream or milk powder to the milk to further enrich the yogurt. (healthcastle.com)
  • For instance, some low-fat (2%) or whole Greek yogurts contain cream in addition to non-fat milk, resulting in yogurts that are more similar to ice cream in fat content than yogurts. (healthcastle.com)
  • Britain
  • Strained yogurt is sometimes marketed in North America as "Greek yogurt" and in Britain as "Greek-style yoghurt", though strained yogurt is also widely eaten in Levantine, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Central Asian and South Asian cuisines, wherein it is often used in cooking (as it is high enough in fat content to avoid curdling at higher temperatures). (wikipedia.org)
  • Meanwhile
  • Meanwhile the strained yogurt is used in many variation in the Albanian cuisine and is eaten either plain or with added elements such as dill, garlic, cucumber, nuts, olive oil etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Greek
  • Marketing of Greek or Greek-style yogurt in the US allows the use of more thickeners instead of straining, so there is little difference in yogurt of years prior to the introduction of strained yogurt other than an increase of thickeners, even though the price is now higher for the original, unstrained products. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the US there is no legal definition of Greek yogurt, and yogurt thickened with thickening agents may also be sold as "Greek yogurt" even though it is not necessarily strained yogurt. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Strained yogurt ("στραγγιστό γιαούρτι" strangistó giaoúrti in Greek) is used in Greek food mostly as the base for tzatziki dip and as a dessert, with honey, sour cherry syrup, or spoon sweets often served on top. (wikipedia.org)
  • What's the Scoop on Greek Yogurt? (healthcastle.com)
  • Greek yogurt, or strained yogurt, has been part of Mediterranean cooking for many years, yet it wasn't until recent years that its popularity started to take off in North America. (healthcastle.com)
  • These days, Greek yogurt is a big presence on the yogurt scene and is continuing to gain raves and endorsements from just about everyone. (healthcastle.com)
  • What is Greek Yogurt? (healthcastle.com)
  • Greek-style" yogurt, however, is thickened with thickening agents and may or may not be strained. (healthcastle.com)
  • One of the reasons Greek yogurt has gained a following is that its non-fat version offers a great way to pack in almost twice as much protein as regular non-fat yogurt, yet without sacrificing the creamy smooth texture that regular whole yogurt offers. (healthcastle.com)
  • Greek yogurt can definitely be a healthy choice, but like all other packaged foods, you must read your nutrition labels. (healthcastle.com)
  • A survey of the most well-known brands of Greek yogurts reveals that almost all non-fat plain Greek yogurts are great choices. (healthcastle.com)
  • The other category that can spell trouble is the fruit-flavored Greek yogurts. (healthcastle.com)
  • With fruit-flavored Greek yogurts, you are also trading more sugar for less protein and calcium. (healthcastle.com)
  • Non-fat plain Greek yogurt is definitely the way to go when it comes to Greek yogurts. (healthcastle.com)
  • Unfortunately, none of them are fortified with Vitamin D (yet), but you can still enjoy the low-fat protein they pack together with the thick creamy texture that is unique to Greek yogurts. (healthcastle.com)
  • Be sure to read the label and watch out for those with added cream, as you probably don't need a big fat Greek yogurt! (healthcastle.com)
  • cheese
  • A variety of strained yogurt called "basa" is a traditional variety of cheese from the region of Lika in Croatia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recipes
  • citation needed] As in Greece, strained yogurt is widely used in Cypriot cuisine both as an ingredient in recipes as well as on its own or as a supplement to a dish. (wikipedia.org)
  • whey
  • Due to the straining process to remove excess whey, even non-fat varieties of strained yogurt are much thicker, richer, and creamier than yogurts that have not been strained. (wikipedia.org)