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Strained yoghurt is used in Greek food mostly as the base for tzatziki dip, and as a dessert, where honey, sour cherry syrup, spoon sweets, are often served on top. A few savoury Greek dishes use strained yoghurt. In Greece, strained yoghurt, like yoghurt in general, is traditionally made from sheep's milk. More recently, cow's milk is often used, especially in industrial production

In Western Europe and the U.S., the term "Greek yoghurt" has come to mean strained yoghurt. "Greek-style" yoghurts are similar to Greek strained yoghurt, but may be thickened with thickening agents, or if made the traditional way, are based on domestic (rather than Greek) milk.
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review by . January 13, 2010
Your new guily pleasure...is good for you!
Greek yogurt is a total diet fad right now, for what reasons, I am unaware. But I totally love greek yogurt and you should too, if you haven’t tried it yet. Yogurt makes a great snack, part of a balanced meal, or a replacement for dessert. It also has super great probiotic cultures (live bacteria) that is good for your digestive track. I have a hard time eating regular yogurt because of the texture. It is too runny, and especially don’t like the “fruit” that is usually …
Quick Tip by . June 07, 2010
Best kind of yogurt there is, especially when adding honey. Of course, it tastes the best when you get it in Greece. :)
Quick Tip by . January 13, 2010
Greek yogurt is so tasty with honey, just the perfect consistency! Probably goes straight to my ba-dunk-a-dunk though :x
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