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Dairy and Eggs

Whip up a batch of fresh cheese, buttermilk, ghee, labneh, butter, kefir, or even plant-based cheeses with these easy recipes!

Orange-Clove Lassi Recipe

By Cheryl Sternman Rule 

Class up your breakfast. Ground cloves add complexity to this citrusy yogurt drink, which is sweetened with honey.

Pomegranate Doogh (Yogurt Soda) Recipe

By Cheryl Sternman Rule 

Try this yogurt soda — which is a combination of bubbly, creamy and salty — to get your fizzy fix without tasting too sticky-sweet.

Po Cha Tea Recipe

By Elaine Khosrova

Try this mild black tea — traditionally made with yak’s milk butter — a staple of the people of the Himalayan region.

Sour Cream and Cottage Cheese from Raw Milk Recipe

By Sandor Ellix Katz

Discover how to turn raw milk into nutritious sour cream or cottage cheese in just a few easy steps.


Sour Cream and Crème Fraiche Recipe

By Gianaclis Caldwell

Make your own sour cream, an alternative to the highly processed grocery-store version. Crème fraiche will curdle less and a better match for hot dishes.

The Balance of Sour: Persian Yogurt Culture

By Cheryl Sternman Rule 

Read about the importance and prominence of yogurt in Persian cuisine and its role in Persian views on health.

Beet Pickled Eggs Recipe

By Drakes Press

Beet kvass gives protein-rich hard-boiled eggs a beautiful red hue and a probiotic boost.

Dahi Toast and Cilantro Chutney Recipe

By Priya Krishna with Ritu Krishna and photos by Mackenzie Kelly

See if this dish reminds you of a tangy, spicy grilled cheese. It was adapted from a friend of the author’s family, a mash-up of Indian and American cuisine.

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