199Sometimes I back make cheese, this era I wanted to attempt to make the Labaneh.

The Labaneh is a conventional cheese of Middle Eastern countries related to Egypt, Israel and Jordan. Usually is eaten in the middle of fruits, vegetables or alone.

Since I’m not certain of the conclusive consequences, I entitled this instructable Cream cheese and not Labaneh.

Step 1: Ingredients

200Make cream cheese is the complete easy, you’ll dependence by yourself to make yogurt or get your hands on it.

I’ll attain it starting from yogurt.

You’ll need:

– 1 L of milk (or 1 L of natural yogurt);
– One packet of lactic mordant bacteria to prepare yogurt (mine was 8,5 g);
– A yogurt maker;
– A cloth of fine line.


– Salt, spices or sugar.

Step 2: Start!





200cFirst you have to make the yogurt. If you would rather reach it considering natural yogurt mass neighboring step.

Warm a little ‘milk later put inside the lactic barbed bacteria and incorporation ably. Add to the perch of milk in the bucket of the yogurt maker, merger anew, put it in the yogurt maker and leaves it for the times indispensable to make the yogurt. The era varies according to the ferment, to the outdoor temperature and the type of milk. I have usually seen that it takes 6 to 8 hours.

For those who don’t know, the yogurt maker does all special, serves on your own to insist the milk at a constant temperature for a long grow olden. You can perform the yogurt in new ways, however, use the yogurt maker is the easiest.

Step 3: Preparation of the cheese



200fOnce the yogurt is ready you can begin to prepare the cheese.

Put the yogurt in the linen cloth and hang it. Let it in flames for 24/30 hours. After this period the cheese is ready (in addition to in this stroke, the era will modify according to the temperature. Mine was ready after 24 hours, just to check).

At this narrowing the recipe of Labaneh planned to ensue salt.

This cheese has a neuter look, hence taste it by now salt, maybe you as soon as it as it is. I think it’s in addition to enjoyable comport yourself it appealing on the other hand of salty or seasoned taking into account spices (such as chili pepper or chives, olives, basil, thyme, oregano… etc.)