[Sca-cooks] Labneh as a substitute for "cream cheese"

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Tue Dec 15 03:50:05 PST 2009

If one makes the trip to Ann Arbor, Zingermans has a division now
called the Creamery. They make a fresh cream cheese with no gums
and a longer setting time. Only keeps for two weeks.

It's maybe 4 times more expensive than Philly.


On Dec 14, 2009, at 11:56 PM, lilinah at earthlink.net wrote:
> Second, as something of an aficionado of labneh, i wouldn't say it  
> is virtually identical to Philly brand; nay, i'd say it is far, far  
> superior to that nasty stuff.  Labneh is generally drained yogurt.
> -- 
> Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
> the persona formerly known as Anahita

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