Yogurt Cheese Recipe
Cooking is both an art and a science. This project introduces your child to the basics of cheese making and uses just a few simple ingredients. Separating the liquid (whey) from the yogurt results in a soft, spreadable cheese, similar to cream cheese but slightly more tart. Spread it on sandwiches, bagel, crackers or bread. He can also get creative and add flavorings such as herbs, fruit, or honey to turn it into a tangy dip or a creamy dessert. Yum!
What You Need:
- 1½ cups plain, natural style yogurt (without additives such as pectin, cornstarch, or gelatin)
- 1 tsp. salt
- Fresh or dried herbs, optional
- Paper coffee filters or cheesecloth