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    Decorated Labneh Balls

    Labneh is a soft Middle Eastern cheese made from strained yogurt. It's surprisingly easy to make, and it's really versatile. Serve it as a dip with good-quality olive oil and za'atar, or add it to salads, pizzas, sandwiches, and more!

    Serves 4 people


    • 1 kg Meredith Dairy Traditional Greek Yoghurt
    • ½ Tsp of Salt
    • 3 Tbsp of Olive Oil
    • Rose Petals (Food-Grade)
    • Black Poppy Seeds
    • Crushed Pistachios


    • Step 1 Line a seive with a muslin cloth or clean tea towel and place it over a medium size bowl.
    • Step 2 Mix the salt into the yoghurt and spoon the yoghurt into the cloth-lined sieve. Fold the material over the yoghurt to cover.
    • Step 3 Place the sieve and bowl into the fridge and leave the yoghurt to drain for 24-36 hours.
    • Step 4 Remove the labneh from the fridge. Discard the drained whey and decant the labneh into a jar.
    • Step 5 With lightly oiled hands, spoon out the labneh and roll into a small ball shape. Lightly roll the ball in the seasoning of your choice and place on a plate.
    • Step 6 Spread the seasoned cheese balls on slices of fresh, crusty sourdough bread and enjoy!

    Products Used

    • Photo of Natural Sheep Milk YOGHURT Traditional Greek Natural Sheep Milk YOGHURT | Traditional Greek