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If you can find TOTAL by FAGE it would be great. I still haven't managed to find it in Zurich
I found TOTAL FAGE at Coop Zurich Wiedikon!
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Old 19.02.2015, 15:35
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I found Hummus at the Aldi in Pfäffikon, surprisingly very good and they have it with/in different flavours. The pumpkin hummus was outstanding (although i suspect it may be seasonal).
You're right - in fact it is dangerously scrumptious. And doesn't seem to be seasonal - our local branches have had it for at least six months.
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You can also do something similar at home by lining a strainer with cheesecloth or kitchen towels, and straining regular yogurt for several hours or overnight. Some people keep the whey that strains off and cook with it, as well (but no home-made rivella, thanks you-baking with it as a buttermilk substitute, although I have never tried that myself).
Müller in the old center has a yogurt starter kit. I prefer to do it this way because I know it will be lactose free but also because it will have a lot of probiotics.
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Re: Greek Yogurt

Manor supermarkets sell the Total Greek Yogurt, at least the one in Baden does! There is also a Greek shop in Wettingen which sells it, Lemonia. Lovely owners.
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Re: Greek Yogurt

How about Bulgarian yogurt? Even a tougher find I wager
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Old 16.10.2015, 15:28
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Re: Greek Yogurt

This place does the best yogurt I have come across in Switzerland.


http://puracenter.ch/Wordpress/


Not sure if you can get it outside of Spar Graubünden.
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Re: Greek Yogurt

YOTAKIS Johgurt in Lidl...not like Fage though...
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Hi i am living in Olten and am having a terrible time trying to find a shop that sells a true greek yogurt (not yogos). If anyone could help that would be greatly appreciated! Thanks
@coop u can find the greek quark. Forgot the name
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Old 23.10.2015, 16:50
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Re: Greek Yogurt

Nice thread. I've seen FAGE Total only in Manor, where it also had a couple more greek brands and very good feta cheese, which by the way is equally hard to find (try Dodoni, it's probably the best feta you can get outside local producers)

We're lazy and we're not hunting for Total so we just make due with the quark in Coop when we want to make tzatziki or something. The other's we've tried are just too watery...

And to make it clear, traditional greek yoghurt can be from cow or sheep milk, and there are some "light" versions that are from sheep & goat milk. It depends on the region, the north has lots of space and lots of cows so that's more traditional to them. To the more mountainous areas (like where I come from) cows are few and far between them but there are much more sheep, so that's considered "traditional". Also if you want to go full-on, you go to local producers and you get it in a pot:

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Old 23.10.2015, 20:55
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Re: Greek Yogurt

You can get Fage in many larger coops.
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Old 08.11.2015, 18:29
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I gave up trying to find decent yogurt in Switzerland years ago.


I ended up buying a yogurt making machine.




Now I make perfect yogurt on a weekly basis.


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I drain yoghurt here to try to get an approximation of proper yoghurt, but I'd been wondering about getting a yoghurt making machine. Curious to know if it is cheaper on the whole than buying premade.

Also, does anybody know why yoghurt in Switzerland is so awful?
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Old 08.11.2015, 18:37
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Also, does anybody know why yoghurt in Switzerland is so awful?
Doesn't that just depend on where you buy your yoghurt?
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Re: Greek Yogurt

I only eat Greek Yoghurt and I get Total from Coop at Sihl City, worth a trip :-)

I haven't found the same type of product and Coop's own brand Greek Yoghurt has lots more sugar than Total.
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Doesn't that just depend on where you buy your yoghurt?
We don't think so. It is typically very runny. I have not tried the proper Greek yoghurt that a few very expensive places stock, but the yoghurt we do buy always has to be drained first. I'm used to being able to buy Greek yoghurt in 1kg containers in Australia.
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We don't think so. It is typically very runny. I have not tried the proper Greek yoghurt that a few very expensive places stock, but the yoghurt we do buy always has to be drained first. I'm used to being able to buy Greek yoghurt in 1kg containers in Australia.
They sell thick yoghurt round here. It's very nice. They also sell a Bulgarian(?) brand in the local Spar. So I think it does very much depend on where you're looking.

Greek yoghurt, by the way, is overrated - unless you buy it in pots like those shown in Don Molina's post.
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Old 09.11.2015, 09:42
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They sell thick yoghurt round here. It's very nice. They also sell a Bulgarian(?) brand in the local Spar. So I think it does very much depend on where you're looking.

Greek yoghurt, by the way, is overrated - unless you buy it in pots like those shown in Don Molina's post.
I'm in Geneva. I guess somewhere else the yoghurt might be okay! Not that I've tried all the options, but I guess I gave up doing that.
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Re: Greek Yogurt

Do you have a Turkish or Balkan grocery store near you? They usually sell large tubs of very dense yogurt, Greek in all but name.

Migros also carry something similar - look for the brand "Hazal."
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Do you have a Turkish or Balkan grocery store near you? They usually sell large tubs of very dense yogurt, Greek in all but name.

Migros also carry something similar - look for the brand "Hazal."
Thanks, I recall having read this on another food thread. I'm sure I can find such a place nearby.
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Re: Greek Yogurt

If you want Protein with low Fat, why don't you just buy Magerquark?
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Old 09.11.2015, 11:56
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If you want Protein with low Fat, why don't you just buy Magerquark?
Or rabbit.

I don't eat anything that sound like it's escaped from Cern.
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