Yogurt & Whey: Recipes of an Iranian Immigrant Life

by Homa Dashtaki

Hardcover, 2023


Call number

Middle Eastern -- DAS

Call number

Middle Eastern -- DAS


W. W. Norton & Company (2023), 280 pages


"A collection of recipes reflecting a life affected by immigration, community, adaptation, and experimentation--and sublime, old-world, creamy yogurt. As founder of much-loved The White Moustache Yogurt company, Homa Dashtaki employs the same traditionally Iranian methods of making yogurt that her family has for generations in her kitchen today. Her passion culminates in inspiring the use of a new ingredient: whey, the liquid gold extracted from straining homemade yogurt. Across 100 recipes ranging from ancient see-rogh to rum cocktails, ghormeh sabzi to lemon meringue pie, Dashtaki weaves in and out of nostalgic and innovative dishes. Enlivened by hand-drawn illustrations and dreamy photographs, 'Yogurt & Whey' is a beautiful homage to Iranian yogurt traditions--past, present, and future"--… (more)


Physical description

280 p.; 10.4 inches
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