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cold milk

Milk. Outside of main centres, you will probably only find UHT (long shelf life) milk. Some milky terms..

αγελαδινό γάλα (ayeladino gala) cow's milk

φρέσκο ​​γάλα (fresko gala) fresh milk

γάλα βουβάλου (gala boubalou) buffalo's milk

γάλα καρύδος (gala karydos) coconut milk

γάλα σε σκόνη (gala se skoni) powdered milk

γάλα σόγιας (gala soyias) soy milk

κατσικίσιο γάλα (katsikisio gala) goat's milk

παιδική φόρμουλα (paidiki formoula) baby formula

πρόβειο γάλα (proveio gala) sheep's milk

συμπυκνωμένο γάλα (sympyknomeno gala) evaporated or condensed milk

You'll also see the usual various fat (λιπαρά) percentages, including:

πλήρες γάλα (plires gala) full fat milk

αποβουτυρωμένο γάλα (apovoutyromeno gala) skim milk

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