This is a preview of the content in our Greek Food Decoder app. Get the app to:
  • Read offline
  • Remove ads
  • Build a list of your own favourites
  • Search the contents with full-text search functionality
  • ... and more!
iOS App Store Google Play



Pontian Greek and Armenian rich sour yogurty drink similar to Turkish ayran, made from yogurt after the fat is removed and mixed with ice water and salt.

The fat goes into πασκιτάν (paskitan), a smooth thick savoury yogurt soft cheese; another by-products of making τάν is a pungent cheese called τσιορτάν.

Cheese, dairy and eggs



Text © Dana Facaros

Images by Pixabay, ραγιαν