Re: [gardeners] Yogurt question

Spydergrl (
Thu, 9 May 2002 09:45:48 -0400

Kefir is the Russian word for yogurt, Leben is yogurt in Hebrew and in some
Arabic dialects.  The middle eastern delis around where I live carry them.
I prefer the Israeli leben to the Russian kefir.  Kefir is 'runnier', Leben
is thicker consistency and a bit more sour.

----- Original Message -----
From: "George Shirley" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 9:39 AM
Subject: Re: [gardeners] Yogurt question

> It's called lebneh and about any Middle Eastern deli or grocery will carry
it. Lots of luck
> elsewhere. If you eat yoghurt for intestinal use by flora and fauna any
live culture yoghurt will do
> the trick. The ME kind is just a lot thicker and, to some, tastier
> George
> Rosemary Carlson wrote:
> >
> > Hey all: A day or two ago, someone mentioned a thick Middle Eastern
> > Was that kefir? If not, what is it called and where can one get it? On
> > gardening front, my clematis, that has climbed through my rhodies, is
> > blooming - a Henryii - and is gorgeous. Big storms here for days now -
> > this afternoon
> >
> > Can one grow basil successfully in a large container - like a flower
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Rosemary in the mountains of eastern KY
> > Zone 6a