Chef Inspiration using Velvet Cloud Live Yogurt - Plus a Glossary of Terms

Some recent creations using Velvet Cloud sheep's yogurt. There is a distinct summer and international theme in these creations, see if you know all the terms. I definitely didn’t!

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The Woolen Mills

Za’atar – marinate chicken thighs, Velvet Cloud labneh, tabbouleh, pomegranate and dukkah, served with flat bread

Rare Kinsale

Sheep’s yogurt mousse with a saffron, macerated strawberries, in elderflower syrup. elderflower kulfi, tuille and a brûléed  choux bun filled with woodruff cream

Martin Ruffley -Chef & Lecturer

Amazake, grilled peaches, raspberry cheong, velvet cloud yogurt and lemon verbena.

Glossary of terms

Za'atar is a spice blend composed of herbs such as thyme, oregano, marjoram or a combination of the three, along with other spices including sesame, sumac, cumin or coriander

Dukkah : is a Middle Eastern and Egyptian nut, seed, and spice blend.

Amazake: is a traditional Japanese fermented sweet rice

Cheong: is a name in Korea for various sweetened foods in the form of syrups, marmalades, and fruit preserves.


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