Here’s another yogurt from my Fridge of Ridiculous Amounts of Dairy.
This time, I tried Sigii’s Icelandic-style Skyr strained non-fat yogurt (yes that is the whole name on the container) in orange-ginger flavor.
This yogurt is regular price $2.99 and it is one of the ones I would never have bought if it had not been on sale. I don’t remember what I paid for it but I believe it was around $1.79 or something. So this was a unique treat!
It boasts of having 0% milkfat, which, I’ve gotta be honest, makes me skeptical. I mean, how can you have super rich yogurt with no milkfat? Opening the container, there is hardly any yogurt on the foil: either a clue to the lack of milkfat or simply the result of a hella lot of space between the top of the yogurt and the top of the container, in this case.
Then I sunk my spoon in. This yogurt is incredibly rich– it has the texture of a soft goat cheese, very thick and not the sort of food that will fall off a spoon at all. It was hard to believe the 0% fat boast on the label!
The yogurt flavor is a bit strong to be eaten on its own– it really is like eating goat cheese with a spoon, which leads me to believe it might be good on a cracker or cookie. Like goat cheese, it is slightly sour but not in an unappetizing way. It does, however, have a soapy aftertaste that is a little unpleasant.
Ginger is in big chunks and is excellent, unsweetened. It was like biting into a little treasure every time I found a piece. It was difficult to finish because is so thick– I had to re-foil it up and put it back in the fridge when I was about half done.
I would try it again in a different flavor to see if aftertaste is part of this flavor or general problem with brand. Next time, though, I wouldn’t try to eat it as a meal on its own and would probably recommend it more as a dip for fruit, cookies, or crackers.
Siggi’s has a website here: Skyr.com.
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