Dairy is an important part of Middle Eastern cuisine. One of the most commonly consumed dairy product is yogurt which is used in dips, marinades, and as a cooling accompaniment to spicy dishes. Labneh, a thick and creamy strained yogurt, is also popular, and is often served with olive oil and herbs. Cheese is another staple in Middle Eastern cuisine, with varieties like feta and halloumi. Milk is used to cook fantastic desserts like rice pudding and kunafa.

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