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Quark! It's fun to say...

I'd heard of the quarks in physics but not the kind that tastes yummy. Quark (or quarg) is a type of soft cheese traditionally made without using rennet (the stuff from a calf's stomach that is used to set cheeses).


  • Quark is remarkably like yogurt - I can't tell the difference.

  • You can buy quark kefir - double bonus for microbial happiness.

  • You can use quark to make an amazing dressing - see below for my recipe.

  • Quark is fun to say!

Quark and Parsley Dressing


  • ⅔ cup Quark yogurt

  • ½ cup fresh parsley

  • 2 finely chopped spring onions (or 2 tbsp of any onion)

  • 1 tsp agave nectar

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1½ tbsp lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon salt


Blend using a hand blender or small food processor. Check the balance of the sauce by tasting and adjust ingredients according to taste.

Happy Springtime!

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