is a beverage made from cultured milk, with a taste not unlike buttermilk. It has a smooth, creamy consistency and a mild yeasty aroma. It is said to have started with the Russians, but the Turks also claim to have invented it, calling it kief
, which loosely translated means "a good feeling."
Alternate Spellings: keffir
We drank a cold glass of kefir with our cheese burek