- The cuisine of ancient Greece included a dairy product known as oxygala ( ) which is believed to have been a form of yogurt.
- Yet Greeks enjoyed other dairy products . " pyriat " and Oxygala ( ) were curdled milk products, similar to cottage cheese or perhaps to yogurt.
- Galen ( AD 129 c . 200 / c . 216 ) mentioned that oxygala was consumed with honey, similar to the way thickened Greek yogurt is eaten today.