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  • Country of origin: Middle East

  • Type: soft

  • Texture: creamy

  • Colour: white

  • Aroma: fresh, rich

  • Synonyms: kishta, qishta, ghishta, ashta

Kashta, (also known as kishta, qishta, ghishta, or ashta) is a delectable Middle Eastern milk product that is extremely heavy on the cream. It is produced from heated milk and has a 60-day refrigerated shelf life. It is used in cooking as well, eaten on its own with honey. The rich, creamy texture of Kashta is extremely hard to resist.


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