Labaneh is yogurt cheese, a wonderful invention for everything from pasta to sandwich spread. Here it's used over angel hair pasta but it's great over any type, especially tortellini. It takes a minimum of 8 hours to drain the yogurt, transforming it into cheese, but the cheese can be refrigerated for several days. More than once, it has taken 2 days for the yogurt to drain to the desired thickness, so plan accordingly. Minimal time for preparing the yogurt cheese is included in the cook time.