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November 14, 2019

Considering the fact that Norway has wide pastures with green grass to feed the cows, the people in this country are very fond of old dairy traditions and recipes.

Many artisans are doing their best to keep the old tastes of Norway alive, in spite of the fact that almost anything these days is indust...

Surmelk or kulturemelk in Norway can be translated as “cultured milk”and it is almost the same like Filmjölk in Sweden.

In both cases, we are talking about fermented milk products that have a slightly sour taste, due to the fact that bacteria consumed the sugar in the milk and a more clogged consiste...

In Nicaragua, leche agria means “sour milk”.

In other words, the milk goes sour, due to the fermentation process triggered by the lactobacillus bacteria, which changes its taste and slightly its structure as well. So, leche agria is sour milk that reaches this stage in a natural manner, especially wh...

The Dutch people are known for their love for milk and dairy products, so don’t be surprised when you hear that karnemelk, the Dutch version of buttermilk, is the most popular assortment of milk in the country.

In fact, if you are visiting the country and you don’t want to blend in with the crowd, es...

Khuruud is a type of hard cheese prepared in Mongolia, which is made to last for a very long time without being stored in a fridge.

Most people in Mongolia are nomads and they are constantly on the move, as their guide their livestock to better pastures. Thus, when they settle, it isn’t for long, wh...

In Mongolia, tarag is the traditional yogurt, made mainly from the milk coming from yaks or cows.

Yaks are more comfortable in the climatic conditions of Mongolia, being sturdy animals that can easily migrate from one location to another. While it is true that goat or sheep milk can also be used for...

Byaslag is a type of cheese from Mongolia, which is dried outside, on the rooftops, in order to be enjoyed for longer.

So, in spite of the fact that byaslag looks like a matured cheese, it is not aged, as its aspect and hard texture is given by its drying process. In fact, some pieces of byaslag have...

September 26, 2019

The Mongolians are known to be a nomadic people, so the animals they mostly rely on are the horses. They provide their mean for transportation, as they move their settlements around, companionship, but also their food. So, airag is a fermented product made out of mare’s milk.

Due to the fact that hor...

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