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$400? Yak butter is butter made from the milk of the domesticated yak (Bos grunniens). It is a staple food item and trade item for herding communities in south Central Asia and the Tibetan Plateau. Many different political entities have communities of herders who produce and consume yak dairy products including cheese and butter. Yak milk has about twice the fat content of cow milk, producing a butter with a texture closer to cheese.  - Made in China, early 20th century

$400? Yak butter is butter made from the milk of the domesticated yak (Bos grunniens). It is a staple food item and trade item for herding communities in south Central Asia and the Tibetan Plateau. Many different political entities have communities of herders who produce and consume yak dairy products including cheese and butter. Yak milk has about twice the fat content of cow milk, producing a butter with a texture closer to cheese. - Made in China, early 20th century

In Turkey, Iran, and throughout the countries of the eastern Mediterranean, salep has a long been enjoyed as a wintertime beverage—milk boiled with sugar and a very small amount of powdered orchid tuber known as salep. It contains the polysacchyride, bassorin, which swells and thickens a heated liquid in the same fashion as arrowroot or cornstarch.

In Turkey, Iran, and throughout the countries of the eastern Mediterranean, salep has a long been enjoyed as a wintertime beverage—milk boiled with sugar and a very small amount of powdered orchid tuber known as salep. It contains the polysacchyride, bassorin, which swells and thickens a heated liquid in the same fashion as arrowroot or cornstarch.

Been here! (April 2015) "Chorten at entrance to Tsarang village. The village of Tsarang is just south of the walled town of Lo Monthang, the capital of the Kingdom of Mustang in North Western Nepal."

Chorten at entrance to Tsarang village. The village of Tsarang is just south of the walled town of Lo Monthang, the capital of the Kingdom of Mustang in North Western Nepal.

Introduction to Cheesemaking

Turn your hand to making your own cheese on this two-day practical course. Explore various cheese types,and learn how they are produced. Take part in discussion, theoretical sessions and practical cheesemaking.

Milk Peda or Dudh Peda is easy Diwali sweet recipe made with minimal ingredients.

Milk Peda or Dudh Peda is easy Diwali sweet recipe made with minimal ingredients.

Mieliepap, boerewors en sous” maize porridge, sausage and sauce, a favourite with all South Africans - South Africa's Traditional African Food

Pap, Vleis en sous - maize porridge, meat and sauce, the staple diet of the nomadic lifestyle of the Bantu tribes and the Voortrekkers (migrant farmers) of the days of old - South Africa food history and culture

historical-chickens: To accompany their story on the history of the chicken as food item, Smithsonian magazine dressed up a few birds as historical figures. Spanning the 10,000 years since the chicken has been used in a culinary capacity, we get the poultry version of anyone from Julius Caesar and Abe Lincoln, to Napoleon.

To accompany their story on the history of the chicken as food item, Smithsonian magazine dressed up a few birds as historical figures.

Chic Quill - Handwoven Yak Wool & Silk Scarf

Chic Quill Scarf - Yak Khullu & Silk

Chic Quill - Handwoven Yak Wool & Silk Scarf

Feather Texture - Handwoven Yak Wool & Silk Scarf

Feather Texture Scarf - Yak Khullu & Silk

Feather Texture is a perfect blend of the softest yak khullu with the best silk. Yak is as warm as silk is cooling.

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