Scientists have detected milk fat on pottery vessels from archaeological sites in Northern Europe. They think it's the earliest evidence of cheese-making, and they argue dairy products gave early farmers an evolutionary edge.
I first heard about camel's milk as a low or no-lactose milk on a Terry Jones travel documentary about Egypt. I've since heard of "Camelbert" cheese, and would love to find someone crazy enough to milk a camel for me.
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