The Art of Cheesemaking in Peru

I came to the Peruvian town of Baños to learn about cheesemaking in the Andes after seeing mountains of cheese in the small city of Huanuco.
James McKenna

The Grandparents of the Cheese World Hold All the Secrets

Dealing with family during the holidays can make a rather rational person act like an excited 12-year-old. That's why we need affineurs—the grandparents of the cheese world—who have the wisdom to set us straight.
Charlotte Kamin

These Dairy Cows Have Attained Krishna Consciousness

Bhaktivedanta Manor is a sanctuary for members of the Hare Krishna movement living in London and the UK. There, devotees lovingly raise dairy cows for milk, yogurt, and cheese while treating their animals as sacred beings rather than just livestock.
Tom Jones

Livestock Aren't Horny for Climate Change

With global temperatures increasing at an alarming rate—the last decade was the hottest on record, and the temperature spiked the most in the years after 1970—animals are too hot to get hot and bothered.
Lauren Rothman

Ass Milk Is the Drink of Choice for European Babies and Elderly Chinese

With lactose intolerance and allergies on the rise, cow milk consumption has been on the downslope for four decades.
Lauren Rothman

You're Probably Drinking Cannibal Cow Milk

Modern dairy farmers use every tool at their disposal to increase milk yields, and that includes feeding tallow to their herds. That's right: Cows are eating cows, and you're drinking the delicious product of cannibalism.
Mark Fahey