Freshly Squeezed Camel Milk


This is Hussan, a camel herder from Sudan who lives in Saudi Arabia. He has just milked a camel for us. He will pour the fresh warm milk into a plastic bag for us to take away. A few posts ago, I wrote about the superior health qualities of camel’s milk versus cow’s milk. I also recently featured a story about Hussan and his life on my other blog, Susie’s Big Adventure – take a look!

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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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7 Responses to Freshly Squeezed Camel Milk

  1. Ena says:

    Where can I get fresh camel milk???i am new to jeddah.

  2. leif Hagen says:

    Interesting! An acquired taste? I’d try it at least once! How about Camel cheese?!

    • Cynthia says:

      Camel milk is wonderdul. If you have any diesease in your gut, it will clean it out. It tastes thin like fat free cow milk. The first taste will feel a slight salty, but ever sip after that lacks the first hint of salt. We love it! Unpastuarized is the best. The high heat kills the nutrition and taste.

      • Really? You drink it unpasteurized? My hubby always boils the hell out of it. I don’t drink it much, but he uses it for coffee or desserts or other recipes.

  3. Kate Mura says:

    Wonderful photo of what is probably a rather common scene there. Lots of white in the snapshot but quite different from the blizzard whiteout outside my window. The whole region has shut down today.

  4. Dina says:

    Great snap. We can see the strained milk coming through.

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