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Philippa Young is a director of the What Took You So Long Foundation (http://whattookyousolong.org), a filmmaking platform for unsung issues. Philippa is currently travelling and working with a film crew on a documentary about camel cheese.

A herd of single-hump, dromedary camels walking across the desert.

Dromedary Cattle

This most archetypal of desert creatures possesses an elegant anatomy that exemplifies evolutionary adaptation to its harsh and unforgiving environment

camels grazing on scrub land

Camel dairy in your cheese?

The absence of cheese in camel cultures around the world hasn’t stopped scientists from trying to produce a European-style camel’s milk cheese