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a woman milking a cow in the khovsgol province of mongolia

In Queso You Missed It January 6th


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news! Our January 6th edition of In Queso You Missed It.

a woman milking a cow in the khovsgol province of mongolia

Mongolian Milk: Nomadic Cheesemaking in Mongolia


Climate and cultural change are wreaking havoc on dairy traditions in Mongolia, but cheesemakers are finding hope together.

Tumurkhuyag Urtnasan, a cheesemaker from Mongolia

Interview with A Mongolian Cheesemaker


To find out about Mongolia’s cheese scene, culture caught up with Tumurkhuyag Urtnasan, one of the country’s first artisan makers to craft European-style cheeses. Tumurkhuyag Urtnasan didn’t always make cheese. In 1992, right after the fall of communism in Mongolia, he was a vice governor in the Altanbulag district, a very sparsely populated region in […]

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