Pule or Pule cheese is a Serbian cheese made from the milk of Balkan donkey's. A characteristic feature of Serbian cuisine, Pule is not only extremely rare but also the most expensive cheese in the world.
Zasavica donkey reserve, a donkey farm inside Zasavica, about 80 kilometers from Belgrade produces the donkey cheese by hand-milking a herd of about 100 endangered Balkan donkeys. By selling the donkey cheese at 1,000 pounds per kilogram (app. $576 a pound), the Zasavica donkey reserve plans to sponsor their conservation work.
It takes 25 liters of donkey milk to produce just one kilogram of white & crumbly smoked cheese. Currently the cheese is made only on advanced order basis but farm exports are expected soon in the United Kingdom, Germany and the rest of the world.
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22 10 2017 - Date of publication of this article