Milk

Milk

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A glass of pasteurized cow milk

Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is the primary source of nutrition for young mammals before they are able to digest other types of food. Early-lactation milk contains colostrum, which carries the mother's antibodies to the baby and can reduce the risk of many diseases in the baby. It also contains many other nutrients.

As an agricultural product, milk is extracted from mammals during or soon after pregnancy and used as food for humans. Worldwide, dairy farms produced about 730 million tonnes of milk in 2011, from 260 million dairy cows. India is the world's largest producer and consumer of milk, yet neither exports nor imports milk. New Zealand, the European Union's 28 member states, Australia, and the United States are the world's largest exporters of milk and milk products. China and Russia are the world's largest importers of milk and milk products.

Throughout the world, there are more than 6 billion consumers of milk and milk products. Over 750 million people live within dairy farming households. Milk is a key contributor to improving nutrition and food security particularly in developing countries. Improvements in livestock and dairy technology offer significant promise in reducing poverty and malnutrition in the world. [...]

Recipes With Ingredient: Milk

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Blinis Demidoff

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This recipe was interpreted for the TIFF Food on Film screening of Babette’s Feast by Jason Bangerter of Luma.

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Caramel Pretzel Brownies with Cream Cheese Icing

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I came up with this idea a while back and loved the way they turned out. But I learned a ...

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Sunchoke and Pear Soup with Cranberry Gastrique and Spiced Pistachios

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Sunchokes (aka. the Jerusalem Artichoke) is an underappreciated root vegetable that pairs beautifully with sweet flavours and work perfectly for ...

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Italian Rum Cake – Zuppa Inglese

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This moist, creamy, and flavorful dessert, zuppa inglese (“ English soup”), has its roots in the English trifle and it ...

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