Ever milked a moose? Meet Helga, Juna and Gullanóthree cows weighing nearly half a ton each, who live on Europe's only moose dairy farm: the Algens Hus near Bjurholm, some 60 km west of UmeŚ in northern Sweden. Together they yield enough milk to allow owners Christer and Ulla Johansson to produce about 350 kg of a tasty, healthy cheese. High in protein and low in fat, the delicacyówhich can only be made during the May-to-September milking seasonócomes in three varieties: one similar to a Camembert, the other blue like a Gorgonzola, and the third moist and slightly sour like...
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