Camel Milk Coffee and Chocolates and Milk Shakes
|Camel milk coffees and
milkshakes. What a great idea! this writer loves coffee and being
based in Melbourne, is used to high quality coffee. We even have our
own coffee machine (proper ground bean type) in our office!
When travelling to other parts of the world I often give up on my traditional styles of coffee, or coffee full stop, as anything other than fresh milk was not taste acceptable. European 'cafe milk sachets' and other long life varieties used in countries where coffee was not a traditional drink, but introduced for tourists, altered taste too much. Also, to demand latte type coffee in a country, without a proper dairy industry, meant long life milk imported from far shoes - mega carbon footprint. Most of these countries had fabulous tea so the switch was easy!
But now the Gulf States seem to be leading the way and their road is very ecological paved - unusual for this part of the world! Camel milk, very local, very nutricius and according to many a very good mix with coffee. The milk is fresh, milked daily, and is also being used in milkshakes and the production of local milk chocolate.
The newly opened Ritz-Carlton
Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is offering guests a taste of the Middle East
in the most unique manner – with concoctions created by their
in-house Camel Milk Mixologist. The Camel Milk Mixologist crafts his
beverages with fresh ingredients infused with locally-sourced camel
milk, resulting in flavours ranging from sweet strawberry to
refreshing mint. “I wanted to create something special for the
upcoming Holy Month of Ramadan,” stated Mohammad Daoud, Camel Milk
Mixologist. “Because camel milk has a high level of protein and
additional nutrients, it’s an excellent beverage to consume during
Sohour, the meal taken prior to sunrise for Muslims fasting during
Costa says it has become the
first global coffee chain in the Emirates to add camel milk to its
menu. Customers visiting more than 30 Costa Coffee outlets in Abu
Dhabi, Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah now have the option of choosing
camel milk or ordering the Strawberry Camel Milk Cooler.
Camelicious delivered its first batch of camel milk to Europe last month after receiving approval from the European Union, five years after making the initial application.
Recreate one of Mohammed Saleh’s popular creations with this simple recipe for a date camel milkshake.