Emirates Natural History Group

a non-profit organization for individuals with an interest in the natural history of the United Arab Emirates and Oman.
Newsletter February 2000 No. 193

A look back at traditional milk processing in the UAE


Phil Iddison



Mushalal, Jibna Mushalal, Shilal

A string cheese originating in Syria, the long curds left unbroken and ingeniously twisted into small bundle, usually with nigella seeds incorporated, salty and best rinsed before eating, a good breakfast cheese.