Churpee is a kind of cheese eaten in the Eastern Himalayas. Churpee is made from yak or cow's milk. Both the churpees are hard. It is prepared in local dairy or at home from a material extracted out of milk called "sergem". The 'sergem' is wrapped in cloth ( usually jute bags ) and pressed hard to get rid of water. Then, it dries out and becomes similar to cheese. Than, in this cheeselike stage; it is cut out into pieces, and hung over the smoke to make it stone hard.
Cheese is a solid food made from the milk of cows, goats, sheep and other mammals. Cheese is made by coagulating milk. This is accomplished by first acidification with a bacterial culture and then employing an enzyme, rennet (or rennet substitutes) to coagulate the milk to "curds
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Himalayas (also Himalaya, Hindi: हिमालय, IPA pronunciation: [hɪ'mɑlijə], [ˌhɪmə'leɪjə]
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B. grunniens

Binomial name
Bos grunniens
Linnaeus, 1766


Bos grunniens grunniens
Bos grunniens mutus
The yak (Bos grunniens
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A dairy is a facility for the extraction and processing of animal milk—mostly from goats or cows, but also from buffalo, sheep, horses, or camels —for human consumption.
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Sergem is made from milk once the butter from the milk is extracted. It is then put in a vessel and heated and when it is about to boil, sour liquid call "chakeu" is add and this leads to the separation of sergem from that milk.
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