Priced at a whopping €1,000 per kilo, Pule (meaning ‘foal’ in Serbian), the pale yellow semi-hard cheese is produced by the Zasavica Special Nature Reserve in Serbia’s capital, Belgrade.
What makes this cheese so ridiculously expensive? The secret is Pule, the world's most expensive cheese is made from the milk of these donkeys!
Manager of the reserve, Slobodan Simic, says that no other special ingredients are used to create this smoked cheese – the expensive price tag is based solely on the value of the donkey’s milk that goes into making it.
The milk that goes into the world’s most expensive cheese is collected from 100 Balkan donkeys that make their home in the reserve. The cheese is low in milk fat which, according to Simic, is why no one else is making it,
Pule has no special ingredients. One kilogram of Pule cheese is made out of 25 liters of milk.The sale of reserve's donkey products including Pule cheese and donkey milk liqueur.