Cultural and historical curiosities about milk

“In 1810, Henry Koster noted that she-goats were the wet nurse of population living in the arid areas of the Brazilian Northeast. Country people called them godmothers. Cheese and curd are good, old, recommended foods.

 Milk was served with some solid food: milk with flour, milk with potatoes, milk with squash, milk with cooked corn, mungunzá.” p. 26

 CASCUDO, L.C. História da alimentação no Brasil. São Paulo: Global, 2004.