Novak Djokovic loves his donkey cheese

by 7 years ago


Where’s the beef? Nah, where’s the cheese? That’s the question everyone’s asking after Novak Djokovic bought a year’s worth of pule, a cheese made from donkeys raised in the Serbian countryside. The #1 tennis player in the world bought it for a chain of restaurants he’s opening in his home country.

Want to know more? Sure you do. Who doesn’t love cheese? Hell, I’d eat a whole wheel and poop in the fridge if my name was Baxter.

Slobodan Simic, the manager at Zasavica, said the secret of the cheese’s great taste was the fact that it was produced from milk taken from donkey’s raised on one of Serbia’s most famous wildlife and nature reserves.

The cheese, known as pule, is made only from donkeys and it takes 25 litres of fresh donkey milk to make a single kilogram.

The white, crumbly cheese has been described as similar to Spanish Manchego cheese, but with a deeper, richer taste.

Speaking of donkey milk, I once went to this show in Tijuana and….