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Cheeses were very popular in the Byzantine Empire. They were very often eaten, as today, with bread. What is more, it was done by all status people, and in early period of the Byzantine, cheese was very often given to friends as a gift.
In tradition of some nations milk had special meaning and it was offered to gods and spirits. Also, such habit was present in the culture of early Slavs. It survived as today forgiven habit of leaving a bit of milk on a small plate for caring fairies.
There are also places in the world where no or almost no milk is eaten – for example in China, Japan or Polynesia islands. The reason is simple – many people, especially in Far East do not assimilate milk!
źródła: swiat-serow.pl, wikipedia, serypolskie.blox.pl, mleko.com