A cafe in NSW is turning heads with its “nurturing” smoothies that contain colostrum.

The Roadhouse in Byron Bay, serves up smoothies made with the thick, yellow liquid gold, excreted from the mammary glands of mammals straight after they give birth.

Known as the “Colostrum Shake”, the cafe blends up the “cool tonic” with coconut water, for just $8.

According to News.com.au the cafe introduced it’s followers to its colostrum smoothie in an Instagram post, which has since been deleted.

Describing the ingredient as “immune milk”, the Roadhouse claims the colostrum is Mother Nature’s first food for all mammals.

It has been determined that the cafe is referring to cow colostrum, rather than human colostrum, after reading that the shake was “Udderly delicious”.

Having a quick poke around the interwebs it appears they are certainly not alone with their idea of using colostrum as an ingredient.

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Kharvas – Colostrum Milk Pudding… Yesterday batch of karvas pudding . . . Kharvas is a sweet dessert from Maharashtra. It is super delicious, unique, delicate and immunity booster milk pudding made with colostrum milk, sugar or jaggery and flavored with cardamom powder and nutmeg powder . . . . Names of colostrum milk pudding in different languages Rural English – beestings English – colostrum milk pudding / bovine colostrum pudding Chik or Cheek – Hindi Kharvas / Kharwas – Marathi Keet or Posu – Konkani Pis – Sindhi Ginnu – Kannada Junnu- Telugu Kalvdans – Sweden Kadambu / Seem Paal – Tamil Bari – Gujarati Recipe – will be posted very shortly. #kharvas #kharwas #colostrummilkpudding #colostrummilk #foodblogger #recipe #winterspecial #Mumbaistreetfood #indiansweets #indiandesserts #Mumbaifood #posu #ginnu #seempaal #colostrum #milkpudding #chik #foodblogfeed #recipedeveloper #instafood #indianrecipes #flavorsofindia

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A sweet that is actually indulging. Get your taste buds tickled by Kharvas King. BADSHAH OF SWEETNESS. #Kharvas #kharvasking #dessert #sweet #colostrum #milkpudding #colostrummilk #healthy #traditionaldessert #nashik

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Milk colostrum pudding! A.K.A. Junnu, Ginnu, Kharvas! . . For those of you who are too urban-chic and don’t know what that is, it is prepared using the colostrum milk that a cow produces for the first few days after it delivers a calf. It is rich in nutrients and absolutely delicious. However, it can’t be consumed unpasteurised or uncooked. . . Prep- The first produce after the new born calf has consumed is diluted with regular whole milk, jaggery, cardamom and pepper powder and steam cooked until firm. Once cooled down to room temperature, chill it in the fridge and gulp it down. . . Fun fact- Junnu at my home doesn’t last for more than a day ???????? . . #milkpudding #colostrummilk #junnu #kharwas #homemade #desserts #desserttable #dessertstagram #dessertstory #dessertrecipe #incredible_india #countrysidelife #countrysideandfarmlife #countryside #mumbaifoodie #gharkakhana #mommadefood #nomnom24x7 #pudding #flan #bakedflan #puddingoats #milkcake #andhrafoodie #dessertmasters #sweetooth #foodgasm #hyderabadfoodie

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  • Interested to know exactly what benefits it would have on adults. I know this is great for babies but I thought that’s as far as it went! Good old Byron Bay!


  • I’ll pass on this – babies need it, not adults.


  • Of course, only in Byron Bay!


  • I only drink milk in my coffee so I wouldn’t have this. Human colostrum is amazing for baby humans, I imagine cow colostrum is amazing for baby cows.


  • At first I thought it was human colostrum. But either way, why??


  • Ummm…. why? And, no thanks. What next?


  • Ummm … no thanks. Not for me ..


  • Ugh no thanks. Wonder if it has been passed by the health department


  • Um, no, I think I will pass.


  • Ew just too weird.


  • No.


  • Isn’t this great free advertising for them! How disgusting, it is clearly too rich for humans and only contributes to weight gain and clogged arteries.


  • Not at all interested in this but I am sure there are people who would be.


  • oh right, I thought it was from a human


  • This is so different to normal cows milk. This is the calves first vital feed, they need this to boost their immune system. I want to know how these cafes are sourcing the colostrum? I’m picturing lots of babies missing out on what is their right to have just for the latest cuckoo fad :(


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