Cheese For Dummies

Cheese For Dummies

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ISBN-13: 9781118145524
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 646,047
File size: 26 MB
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About the Author

culture magazine (www.culturecheesemag.com) covers everything to do with cheese, including travel, pairings, recipes, and DIY cheese.

Laurel Miller is a food and travel writer based in the Western U.S., contributing editor at culture, and culinary educator and owner of The Sustainable Kitchen.

Thalassa Skinner is co-founder of culture and a cheesemonger in Napa Valley, CA, where she is passionately involved with the local cheese, food, wine, and beer scene.

Table of Contents

Foreword xxi

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know Cheese 7

Chapter 1: A Crash Course in Cheese 9

Chapter 2: Tracing Cheese from Farm to Table 17

Chapter 3: A Hard Look at Soft Cheeses 39

Chapter 4: Grate Tastes: Hard Cheeses 59

Part II: Choosing and Serving Cheese 73

Chapter 5: Using the Senses to Taste and Learn about Cheese 75

Chapter 6: Purchasing Pointers 85

Chapter 7: Serving and Storing Cheese 95

Part III: Cheese Around the World 109

Chapter 8: The Americas 111

Chapter 9: The British Isles and Ireland 135

Chapter 10: France 147

Chapter 11: Italy 165

Chapter 12: Spain, Portugal, and Other Mediterranean Countries 179

Chapter 13: The Rest of Europe 197

Chapter 14: Off-the-Map Cheesemaking 213

Part IV: Eating, Drinking, and Cooking with Cheese 229

Chapter 15: Making Cheese the Life of the Party 231

Chapter 16: Having a Drink with Your Cheese 245

Chapter 17: Cooking with Cheese, Pt. 1: Appetizers, Salads, and Sides 263

Chapter 18: Cooking with Cheese, Pt. 2: Main Dishes and Desserts 289

Chapter 19: Making Cheese at Home 317

Part V: The Part of Tens 331

Chapter 20: Ten of the World’s Most Bizarre Cheeses 333

Chapter 21: Ten of America’s Most Influential Artisanal Cheesemakers 339

Chapter 22: Ten Cheese Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss 345

Chapter 23: Ten Cheese Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss 351

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide 357

Index 361

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