Cheese making is an art and an absorbing pastime. Geared to the hobbyist, this book will turn anyone into a cheese artist. Most of the equipment you need is already in your kitchen, and with investing more patience than cash, your cheeses will far surpass their commercial counterparts in flavor and freshness.
This hardcover guide is full of mouth-watering and inspiring photographs and full-color illustrations, along with step-by-step instructions on how to make cheese. Delicious recipes for many different soft, molded, and aged cheeses will tempt the most discerning of cheese connoisseurs, and shares the secrets of famous cheese makers through history.
Also included in Making Artisan Cheese, readers will find “What can go wrong” tips to help avoid cheese making pitfalls, and profiles of master cheese makers who share professional tips and advice. Since half the pleasure of making cheese is eating it and serving it to friends and family, readers will also find tips on discovering the best fruits, breads, nuts, wine, and beer to complement every kind of cheese, and how to present, serve, and properly store your cheeses.
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About the Author
Tim Smith is a cheese authority and international cheese buyer who lives and writes in Cincinnati, Ohio.