by Sasha Davies with David Bleckmann
This book lets you learn to make your own delicious homemade cheese from the masters. This in-depth look at the process of cheese making provides the fundamentals along with behind the scenes insight from over 15 industry experts. This tome covers all the basics you need to get started including ingredients, equipment, taxonomy, techniques, and even the process and how it works. It also includes 16 illustrated, step-by-step recipes to build your skills with a variety of different cheese such as fresh cheese, washed curds, grana-style cheese, blue cheese and even more. In-depth interviews cover everything on how cheese works to how to make it work for you, providing practical know-how on everything from microbiology of cheese to making and selling it. It evens has tips on selecting, handling, storing, tasting and pairing your homemade cheese, ensuring it is presented perfectly rather for home, for sale, or to just enjoy!