It’s hard to think of a more universally beloved food than cheese. But there’s so much more to learn and enjoy beyond the plastic-wrapped blocks from the grocery store. Within the pages of this pocket-sized guide, you’ll find information, how-tos, and trivia for cheese lovers of all levels. Casual cheese eaters and connoisseurs alike will learn about
• How Cheese Is Made
• Why Some Cheeses Melt Differently
• How to Build a Festive Cheese Board for Entertaining
• Pairing Cheese with Wine and Beer
• How to Make Cheese at Home
Plus an illustrated guide to cheese gadgets, terms every cheese lover should know, how to host a cheese tasting, how to make the ultimate grilled cheese, and much more!
Series Overview: Each volume in the Stuff series tells you everything you should know to navigate life’s key topics, trends, and milestones. From telling jokes, cooking vegetarian, or tending a garden to getting through college, planning a wedding, or becoming a grandparent, you’ll find all the answers in this concise but comprehensive pocket-sized package.
Alexandra Jones is a writer, cheesemonger, and cheese educator based in Philadelphia.
She writes about food and farming for the James Beard Foundation and publications like USA Today, Food & Wine, the Counter, Civil Eats, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Alexandra is also one-third of Collective Creamery, a women-powered artisan cheese subscription and podcast.