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Stuff Every Cheese Lover Should Know (Stuff You Should Know #29)

Alexandra Jones


List Price: 9.99*
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This pocket-sized handbook to all things cheese is the perfect gift for artisan cheese lovers, home cheesemakers, and anyone who appreciates a good wedge of cheddar.

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!

Praise For Stuff Every Cheese Lover Should Know (Stuff You Should Know #29)

“Concise yet informative.”—The New York Times

“This tiny book—it’s the size of a classic Moleskine journal—is like a nibble of an artisan bleu, rich and satisfying even in the smallest portion.”—BookPage

“A neat little 144 page hardbound book...a great gift idea for anyone that enjoys cheese.”—Reviews by Rachel

Quirk Books, 9781683692386, 144pp.

Publication Date: October 6, 2020

About the Author

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 TodayFood & Wine, the CounterCivil Eats, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Alexandra is also one-third of Collective Creamery, a women-powered artisan cheese subscription and podcast.