A freewheeling and informative guide from Anne Saxelby. Anne was the late owner of Saxelby Cheesemongers in NYC, and was a pioneer in championing fine American cheeses.
This richly illustrated book from lauded cheesemonger Anne Saxelby is perfect for all cheese fans, from newcomers to experts. It will teach you how to make a stylish cheese platter, repurpose nibs and bits of leftover cheese into something delicious, and expand your cheese palate and taste cheeses properly. Alongside the history and fundamentals of cheese-making, you'll even learn why cheese is actually good for you (and doesn't make you fat!), find enlightenment on the great dairy debate—pasteurized versus not pasteurized—and improve your cheese vocabulary with a handy lexicon chart.