Ricki Carroll, aka "the Cheese Queen," is the author of Home Cheese Making and the coauthor of Say Cheese! She owns and operates New England Cheesemaking Supply Company, an online and catalog company for cheese makers around the world. She is a founding member of the American Cheese Society and the recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award. Carroll has taught home cheese making classes since 1980 and started the home cheese making movement in America. She lives in Ashfield, Massachusetts, and can be found online at cheesemaking.com.
"[Ricki Carroll] has inspired artisans from Lorie to Las Vagas. She's the Billy Graham of Cheese." - Barbara Kingsolver, from Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.
"This book covers everything the novice cheesemaker needs to know about making delicious cheese on the first try" - San Francisco Examiner
"A thorough and practical guide." - Bon Appetit
"A must-read for anyone interested in cheese making!...offering abled cheese makers knowledge to excel at their craft and novices a world of information..." - Jodi Wische, Old Chatham Sheepherding Co.