The perfect gift for the cheese lover in your life, this pocket guide includes a brief history of cheese, a primer on the different types of cheese, cheese pairing guides, essential cheese recipes, home cheese-making tips, how to host a cheese tasting, and more.
Alexandra Jones is a Philadelphia-based food writer, home cheesemaking teacher, and advocate for sustainably minded farm and food businesses in Pennsylvania. She has spent the past several years building bridges between cheesemakers, retailers and restaurants throughout the region. She blogs for Foobooz.com, Philadelphia magazine's dining site, and writes about food, farming and urban sustainability for publications like CivilEats.com, Audubon, Edible Philly, and Grid.
"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