Cheese Obsession

Cheese Obsession

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By (author) Georgeanne Brennan, By (photographer) Maren Caruso

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  • Publisher: Weldon Owen
  • Format: Paperback | 223 pages
  • Dimensions: 183mm x 241mm x 25mm | 885g
  • Publication date: 5 February 2013
  • ISBN 10: 1616284986
  • ISBN 13: 9781616284985
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, frontispiece
  • Sales rank: 1,206,828

Product description

Packed with information and inspiration, this cookbook takes an authoritative look at cheese, acting as both a comprehensive cookbook as well as a helpful primer on the subject. From key types of cheeses and main regions, to tips on pairing cheese with wine and beer and creating the perfect cheese plate for any occasion, to enticing cheese-centric recipes, organized by course, this is the ultimate resource for any cheese lover who is looking for great ways to showcase this favorite food through delicious dishes. With an engaging personal narrative and gorgeous lifestyle photographs, this is an indispensable guide for anyone who is looking for ideas for serving and cooking with cheese. Organized by course, this book includes more than 100 luscious recipes for sweet and savory dishes that showcase cheese. Classic favorites are here, from mac and cheese and fondue to enchiladas and burgers. You ll also discover contemporary dishes like fried pecorino with stonefruit salsa, roast chicken stuffed with Gruyere, over-roasted endive with Saint-Marcellin, and tangy plum tart spiked with ginger and chevre. In addition, you ll find helpful tips on pairing cheese with wine or beer, putting together a perfect cheese plate, and a comprehensive guide to cheeses from around the globe as well as artisanal varieties in North America. Celebrated author and cheese aficionado Georgeanne Brennan s wonderful narrative runs throughout the book, bringing the recipes and cook s lifestyle to life.

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An award-winning writer and teacher, Georgeanne Brennan has divided her time between her farms in Haute-Provence and Northern California for nearly 40 years. She is the author of numerous cookbooks for Williams-Sonoma, among dozens of other cooking and gardening titles, and has also published a memoir called A Pig in Provence. In addition to her books, Brennan writes regular features for newspapers and magazines and offers cooking workshops in California and France. She first learned about cheese in the 1970s, when she purchased her farmhouse in Provence, and soon found herself raising goats, making cheese from their milk, and selling her handcrafted chevre at local outdoor markets.