The Murray's Cheese Handbook

The Murray's Cheese Handbook : A Guide to More Than 300 of the World's Best Cheeses

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Rob Kaufelt, cheese purveyor to American's top restaurants and owner of Murray's Cheese--named the world's best cheese store by "Forbes" magazine--guides us through the bewildering variety of cheeses available today in this entertaining and indispensable guide featuring:
*Descriptions of more than 300 cheeses from across America and around the world, including what to drink with each
*Suggested accompaniments for all the different styles and types of cheeses
*How to arrange cheese plates for dressed-up dinners or casual cheese tastings
*The best cheeses to serve before a meal, with a salad, or for a gooey grilled cheese sandwich
*Must-have lists: The Ten Most Intimidating Cheeses, Sexiest Cheeses, Cheeses to Eat Before You Die
*Answers to the most frequently asked questions about cheese
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Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 93.98 x 215.9 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0767921305
  • 9780767921305
  • 1,276,899

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"I love "Murray's Cheese Handbook". Although Rob makes it fun to learn about cheese, this is a seriously informative book."
--Thomas Keller, chef, The French Laundry and Per Se

"What a great cheese guide book--from one of America's greatest cheese shops!"
--Emeril Lagasse

"What Rob has done at Murray's is unique; he has brought a level of cheese expertise to America that no one else has ever done before."
--Alice Waters, executive chef and owner of Chez Panisse
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About Rob Kaufelt

In 1991, ROB KAUFELT bought the original Murray's Cheese Shop. He has since moved the store (just across the street) and ambitiously expanded it. A nationally recognized cheese expert, Rob has appeared on the Food Network and has been profiled in "The New Yorker." He lives in New York City.
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