One food, so many subtleties of taste and texture - cheese has been made for centuries and has been a vital ingredient in the diet of people all over the world. Choosing the right cheese for the right culinary use, however, can be a difficult decision. This extensive guide provides all-important information on what to look for when buying cheese; how to select the ideal cheese for cooking or eating; how to serve it, and how to store it.
A stunning visual directory offers a comprehensive survey of the world's classic and modern cheeses, covering all the major producers, such as France, Italy, England, Denmark, the USA, Australia and New Zealand, as well as the smaller output from countries such as Belgium, Greece, Germany and India. Essential details on each cheese describe its taste, appearance and texture; whether it is pasteurised, unpasteurised or vegetarian; and what it is best used for, be it grilling, baking, grating, sauces or salads. With over 300 wonderful photographs and clear authoritative advice, this classic reference book from one of the world's foremost cheese experts will help you to explore the versatility of this superb ingredient.