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. The Cheese Lover's Cookbook and Guide : Over 150 Recipes With Instruction on How to Buy, Store, and Serve All Your Favorite Cheeses
Paula Lambert

0684863189
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Format: Hardcover, 384pp.
ISBN: 0684863189
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pub. Date: November 2000

Dimensions (in inches): 1.12 x 9.54 x 7.65
Item No: 0684863189

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Paula Lambert is a godsend to cheese lovers everywhere. She so yearned for delicious cheese that she built her own factory, the Mozzarella Company, in Dallas, Texas. The Cheese Lover's Cookbook and Guide is her indispensable resource on buying, storing, cooking, and serving cheese, and even making your own cheese at home. In more than 150 recipes, Lambert presents a down-to-earth approach to cooking with many varieties, whether it's Gruyère, Camembert, or just tried-and-true Cheddar. Learn to put the cheeses you love into every meal, from appetizers like a Savory Herbed Cheesecake to such desserts as an Orange-Ricotta Almond Tart.

With so many wonderful cheeses available, it can be difficult to choose among them. To help navigate this abundance of riches, The Cheese Lover's Cookbook and Guide contains descriptions of a hundred cheeses by taste, texture, country of origin, and type of milk used to make them, as well as suggestions on selecting cheeses and putting together a cheese course when entertaining.

Reflecting various influences -- Southern, Mexican, Southwestern, and Italian -- The Cheese Lover's Cookbook and Guide is at once international and familiar, and always full of flavor. Because Lambert is a cheesemaker, she is not afraid to experiment in the kitchen, and she shares her delicious results. From the bold and unusual Artichoke, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Spring Rolls to the delicious and traditional Fettuccine ai Quattro Formaggi, cheese is the main focus in each of these artfully creative recipes. She also includes recipes for courageous and unintimidated cooks to make their own Crème Fraîche, Fresh Cream Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Mascarpone, Ricotta, Queso Blanco, and Aged Tomme at home.

For home chefs and anyone interested in learning more about the delicious world of cheese, The Cheese Lover's Cookbook and Guide is ideal. Every cheese lover will be thrilled with the mouth-watering results.

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About the Author
Paula Lambert is the owner of the Mozzarella Company, which produces and sells thirty-five different types of handcrafted cheeses throughout the United States and has received seventy-one awards for taste and consistency. Lambert has been honored by Who's Who in Food and Wine in Texas, and the James Beard Foundation's Who's WHo in Food and Beverage in America, and is the President of the International Association of Culinary Professionals for 2000. She lives in Dallas with her husband, Jim, who loves cheese almost as much as she does.

 

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Table of Contents
Why My Book Is Like It Is11
The Story of the Mozzarella Company13
Introduction
What Is Cheese?17
The New Popularity of Cheese19
How Cheese Is Made22
Cheese and Nutrition
Nutrients in Cheese23
Fats in Cheese26
Lactose Intolerance28
The World of Cheese:
Cheese Types and Characteristics
What to Look For When You're Buying Cheese45
How Much Cheese to Buy48
How Many Different Cheeses to Buy48
Storing Cheese49
Cooking With Cheese:Troubleshooting53
Serving Cheese57
How To Cut Cheese57
How To Display Cheeses on a Tray58
Arranging Cheeses for Serving58
Serving Temperature for Cheese58
Accompaniments for Cheese59
Garnishes for Cheese59
Breads and Crackers for Serving Cheese60
Cheese Serving Utensils60
Making Cheese At Home63
Basic Recipies79
Appetizers85
Salads125
Soups145
Pasta and Grains159
Brunch183
Lunch199
Vegetables239
Fish, Poultry, and Meat261
Breads287
Desserts301
The Cheese Course339
Pairing Wine and Cheese345
Cheese Tables349
Glossary365
Bibliography367
Sources371
Acknowledgements375
Index377





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