Whether you want to deepen your appreciation and understanding for cheese, produce for your family, or bring artisanal cheeses to market, you won't be disappointed. Home hobbyists and any serious about commercial artisans will find Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking the ultimate key to moving from very basic ideas to creating masterpiece cheeses. Recipe-based cheese-making books alone often fail to cover the science and art of small-scale cheese making for all skill levels: this book packs in some thirty basic recipes with profiles of cheesemakers from around the world, information on home-scale equipment and cheese aging, and more.
The result is a powerful recommendation that goes far beyond recipes alone to delve into the art and science of cheesemaking. Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking is simply superb, and well-nigh flawless. Caldwell's voice comes through so clear, friendly, and free of clinicality.
I have learned so much that I didn't realize I didn't know. In fact, the book is so good I'm a little embarrassed that I didn't even know how badly I needed it, and feel I am a vastly improved master cheesemonger for having been blessed with reading it. Already I see this as the new go-to book for my workshop attendees. Gianaclis Caldwell presents her method of making cheese as an intuitive process, and broaches the truly formidable task of the science of cheese making in an understandable way that only someone that has learned in the classroom and worked in the cheese room can.
The section on surface ripened cheese is especially good since these cheeses are more difficult to ripen. Go out and get this book, if you haven't already. Caldwell's practical and straightforward explanations make this entire book along with its amusing anecdotes a great pleasure to read. She makes it clear that artisan cheesemaking is a serious endeavor; but her light-hearted approach will remove the fear factor and inspire you to make a go of it anyway. And for everyone who just loves to eat fine artisan cheeses, this book will elevate your respect for all that goes into their creation.
Among the recent bounty of books on cheese, this one is a must-have. Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking will be a valuable addition to any home cheesemaker's library. Reading Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking is like taking an advanced cheese making class--not only do we learn how to make cheese at home, we learn the science behind the process, from flocculation to affinage. A must-read for anyone who wants to make cheeses at home.
ForeWord Reviews- "Somewhere between art and science, cheesemaking is not for the faint of heart. Caldwell begins her guide to the enterprise with a great deal of science. An extremely nuanced process becomes friendly through the author's cheery advice and enthusiasm, then the book transitions into recipes that range from simple to quite advanced.
A great guide for beginners and experts alike, Caldwell makes sense of the culture of cheese-making. Between recipes and advice, Caldwell gives credit to other experts in the field, pointing to relevant books, suppliers, and masters of the craft. The book also features a useful glossary of terms, an appendices with a troubleshooting guide, quick reference guide, and resources list. The layout is easy to read and well-organized; pictures illustrate what the end product should look like, a useful referent for those new to the process.
More experienced cheesemakers will find ample difficulty to suit their study. Recipes start with the history of the cheese, then list ingredients, steps, and large-batch guidelines. From equipment to acidity, humidity to storage, Caldwell takes care to make sense of every step and each element. Throughout the process, she offers multiple options for further study and understanding, encouraging her readers to embrace the art, science, and community of cheesemaking. Caldwell's comforting and impassioned talk of cheese will encourage any student willing to take on the adventure of cheesemaking.
Price Foundation, and cheesemaker "Gianaclis Caldwell has poured her generous mind and heart into this book, and reveals the secret life of one of humanity's most delicious foods. Roberts, author of The Atlas of American Artisan Cheese "Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking is a must-have book for the aspiring cheesemaker or cheesemonger. Added to basket. Veggie Lean in Joe Wicks. NOSH for Students.
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The Quick Roasting Tin. Rukmini Iyer. Time to Eat. Nadiya Hussain. With Free Saver Delivery. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Share. Description Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking is the book every cheesemaker will want as their bible to take them from their first, simple cheeses to ultimately creating their own, unique masterpiece cheeses. While there are increasing numbers of books availalbe on making cheese, none approaches the intricacies of the science behend how milk becomes cheese, as well as the intricacies of fermentation, affinage ageing , and considerations for preparing each category of cheese variety in such easy-to-understand detail.
Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking takes a deep look at the history, science, culture, and art of making handmade cheese on a small scale, includes extensive recipes that dictate the hard numbers, but also the concepts behind each style of cheese, including beautiful photographs, profiles of other cheesemakers, a detailed trouble-shooting guide, and an extensive appendix for quick reference in the preparation and the ageing room. About the Author Gianaclis Caldwell has been teaching all levels of cheesemaking for years, as well as speaking and teaching about the business of farmstead cheese, both at her family's licensed cheese dairy, Pholia Farm, and at other venues including the American Dairy Goat Association annual convention, the American Cheese Society Conference and the Mother Earth News fairs.
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