Cheese Making At Home
From being wine’s quintessential sidekick to adding the perfect flavoring to an entrée to providing rich, nuanced flavor when eaten alone—cheese pretty much does it all. And the latest trend to hit the creative kitchen of late? None other than artisan cheese making. Mary Karlin’s book Artisan Cheese Making at Home gives cheese lovers and do-it-yourselfers easy-to-follow instructions for crafting delicious artisan cheeses from mascarpone and ricotta to taleggio and blue gouda. Karlin also includes more than 80 recipes that spotlight cheese as the star ingredient, including Smoked Mozzarella-Eggplant Fritters, Bocconcini and Roasted Tomato Pasta Salad and Manchego and Saffron Flan. Just think how impressed your guests will be when you tell them you made the cheese yourself! Artisan Cheese Making at Home by Mary Karlin is available in book stores and online for $30.