Artisan Cheese Making at Home: Techniques & Recipes for Mastering World-Class Cheeses by Mary Karlin Download (read online) free eBook .pdf.epub.kindle

Artisan Cheese Making at Home: Techniques & Recipes for Mastering World-Class Cheeses

Just a century ago, cheese was still a relatively regional and European phenomenon, and cheese making techniques were limited by climate, geography, and equipment. But modern technology along with the recent artisanal renaissance has opened up the diverse, time-honored, and dynamic world of cheese to enthusiasts willing to take its humble fundamentals—milk, starters, coagu
May

Dec 21, 2013

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it was amazing

I am incredibly excited about this book, and itching to get started experimenting in my kitchen. There are gorgeous photos and fairly clear explanations of pretty much every recipe, as well as an intentional structure to the recipes in order to increase your knowledge and skill as you go (i.e., first there’s fresh cheese you can make to see what curd formation is like, then there’s the creation of cultured products to introduce you to working with cultures, and then basic cheeses made with cultu

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Jordan

Nov 01, 2011

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really liked it

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This book is well researched and thoughtfully laid out. The recipes are excellent but the limitations on milk you can use is sometimes unclear (eg I can only buy pasturized/homogenized milk here in Nevada, and while she recognizes that many people will only have that type of milk on hand she never distinguishes when it is ok and not ok to use homogenized milk). This limitation aside the book is an excellent aide for entering the world of cheesemaking and helps you build new skills with each reci

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