"Blessed are the cheesemakers"
~ Monty Python
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Everything for the serious home & artisan cheesemaker.
- Cheesemaking Books
Before you venture into this exciting world of artisan cheesemaking, think about obtaining the right information so your first cheese making experiences are great ones. Making successful batches of artisan cheeses can be quite a challenge without the proper information. I find artisan cheese making to be a cross between baking and cooking. A mix of science & craft and creativity. Below are my top FOUR picks for those who wish to learn the craft of cheese making. They all have great information, trouble shooting help and more. Write me steve(at)thecheesemaker.com if you need to narrow down your book decision and cannot decide.
Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking Comprehensive, well constructed method of explaining the use of inoculants and process. Includes excellent information useful to the seasoned cheese maker, yet the beginner can follow the recipes. This book puts all the various aspects and challenges of cheesemaking together so the reader can decide how much detail is important.
200 Easy Cheese Making Recipes Great book for beginners. Besides including recipes for all popular cheeses, additional recipes include information on how to use cheese in the culinary arts.
The Small-Scale Cheese Business If you're going to start a business making and/or selling cheese, this book comes highly recommended.
The Small-Scale Dairy Starting a small dairy can be challenging, and this books helps start-ups.
The Cheesemakers Manual-by Margaret Morris. Excellent resourse for information on cheese making, inoculants, troubleshooting. Includes well thought out recipes for making many cheeses.
Artisan Cheese Making at Home Troubleshooting, reference and recipes which include using popular food items in the cheese making recipes.
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