Cheesemonger : a life on the wedge (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Cheesemonger : a life on the wedge

Author: Gordon Edgar
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edgar bluffed his way into his cheese job knowing almost nothing, but quickly discovered a whole world of amazing artisan cheeses. There he developed a deep understanding and respect for the styles, producers, animals, and techniques that go into making great cheese.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Edgar
ISBN: 9781603582377 1603582371
OCLC Number: 948654938
Description: xiii, 236 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Cheese dreams, cheese nightmares 2. Becoming a cheesemonger3. Grass, farmland, and where my cheese love story begins4. Herd animals, farmers, foodies, and co-op workers 5. The milk of human neurosis 6. Cheese culture, punk subculture, and Reagan cheese 7. Rennet, what's in it?8. Salt in the wounds9. Mold, secondary cultures, and cheese with stuff in it 10. None of us is getting any younger, especially not the cheese11. What did I buy into?12. Terroir, trucking, and knowing your place13. Withstanding the cuts of a thousand cheese knives14. The salesman smiled, the salesman lied 15. It's not what we eat, it's that we eat
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Edgar bluffed his way into his cheese job knowing almost nothing, but quickly discovered a whole world of amazing artisan cheeses. There he developed a deep understanding and respect for the styles, producers, animals, and techniques that go into making great cheese.

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Publishers Weekly-Beginning with the Antique Gruyere that awoke his sleeping palate to the wonders and possibilities of cheese, professional cheesemonger Edgar recounts the path that landed him Read more...

 
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