Synopses & Reviews
Peek behind Philadelphias largest and oldest cheese counter for a lively guide to pairing cheese with everything from beer and cocktails to olives and charcuterie. The stores resident cheese blogger, Madame Fromage, brings to life 170 of the worlds greatest artisan cheeses, drawing on stories and knowledge from the stores third-generation owners.
The book offers 30 recipes, from Cheddar Ale Soup to Rogue River Sushi, along with a dairy lexicon, notes on how to taste cheese, and a variety of themed boards: a Fireside Party, an All-Goat Blow-Out, and a selection of Desk Bento. Beautiful four-color photographs serve to put names with wheels and wedges of cheese.
170 cheeses -old favorites and new- are explained, paired,and devoured in this lively tell-all, from Philadelphia's House of Cheese.
About the Author
is a blogger, novelist, professor of writing, and journalist who runs the blog Madame Fromage. Over the last six years, she has become Philadelphias busiest cheese courtesan, hosting monthly tastings, penning magazine columns about local cheese, and freelancing for the largest cheese counter in Philadelphia, Di Bruno Bros. Their collaboration led to this book, a tasty guide to cheese. She lives in Philadelphia.