The definitive guide to cooking with cheese, this book offers sweet and savory recipes for every course.
Inspirational and information-packed, Williams-Sonoma Cheese is an indispensable guide to enjoying this versatile and beloved ingredient, in the kitchen and at the table. This title takes an authoritative and personal look at cheese, acting as both a comprehensive cookbook as well as a helpful primer on the subject. This luscious collection, with more than 100 recipes for every course, presents ways to cook with all types of cheese, from rich and creamy to oozy and pungent to nutty and sharp. All the classics are here, like mac and cheese, fondue, enchiladas, and burgers, but you’ll also discover innovative dishes like fried pecorino with stone-fruit salsa, warm squash salad with Teleme and pepitas, roast chicken stuffed with Gruyère, oven-roasted endive with Saint-Marcellin, and plum tart with ginger and chèvre. Descriptions of nearly 150 of the world’s most celebrated varieties, tips on pairing with wine or beer, ideas for putting together the perfect cheese plate, and recipes for sweet and savory accompaniments round out this definitive resource for aficionados seeking new and delicious ways to showcase their favorite food.
Georgeanne Brennan is an award-winning writer and teacher. She divides her time between her home in Provence and her small farm in Northern California. She is the author or co-author of several Williams-Sonoma titles, including Cheese, Essentials of French Cooking, and Essentials of Breakfast & Brunch, among dozens of other cooking and gardening titles, including her memoir, A Pig in Provence. In addition to her books, Brennan is a regular contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle food section and other publications.
Erin Kunkel is an award-winning food and lifestyle photographer who works around the world, and calls the foggy outerlands of San Francisco home. When she's not behind the camera, she can be found gardening, cooking, and dreaming of warm water surf spots.