Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing, and Enjoying

Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing, and

From the best-selling author of The Cheese Course comes a new guide to enjoying one of the most basic yet sophisticated culinary delights: cheese and wine. Janet Fletcher leads readers on an international tour of 70 cheeses,exploring the best wine pairings and serving suggestions. From Oregon's autumnal Rogue River Blue to aromatic Brind'Amour evocative of the Corsican countryside, cheese lovers will savor the range of textures, flavors, and colors. Featuring mouth-watering color photography and detailed, informative text, this collection of cheeses and the wines that go with them will inspire perfect pairings.

  • Brand: Chronicle Books
  • ASIN: 0811857433

Max McCalman's Wine and Cheese Pairing Swatchbook: 50 Pairings to Delight Your Palate

Max McCalman's Wine and Cheese Pairing Swatchbook: 50 Pairings to Delight Your

From the foremost master of cheese in the country, Max McCalman, comes a practical twist on wine and cheese pairings that includes detailed information about the history, production and unique flavor of fifty of the world’s finest cheeses, as well as the accompanying information about the best wine varietals and vintages to pair them with. The easy-to-navigate swatchbook format fans out to reveal the ideal wine and cheese match for any occasion.

  • Brand: Random House
  • ASIN: 0770433839

Tasting Wine and Cheese: An Insider's Guide to Mastering the Principles of Pairing

Tasting Wine and Cheese: An Insider's Guide to Mastering the Principles of

Broaden your palate and enhance your appreciation for amazingly flavorful combinations with Tasting Wine and Cheese!Is there anything better than a great wine and cheese pairing? For some, it can be challenging.  The good news? Creating a combination that makes your mouth sing is easier than you might think!Based on the curriculum developed teaching over 350 classes and seminars at Formaggio Kitchen, Boston Wine School and other private and corporate events, professional wine and cheese educator Adam Centamore guides you through the world of flavor pairing with an emphasis on understanding and developing your own palate and preferenes.Tasting Wine and Cheese explains how to taste, evaluate and appreciate wine and cheese, helping you learn how 'taste' works, how to think about food and wine in general, and how to bring them together in combinations that will bring a smile to your face! But, learning is only half the fun. Tasting Wine and Cheese accompanies you on a tasty safari into pairing principles through individual chapters that highlight wines and the cheeses that love them. Each chapter (sparkling, white, red and dessert/fortified) presents individual wine types in a clear, informative way that is at once an excellent reference and entertaining. Simply look up the grape you're drinking that night, and a wealth of pairing information is at your fingertips. There's even a chapter on using condiments in your pairings to add another layer of flavor to your combinations. Whether you're looking to broaden your appreciation for gourmet combinations or simply looking for wine& cheese ideas for your next party, you'll find everything that you need in this comprehensive and approachable guide."Adam Centamore is a master at making the perfect wine and cheese match. The interacti [read more]

  • Brand: Centamore Adam
  • ASIN: 1631590677

Composing the Cheese Plate: Recipes, Pairings, and Platings for the Inventive Cheese Course

Composing the Cheese Plate: Recipes, Pairings, and Platings for the Inventive Cheese

A complete introduction to everything you need to know about designing and plating beautiful cheese boards.Cheese need not stand alone! Composing the Cheese Plate isn't just another cheese book -- it's a gateway into the wonderful world of pairing and plating your favorite cheeses with dozens of sweet and savory condiments. Fromager Brian Keyser and pastry chef Leigh Friend provide inventive recipes that go way beyond the average crackers and jam. Instead, think chutneys, pestos, purees, whole grain mustards, fruit curds, nut brittles, pickles, honeys, and more! Included are 70 recipes for cheese accompaniments and the philosophy behind pairing flavors, notes on affinage, seasonality, and presentation, a cheese cutting guide, cheese and condiment pairing guides, and everything you'd ever want to know about cheese so you can create impressive, unique cheese boards for your next party or gathering.

  • Brand: Leigh Friend Brian Keyser
  • ASIN: 0762460008

Cheese & Beer

Cheese & Beer

The booming worlds of artisan cheese and craft beer meet in this first-ever guide, an introduction to two dozen popular craft-beer styles and the cheeses that pair best with them. Gourmand Awards winner---Beer category, USA."Like a lot of cheese experts, I'm convinced that the ultimate companion to cheese is, and always will be, great craft beer. Don't believe me? Try it for yourself. This beautiful, well-researched and tastefully written tome is the perfect accompaniment to your journey. Cheers!"---Greg Koch, CEO & Co-Founder, Stone Brewing Co. / Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens"The rise in cheese connoisseurship has coincided with a delicious growth in quality beer appreciation. Janet draws on her keen palate to describe nuances in the many different beer styles and then recommends great cheese partners for each category. Cheese & Beer is an excellent guide that explains how different beers are crafted and what gives these different types their synergies with superior cheeses."---Max McCalman, author, Mastering CheeseCheese & Beer capitalizes on the rapidly growing audience for craft beer in the U.S. and the enthusiasm these passionate beer fans have for good cheese. Enhanced by the author's reputation as a journalist and cheese authority, the book fills a wide-open niche for consumer guidance in pairing craft beer and cheese.The beer enthusiast who wants to know which cheeses to pair with an IPA, porter or Trappist ale can easily find a recommendation. Each style entry includes:Style Notes: a description of that beer style---what defines it from the brewer's perspective, and what to expect from the beverage in the glass.Beers to Try: Several recommended craft beers in that style, both domestic and imported. Some of the breweries included from across the country are: Boule [read more]

  • ASIN: 1449489591
  • UPC: 050837416444

The Art of the Cheese Plate: Pairings, Recipes, Style, Attitude

The Art of the Cheese Plate: Pairings, Recipes, Style,

This book succeeds by matching some of the world's greatest cheeses with unexpected, seasonally inspired flavors and textures and presents a composed cheese plate as a fun, modern, and accessible option for delicious entertaining. Master delicious, sophisticated entertaining with acclaimed chef-fromager Tia Keenan’s foolproof pairings and quick recipes for elegant cheese plates and inspired accompaniments.  A perfect gift for any host or cheese lover, The Art of the Cheese Plate offers clear directions and expert tips for perfect cheese plates and creative condiments. Composed plates showcase great European and American cheeses and bespoke accompaniments for every occasion. Full provenance information and tasting notes enable the reader to find or substitute the cheeses according to availability, season, and taste. Recipes are quick and simple, utilizing a few key techniques. Delight in each unexpected combination, including Bûcheron with Tandoori Cashews, L’Amuse Gouda Signature with Coffee-Hazelnut Crisps, Marcelli Formaggi Ricotta Pepperoncini with Basil and Preserved Lemon Pesto, and Jasper Hill Creamery Winnimere with Mosto Cotto Glazed Bacon.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0847849821

Wine & Cheese Pairing Guide: Your Exciting Search for Wow! Combinations

Wine & Cheese Pairing Guide: Your Exciting Search for Wow!

Contents Introduction Cheese Basics: Cheeses of the World; History; Cheese Styles; Cheesemaking; Artisan vs. Large Scale Cheesemaking; Buying Cheese; Storing Cheese; Serving Cheese; Tasting Cheese Wine Basics: Wines of the World; History; Wine Categories and Styles; Winemaking; Wine Bottle Labels; Buying Wine; Storing Wine; Serving Wine; Tasting Wine; To Your Good Health Pairing Basics: Your Personal Pleasure is the Goal; Guidelines; Goals; More Tasting Suggestions Pairing Recommendations: Cheese & Wine Pairing Recommendations; Wine & Cheese Pairing Recommendations Journals: "My Favorite Pairings" Journal; "Oops! I Won't Pair These Again" Journal

  • Brand: Brand: Rayve Productions
  • ASIN: 1877810002

The All American Cheese and Wine Book

The All American Cheese and Wine

  • Brand: Brand: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
  • ASIN: 1584791241

Wine, Cheese & Soup: Pairing Menus, Tasting Guides & History Notes for Deliciously Entertaining Feasts

Wine, Cheese & Soup: Pairing Menus, Tasting Guides & History Notes for Deliciously Entertaining

For great entertaining, here's how to pair the right wine with the right cheese - and create entire meals around them! Wine, Cheese & Soup shows you how to pair 10 classic soups with the perfect wine, cheese and accompaniments to dazzle guests all the way from appetizers through dessert. Each menu takes the guesswork out of what to serve. Prep notes and serving tips make it easy to present dishes that look spectacular - and the red wine that makes all those delicious flavors sing. Menu by menu, you'll learn the characteristics of 10 cheeses and 10 red wines. Each menu showcases one cheese and one wine, with dishes chosen to complement those flavors and to show the cheese in a variety of forms (melted, baked, sliced, etc.). For the wines, the focus is on California reds so you'll learn the basic characteristics of varieties like Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Nebbiolo, Malbec, Grenache, and more - plus additional qualities (like boldness) that make the California versions unique. Plus, tasting notes for each type of wine and cheese show you the aromas and flavors to expect, plus the fascinating stories behind them. Savor classic soups like Baked Potato, Avgolemono, Beefy Mushroom, Spicy Pumpkin-Sausage, Tomato-Basil, Onion, Rustic Tortellini, New England Clam Chowder, and more. Discover accompaniments like Chevre-Asparagus Tartlets, Emmental-Apple Cider Fondue, Baked Fontina, and Asiago Cheese Puffs. Plus, mouthwatering desserts: Blackberry Pound Cake with Zinfandel Glaze, Parmesan Cheese Truffles, Cheddar-Apple Galette, Smoked Gouda Puff Pastry Roses, and more. For each, the book provides the URL to find the specific recipes online - or adapt the menu to your own tastes by substituting similar recipes. Brimming with more than 100 gorgeous photographs, Wine, Cheese & Soup also [read more]

  • Brand: Ingramcontent
  • ASIN: 0991059298

Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine

Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to

The best introductory book on wine to come along in years” (The Washington Post) from the creators of the award-winning Red or white? Cabernet or merlot? Light or bold? What to pair with food? Drinking great wine isn’t hard, but finding great wine does require a deeper understanding of the fundamentals.   Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will help you make sense of it all in a unique infographic wine book. Designed by the creators of, which has won Wine Blogger of the Year from the International Wine & Spirits Competition, this book combines sleek, modern information design with data visualization and gives readers pragmatic answers to all their wine questions, including:    •  Detailed taste profiles of popular and under-the-radar wines.    •  A guide to pairing food and wine.    •  A wine-region section with detailed maps.    •  Practical tips and tricks for serving wine.    •  Methods for tasting wine and identifying flavors. Packed with information and encouragement, Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine will empower your decision-making with practical knowledge and give you confidence at the table.

  • Brand: Madeline Puckette Justin Hammack
  • ASIN: 1592408990