American Farmstead Cheese: The Complete Guide to Making and Selling Artisan Cheeses
This comprehensive guide to farmstead cheese explains the diversity of cheeses in terms of historical animal husbandry, pastures, climate, preservation, and transport-all of which still contribute to the uniqueness of farm cheeses today.
You will meet artisan cheesemaker Peter Dixon, who will remind you of the creative spirit of nature as he shares his own process for cheesemaking. Alison Hooper, cofounder of Vermont Butter & Cheese Company, shares her experience-both the mistakes and the successes-to guide you in your own business adventure with cheese. David and Cindy Major, owners of Vermont Shepherd, a sheep dairy and cheese business, tell the story of their farm and business from rocky beginning to successful end.
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American Farmstead CheeseUser Review - heavensvoyager - Overstock.com
This book covers the chemisty composition and management of the process of making cheese. It is invaluable for troubleshooting purposesjust remember NO RECIPES! If recipes are what you need there are ... Read full review
American Farmstead CheeseUser Review - soapkitty - Overstock.com
This is THE book for the dairy that wants to make cheese. The beginning is a wonderful history of cheese taking the reader to a better understanding of cheese creation. It is now required reading for anyone new in the milk parlor! Read full review
The American Experience
The Beginning of All Cheesemaking
The Heart of Cheesemaking
The Eight Basic Steps of Cheesemaking
How It Shapes Cheese Identity
Hazard Analysis Critical Control
Controlling the Initial Chemical