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The Definitive Guide to Canadian Artisanal and Fine Cheese - Gurth Pretty

The Definitive Guide to Canadian Artisanal and Fine Cheese

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Published: 5th October 2006
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The most comprehensive guide to Canadian cheeses ever published. Chef Gurth Pretty is Canada's food and beverage ambassador. In his definitive guide, he introduces the country's cheesemakers, describes their cheeses, and provides 30 delicious recipes developed with the cheesemakers themselves. Canada's fine cheeses cross the country -- from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Selections include those produced by David Wood of Salt Spring Island Cheese Company; the raw milk cheeses of La Bergerie aux 4 Vents; Ermite by the monks of Abbaye Saint-BenoŒt-du-Lac; Monforte Dairy's Toscano; and Emanuela Leoni s Leoni-Grana. There is also information provided for: - Storing and serving cheese - Purchasing the featured cheeses - Locating cheese festivals and competitions - Cheese and wine pairings. The varieties include cow, goat and sheep cheeses using raw, thermalized, pasteurized and organic milk. The Definitive Guide to Canadian Artisanal and Fine Cheeses is a cheese lover's delight.02

The most comprehensive guide to Canadian cheeses ever published.

Chef Gurth Pretty is Canada's food and beverage ambassador. In his definitive guide, he introduces the country's cheesemakers, describes their cheeses, and provides 30 delicious recipes developed with the cheesemakers themselves.

Canada's fine cheeses cross the country -- from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Selections include those produced by David Wood of Salt Spring Island Cheese Company; the raw milk cheeses of La Bergerie aux 4 Vents; Ermite by the monks of Abbaye Saint-BenoŒt-du-Lac; Monforte Dairy's Toscano; and Emanuela Leoni s Leoni-Grana.

There is also information provided for:

  • Storing and serving cheese
  • Purchasing the featured cheeses
  • Locating cheese festivals and competitions
  • Cheese and wine pairings.

The varieties include cow, goat and sheep cheeses using raw, thermalized, pasteurized and organic milk. The Definitive Guide to Canadian Artisanal and Fine Cheeses is a cheese lover's delight.

[A] must-read... terrific info on buying, serving and storing cheese... a cheese lover's delight. Readers will find plenty of stimulation in this collection for creating their own little patch of paradise. This book is not titled lightly. Foodies will be enthralled by this chance to discover ... [Canada's] premier artisanal cheesemakers. Explores celebrated public and private gardens...but each example also illustrate the possibilities for...gardeners to apply to their own backyards. An important moment for cheese. -- Eric Akis "Home Style Magazine" (01/01/2007) Beautifully produced [and] detailed. -- Jurgen Gothe "Georgia Straight (Vancouver)" (12/14/2006) A fromage board extraordinaire.... everything you need to know. -- Joanne Sasvari "Amherst Daily News" (12/22/2006) An all-encompassing cookbook... the recipes sound incredibly tasty. -- Angela Murrills "Georgia Straight" (11/30/2006) Follow the tasty trail [Pretty] travelled creating this book.. a delicious range of recipes. -- Eric Akis "Times-Colonist (Victoria, BC)" (01/24/2007) Rural cheesemakers have reported back to [Pretty] tales of tourists turning up on their doorstep with his guide in hand. -- Christopher Waters "The Standard (St. Catharines, ON)" (12/01/2007) The most comprehensive guide to Canadian cheeses ever published. -- Melanie Cummings "Burlington Post" (01/26/2007)

ISBN: 9781552857601
ISBN-10: 1552857603
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 5th October 2006
Publisher: Whitecap Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.78