From Erika Kubick—lauded cheesemonger and creator of the popular blog Cheese Sex Death—a bible for everything you need to know about cheese.
For many people, the world of artisan cheese is an intriguing but intimidating place. There are so many strange smells, unusual textures, exotic names, and rules for serving. Where should a neophyte begin?
From evangelist cheesemonger Erika Kubick, Cheese Sex Death guides readers to become confident connoisseurs and worshippers of Cheesus. A preacher of the curd word, Kubick provides the Ten Commandments of Cheese, which breaks down this complex world into simplified bites. A welcoming sanctuary devoted to making cheese a daily part of life and gatherings, this book explores the many different styles of cheese by type, profiling commonly found and affordable wedges as well as the more rare and refined of rinds.
Kubick offers divine recipes that cover everything from everyday crowd pleasers to festive feasts fit for holidays and gatherings, such as:
- Garlic-Honey Baked Brie with Rosemary
- Sourdough Toast with Mascarpone, Anchovies, Radish, and Pickled Onions
- Monger’s Mac and Cheese
- Dark Chocolate Goat Cheese Truffles
This cheese devotee outlines the perfect cheese plate formula and offers inventive yet easy-to-execute beverage pairings, including wine, beer, spirits, and nonalcoholic drinks. These heavenly spreads and recipes wring maximum indulgence out of minimal effort and expense.
Filled with seductive photography and audacious prose, Cheese Sex Death is a delightfully approachable guide to artisan cheese that will make just about anyone worship at the altar of Cheesus.
“For your cheese-loving friends who are eager to learn more, you can’t do better than Cheese Sex Death: A Bible for the Cheese Obsessed. . . It’s a striking book [and] you’ll get benchmark cheese information, written in a way that’s engaging enough you'll want to devour it from cover to cover."Epicurious