Nothing beats a plate of cheese and bread and a glass of wine. In this approachable book, cheese and wine expert and award-winning author Fiona Beckett guides you through the types, uses and versatility of cheese. The Wonderful World of Cheese introduces you to the types of cheese and explains why they vary so greatly, then you can better understand how to match them with all manner of drinks, from wine, port, cider and beer, to spirits and soft drinks. Entertaining with Cheese reveals the perfect way to put together cheese boards and individual cheese plates, and new ways of throwing a wine and cheese party. Turn your hand to more than 40 Recipes such as Extra Crispy Macaroni Cheese, and Leek and Blue Cheese Quiche. With Cheese Know-how, you'll discover how to shop for cheese and how best to store and serve it.
Fiona Beckett is an award-winning journalist who has been voted Food Journalist of the Year by the prestigious Guild of Food Writers. She has written for many well-known food and drink magazines and national newspapers, including The Times, the Guardian, and the Daily Telegraph. She is a contributing editor to the renowned wine magazine Decanter and has her own food and drink matching website, www.matchingfoodandwine.com. Her previous books include Cheese: Discovering, Exploring, Enjoying and Food, Wine, & Friends, both published by Ryland Peters & Small.