From 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, this comprehensive book 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 (think mac and cheese and baked brie) to festive feasts fit for holidays and gatherings. This cheese devotee outlines the perfect cheese plate formula and offers inventive yet easy-to-execute beverage pairings, including wine, beer, spirits, and non-alcoholic 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.
Erika Kubick is the creator of the Chicago-based Cheese Sex Death. A former cheesemonger at the acclaimed cheese shop Pastoral, she is a cheese preacher devoted to educating and exciting cheese lovers everywhere. Kubick launched Cheese Sex Death in 2015 as a blog, and has amassed a following of more than 50,000 readers. Cheese Sex Death has since evolved into a cheese advocacy and events company, offering tastings, classes, private parties, merch, and more. Kubick lives in Chicago.
Hardcover, 352 pages, by Erika Kubick, 7 x 9 inches