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Cheese and culture

Paul Kindstedt

Cheese and culture

a history of cheese and its place in western civilization

by Paul Kindstedt

  • 70 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea Green Pub. in White River Junction, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cheese,
  • Cheesemaking,
  • COOKING / History,
  • Cooking (Cheese),
  • Cheese industry,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food,
  • Western Civilization,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Kindstedt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF270.4 .K56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25122027M
    ISBN 109781603584111, 9781603584128
    LC Control Number2011047819

    Now, there’s a whole lot that goes into making the perfect wheel of cheese, of which cheese cultures take center spot. Until recently, a crucial part of getting a great, tasty cheese meant having all the right ingredients and conditions necessary to nurture your own cultures, or to have had an established one shared with you to use. Overflowing with signature recipes, mouthwatering photos, and tons of personality, this book showcases a young gastronome's pursuit of pleasure through artisanal food. Jason Sobocinski, host ot the Cooking Channel's The Big Cheese, here introduces the meals served at his landmark.

      Anthropologist Heather Paxson’s excellent new book, The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America explores the microbiopolitics of cheese production and the macropolitics of culture Author: Christina Agapakis.   “The Life of Cheese is one way to better understand that food is never just a thing to put in your mouth.”—Scientific American“Both scholarly and accessible, the book profiles people who make cheese and delves into the science, art, politics, and culture, as it were, of these artisan products.”—Boston Globe Book Section.

      Macaroni and cheese has been served as long as there has been a United States of America, but in a 20th-century economy driven by convenience packaging and . Cheese making is an ancient process of culturing milk. While it is possible to make cheese without a cheese culture (take these acid cheeses for instance), using a cheese culture helps good bacteria in the milk flourish and leads to a more fully developed flavor in the final cheese.. When diving into cheese making for the first time, you may be overwhelmed by the variety of cheese cultures to.


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Cheese and Culture is the most comprehensive cheese book ever written by an American, a great addition to our collective cheese library."--Gordon Edgar, cheese buyer, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, San Francisco, and author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the WedgeCited by: 7.

Cheese and Culture is a book about the history of cheese in the West. The overall tone of the book is a little dry (I know) and it reads like someones thesis.

However, I like cheese so I stuck it out. The first part has a bizarre amount of biblical references. Probably because there werent many written texts from that time so thats all Kindstedt had/5(33). Cheese and Culture is the most comprehensive cheese book ever written by an American, a great addition to our Cheese and culture book cheese library." --Gordon Edgar, cheese buyer, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, San Francisco, and author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge/5(49).

Cheese and Culture is the most comprehensive cheese book ever written by an American, a great addition to our collective cheese library." Cheese and Culture is essential reading for anyone who loves cheese and, equally, cares about the future of food itself."Author: Paul Kindstedt.

Cheese and Culture is the most comprehensive cheese book ever written by an American, a great addition to our collective cheese library."--Gordon Edgar, cheese buyer, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, San Francisco, and author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge Library Journal/5(). Cheese and Culture embarks on a journey that begins in the Neolithic Age and winds its way through the ensuing centuries to the present.5/5(1).

Cheese and Culture embarks on a journey that begins in the Neolithic Age and winds its way through the ensuing centuries to the present. Heather Paxson’s book does a great job of looking into the artisanal ‘slow’ food culture that has been steadily growing in the United States.

The book evidently focuses on the cheese making aspect of this subculture, while also going into the particulars of the various kinds of dairy farming involved/5(3). “ Cheese and Culture ” is billed as a history of cheese, which doesn’t really do the book justice.

Kindstedt gives ample context for each development. The star dairy product will disappear for. Book Giveaway: Cheese and Culture by Daisy If you are a cheese scholar, you will already have this book on your wish list: Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and Its Place in Western Civilization, by Paul S.

Kindstedt, professor of food science in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Vermont. Heather Paxson’s book does a great job of looking into the artisanal ‘slow’ food culture that has been steadily growing in the United States.

The book evidently focuses on the cheese making aspect of this subculture, while also going into the particulars of the various kinds of dairy farming by:   Kindstedt’s is a book written with scholarly rigor; yet, that detail-laden precision also makes it palatable for foodies curious about how and why food choices, production, and tastes have emerged over centuries—the person jazzed to learn, for example, that “Grated cheese seems to have occupied a special place in Greek culture 5/5.

Cheese and Culture embarks on a journey that begins in the Neolithic Age and winds its way through the ensuing centuries to the : Paul Kindstedt.

CHEESEMAKING from Cultures for Health 13 | P a g e Cheese Introduction What is cheese. heese is a preserved form of milk made by using live cultures to transform the milk through chemical process, and then by the coagulation, pressing, and salting of the milk protein casein.

Cheese is popular for its versatility, longevity, portability, and. Cheese and Culture is the most comprehensive cheese book ever written by an American, a great addition to our collective cheese library." --Gordon Edgar, cheese buyer, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, San Francisco, and author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge, "Paul Kindstedt has fashioned a remarkable book about one of humankind's most distinctive foods.

The Cheese and the Worms (Italian: Il formaggio e i vermi) is a scholarly work by the Italian historian Carlo book is a notable example of cultural history, the history of mentalities and microhistory. It is "probably the most popular and widely read work of microhistory".

The study examines the unique religious beliefs and cosmology of Menocchio (–), also known as Author: Carlo Ginzburg. 'Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and Its Place in Western Civilization' By Paul S. Kindstedt. Chelsea Green, pp., $ Starter Cultures for Cheese Making.

When making cheese, starter cultures are used to ripen the milk. Small culture packs are pre-measured and easy to use. Large culture packs offer more complex customizations for artisanal and hobbyist cheese makers alike. ‘Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and Its Place in Western Civilization’ “Cheese and Culture” is billed as a history of cheese, which doesn’t really do the book justice.

Dr. Neal Barnard Presents A Case Against Cheese In New Book: Cosmos And Culture Physician Neal Barnard argues that cheese is unhealthy and addictive. Anthropologist Barbara J. King takes a. culture magazine () covers everything to do with cheese, including travel, pairings, recipes, and DIY cheese.

Laurel Miller is a food and travel writer based in the Western U.S., contributing editor at culture, and culinary educator and owner of The Sustainable Kitchen. Thalassa Skinner is co-founder of culture and a cheesemonger in Napa Valley, CA, where Brand: Wiley.“This beautifully written and inspiring book is calling for nothing short of a revolution of cheesemaking and cheese culture.

Bronwen and Francis Percival movingly remind us that real cheese is a living embodiment of the landscapes, soils, bacteria, grasses, native-breed cows, and cultural traditions that form its backstory/5(20).Get this from a library!

Cheese and culture: a history of cheese and its place in western civilization. [Paul Kindstedt] -- "Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheesemaker throughout world history and by understanding a few basic principles of cheese .