Cheesemaking

The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti

The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Pi

In Michael Paterniti’s The Telling Room, he first encounters Páramo de Guzman while working in a deli after graduate school in the early 1990s. At $22 a pound he wasn’t going to taste it, but he wanted to know its story.

The Year of the Goat: 40,000 Miles and the Quest for the Perfect Cheese

By Margaret Hathaway

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From Maine to Arizona and back again, Margaret and Karl and their dog, Godfrey, travel across America, visiting dairy farms and goat meat ranches. They meet a colorful cast of farmers, cheese makers, breeders, and chefs. They sample cheese from all over the country, learn how to make goat cheese themselves, keep a farm, care for the animals, and learn the protocols of participating in festivals and auctions. Once again back in Maine, they have a goat-themed wedding, and go on to purchase ten acres of pasture and their own herd of goats.

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The Mammoth Cheese

By Sheri Holman

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The small Virginia town of Three Chimneys is home to not only the record setting birth of eleven siblings, but also a replica of a giant cheese once made for Thomas Jefferson, which the townspeople are trying to take to Washington D.C.
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