Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021



Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life: Creative Gatherings and Self-Care with the Cheese By Numbers Method


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

A how-to guide for crafting beautiful and delicious cheese boards for entertaining and self-care, from the creator of the Cheese by Numbers method and the Instagram phenomenon That Cheese Plate. "Marissa Mullen takes the guesswork out of the coolest, most solid thing to bring to any party or potluck: the cheese platter."--Rachael Ray With her gorgeous, showstopping cheese boards, Marissa Mullen takes cheese to a whole new level. Her simple, step-by-step Cheese by Numbers method breaks the cheese plate down into its basic components--cheese, meat, produce, crunch, dip, garnish--allowing you to create stunning spreads for any occasion.   This beautifully designed book goes beyond preparation techniques. According to Mullen, cheese plates can be an important form of artistic self-care, like flower arranging or meditative coloring books--but you can eat the results!  That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life  celebrates the ways in which cheese brings people together, and how crafting a cheese plate can be a calming, creativity-bolstering act.   With fifty exquisite, easy-to-make cheese plates for all dietary preferences, this book will teach you how to relax, enjoy, and indulge-- to find your cheesy bliss.

  • Author: Marissa Mullen
  • Publisher: The Dial Press; Illustrated edition (May 12, 2020)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-0593157596
  • Dimensions: 6.79 x 0.94 x 8.26 inches

                 

2. Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

With little skill, surprisingly few ingredients, and even the most unsophisticated of ice-cream makers, you can make the scrumptious ice creams that have made Ben & Jerry's an American legend. Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book tells fans the story behind the company and the two men who built it-from their first meeting in 7th-grade gym class (they were already the two widest kids on the field) to their "graduation" from a $5.00 ice-cream-making correspondence course to their first ice-cream shop in a renovated gas station. But the best part comes next. Dastardly Mash, featuring nuts, raisins, and hunks of chocolate. The celebrated Heath Bar Crunch. New York Super Fudge Chunk. Oreo Mint. In addition to Ben & Jerry's 11 greatest hits, here are recipes for ice creams made with fresh fruit, with chocolate, with candies and cookies, and recipes for sorbets, sundaes, and baked goods. The 90-plus authentic recipes are spiced with Lyn Severance's bright, quirky, full-color illustrations.

  • Author: Ben Cohen
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company (January 5, 1987)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Beverages & Wine
  • ISBN: 978-0894803123
  • Dimensions: 7 x 0.44 x 7.75 inches

                 

3. Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Book


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

A collection of delicious and flavorful frozen treats made from simple, natural ingredients easily found in most pantries from Brooklyn’s beloved and wildly popular ice cream emporium. The Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Book includes ice cream recipes for every palate and season, from beloved favorites like Vanilla to adventurous treats inspired by a host of international culinary influences, such as Masala Chai with Black Peppercorns and Apple Crumble with Calvados and Crème Fraîche. Each recipe—from the classic to the unexpected, from the simple to the advanced—features intense natural flavors, low sugar, and the best ingredients available. Determined to revive traditional ice cream making using only whole ingredients sourced from the finest small producers, Ben, Pete, and Laura opened their ice cream business in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, with little more than a pair of buttercup yellow trucks. In less than a decade, they’ve become a nationally recognized name while remaining steadfast to their commitment of bringing ice cream back to the basics: creating rich flavors using real ingredients. Richly illustrated, told in a whimsical style, and filled with invaluable, easy-to-follow techniques and tips for making old-fashioned ice cream at home, The Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Book includes captivating stories—and an explanation of the basic science behind these delicious creations. Enjoy these irresistible artisanal delights anytime— The Van Leeuwen Ice Cream Book shows you how.

  • Author: Olga Massov
  • Publisher: Ecco (June 16, 2015)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Cookbooks, Food & Wine

                 

4. The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated: 200 Recipes for Ice Creams, Sorbets, Gelatos, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments [A Cookbook]


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

A revised and updated edition of the best-selling ice cream book, featuring a dozen new recipes, a fresh design, and all-new photography. This comprehensive collection of homemade ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, granitas, and accompaniments from New York Times best-selling cookbook author and blogger David Lebovitz emphasizes classic and sophisticated flavors alongside a bountiful helping of personality and proven technique. David's frozen favorites range from classic (Chocolate-Peanut Butter) to comforting (S'mores Ice Cream) and contemporary (Lavender-Honey) to cutting-edge (Labneh Ice Cream with Pistachio-Sesame Brittle). Also appearing is a brand new selection of frozen cocktails, including a Negroni Slush and Spritz Sorbet, and an indulgent series of sauces, toppings, and mix-ins to turn a simple treat into a perfect scoop of delight.

  • Author: David Lebovitz
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press; Revised edition (March 27, 2018)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-0399580314
  • Dimensions: 8.25 x 1 x 10.35 inches

                 

5. Milk Street Fast and Slow: Instant Pot Cooking at the Speed You Need


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

Cook it fast or cook it slow: 150 flexible, flavorful Instant Pot and multicooker recipes designed for your schedule, from the James Beard Award-winning team at Milk Street. Instant Pots and other multicookers can transform your routine, turning day-long simmers and braises into quick dishes that are achievable even on a busy weeknight. But did you know that the same pot is also a top-notch slow cooker, delivering make-ahead flexibility? Milk Street Fast and Slow shows you how to make the most of your multicooker's unique capabilities with a host of one-pot recipes that show how to prepare the same dish two ways. For the quickest meals, use the pressure cooker setting to cut down on cooking time. And if you prefer the flexibility of a slow cooker, you can start your cooking hours ahead. Tantalize your taste buds and change the way you cook with this mouthwatering menu: Vegetables shine on center stage in dozens of hearty vegetarian mains and sides like Potato and Green Pea Curry and Eggplant, Tomato, and Chickpea Tagine . From Risotto with Sausage and Arugula to steel-cut oats and polenta, get slow-cooking grains on the table fast -- no standing and stirring required. Beans cooked from scratch now join the weeknight lineup. Skip the overnight soak and load up on flavor in dishes like Black Beans with Bacon and Tequila . One-pot pastas mean more flavor and less cleanup. Cook Lemony Orzo with Chicken and Arugula right in the sauce -- no boiling, no draining, no problem. Cook chicken with a new world of flavor, from Chicken in Green Mole to Chicken Soup with Bok Choy and Ginger . Transform tough cuts of pork into everyday ingredients -- from Filipino Pork Shoulder Adobo and Hoisin-Glazed Baby Back Ribs to Carnitas with Pickled Red Onions . Make beef affordable by coaxing cheap (but flavorful) cuts to tenderness. Even all-day pot roasts and Short Rib Ragu become Tuesday night-friendly with little hands-on effort. These dishes take advantage of the Milk Street approach to cooking: fresh flavor combinations and innovative techniques from around the world. In these pages, you'll find a compelling new approach to pressure cooking and slow cooking every day. Praise for Christopher Kimball's Milk Street: "Kimball is nothing if not an obsessive tester, so every recipe has an implicit guarantee . . . Scanning the streamlined but explicit instructions, you think: easy, quick, works, boom." -- The Atlantic

  • Author: Christopher Kimball
  • Publisher: Voracious; Illustrated edition (April 7, 2020)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Regional & International
  • ISBN: 978-0316423076
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 1.05 x 10.75 inches

                 



6. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

“Ice cream perfection in a word: Jeni’s.” – Washington Post James Beard Award Winner: Best Baking and Dessert Book of 2011! At last, addictive flavors, and a breakthrough method for making creamy, scoopable ice cream at home, from the proprietor of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, whose artisanal scooperies in Ohio are nationally acclaimed. Now, with her debut cookbook, Jeni Britton Bauer is on a mission to help foodies create perfect ice creams, yogurts, and sorbets―ones that are every bit as perfect as hers―in their own kitchens. Frustrated by icy and crumbly homemade ice cream, Bauer invested in a $50 ice cream maker and proceeded to test and retest recipes until she devised a formula to make creamy, sturdy, lickable ice cream at home. Filled with irresistible color photographs, this delightful cookbook contains 100 of Jeni’s jaw-droppingly delicious signature recipes―from her Goat Cheese with Roasted Cherries to her Queen City Cayenne to her Bourbon with Toasted Buttered Pecans. Fans of easy-to-prepare desserts with star quality will scoop this book up. How cool is that?

  • Author: Jeni Britton Bauer
  • Publisher: Artisan; Illustrated edition (June 15, 2011)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-1579654368
  • Dimensions: 7.31 x 0.75 x 9.56 inches

                 

7. The Best Ice Cream Maker Cookbook Ever


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

Choice is what it's all about: Choosing your favorite flavor, favorite topping or swirl-in, favorite frozen dessert. For no matter what kind of ice cream maker you own -- an inexpensive canister or a top-of-the-line electric freezer -- there's an extra special treat here for you. Exciting flavors include an assortment of vanillas of varying degrees of richness, several great chocolates, Butter Pecan, Sensational Strawberry, Peaches 'n' Cream, Utterly Peanut Butter and Double Ginger to mention only a sampling. For an extra flourish, there's a collection of ice creams with add-ons -- swirls and twirls, sauces and toppings. There is even an entire chapter of great reduced-fat light ice creams and nonfat frozen yogurts with names like Creamy Banana, Cappuccino, Date Rum and Maple Crunch. Many completely fat-free frozen delights are covered in the chapter called "Sorbets, Granitas and Other Ices." Enticing and refreshing, they come in flavors such as Kiwi-Lime, Mango Margarita, Spiced Rasberry and Strawberry Daquiri. And for showstopping, truly fabulous desserts, made completely in advance, turn to the last chapter, which contains ice cream cakes, pies and other frozen desserts.

  • Author: John Boswell
  • Publisher: HarperCollins e-books; 1st edition (June 30, 2010)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Beverages & Wine

                 

8. The Ultimate Ice Cream Book: Over 500 Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, (Ultimate Cookbooks)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

The Ultimate Ice Cream Book contains enough recipes to fill your summer days with delicious frozen desserts -- but after acquainting yourself with this book's hundreds of tempting concoctions, you'll want to use it every day of the year. With over 500 recipes, author Bruce Weinstein has put together the most comprehensive cookbook of its kind, covering just about every conceivable flavor of ice cream, sorbet, and granita; dozens of different recipes for shakes, malts, and other cold drinks; how to make your own ice cream cones; and toppings galore. If you ever worried that you might not get full use out of your ice-cream maker, cast your doubts aside. Ice cream recipes feature such unusual flavors as lavender, chestnut, rhubarb, and Earl Grey tea. Even Weinstein's vanilla ice cream is anything but plain, with variations like Vanilla Crunch, Vanilla Rose, and Vanilla Cracker Jack. There is also a plethora of light, refreshing recipes for sorbets and granitas, with flavors like Apple Chardonnay, Coconut, and Kiwi. Top everything off with the author's recipes forhomemade sauces. Whether it's a special event or a midnight snack, The Ultimate Ice Cream Book has what you need to make any occasion a little sweeter.

  • Author: Bruce Weinstein
  • Publisher: HarperCollins e-books; 1st edition (October 13, 2009)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Cookbooks, Food & Wine

                 

9. Old-Fashioned Homemade Ice Cream: With 58 Original Recipes


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

I scream, you scream. we all scream for ice cream. It may be just a child's singsong verse, but there is an element of truth about it. Who do you know who doesn't like ice cream? Especially rich, creamy, old-fashioned, homemade ice cream. In this complete and easy-to-follow guide, ice cream aficionado and author Thomas Quinn provides instructions and helpful advice for making your own delectable ice cream in both hand-cranked and electric freezers. He gives a lighthearted history of ice cream, then discusses in detail the ingredients, the freezing process, materials, and equipment and what might be wrong if your ice cream flops. The whole family will enjoy making and eating this delicious old-fashioned treat. In Old-Fashioned Homemade Ice Cream, Mr. Quinn provides 58 original ice cream recipes. You'll be able to make more flavors than your favorite ice cream parlor. Here's a small sampling of the mouth-watering fare: Mexican Spiced Chocolate; Walnut Praline; Chunky Apple Rum; Orange Blossom; Peanut Butter Chip; Amaretto; Two Berry; Rocky Road; Pistachio Nut Pudding; White Licorice; Sweet German Chocolate; and Eggnog. There are 14 different chocolate ice cream recipes and five vanillas, plus recipes for toppings and sauces. Each recipe has been thoroughly researched and tested to ensure perfect, rich, creamy ice cream every time. Anyone who wishes to rediscover the good old days of homemade ice cream will want to have this informative, recipe-rich guide to ice cream making.

  • Author: Thomas R. Quinn
  • Publisher: Dover Publications; First Edition (May 1, 1984)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-0486244952
  • Dimensions: 8.25 x 0.13 x 11 inches

                 

10. Grilled Cheese Kitchen: Bread + Cheese + Everything in Between (Grilled Cheese Cookbooks, Sandwich Recipes, Creative Recipe Books, Gifts for Cooks)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Cheese & Dairy Cooking - August 2021

A mouthwatering cookbook featuring 39 sandwich recipes that go way beyond the ordinary. Melted cheese between slices of toasted bread—the ultimate in comfort food: The classic Mousetrap is dripping with three kinds of cheese. "The Piglet" wows with its thinly sliced ham and sharp cheddar and grilled cheese makes a great breakfast—just add an egg! Heidi Gibson and Nate Pollak show us how to take the classic, cheesy favorite and turn it into true culinary masterpieces with their cookbook Grilled Cheese Kitchen . • Discover nearly 40 unique and delicious recipes that include cheese, bread, and everything in between with tantalizing photographs that bring the words to life • Features 40 additional recipes for great accompaniments and side dishes including hearty soups, many variations of mac and cheese, spicy pickles, and tangy spreads that will keep mealtime interesting and inspiring • Tips on choosing the best bread and cheese as well as techniques for grilling each sandwich at just the right temperature so you get the ideal melty, golden brown results every time Fans of Muffins and Biscuits and The Cheesemonger's Seasons will also enjoy adding Grilled Cheese Kitchen to their cookbook collections. • From beginner to expert, anyone can create a perfect grilled cheese sandwich with the easy-to-follow recipes and inclusive glossary included in this cheesy cookbook. • Enticing recipes include Green Eggs and Ham Grilled Cheese, Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese, Grilled Cheese Birthday Cake, Butternut Squash Soup, Crab Mac, Kale Slaw, and so much more! • Author Heidi Gibson is the winner of seven grilled cheese championships and the co-owner (with husband Nate) of the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen in San Francisco.

  • Author: Heidi Gibson
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books; Illustrated edition (February 16, 2016)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-1452144597
  • Dimensions: 7.75 x 0.75 x 9.25 inches