A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isles-9781788161176

A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isles

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Author(s): Palmer, Ned,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 01/10/2020,
Pagination: 384 pages, 1 Maps,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Profile Books Ltd,
Published By: Profile Books Ltd,
Book Classification: British & Irish history, Food & society
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781788161176

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Shortlisted for the Andre Simon Food and Drink Book Awards for 2019

Every cheese tells a story. Whether it's a fresh young goat's cheese or a big, beefy eighteen-month-old Cheddar, each variety holds the history of the people who first made it, from the builders of Stonehenge to medieval monks, from the Stilton-makers of the eighteenth-century to the factory cheesemakers of the Second World War.

Cheesemonger Ned Palmer takes us on a delicious journey across Britain and Ireland and through time to uncover the histories of beloved old favourites like Cheddar and Wensleydale and fresh innovations like the Irish Cashel Blue or the rambunctious Renegade Monk.