5/07/2013 12:58:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese Book Debuts

Starting today, May 7, you can bring the wisdom of Philly’s most-famed fromagers into your home. Written by Tenaya Darlington (aka Madame Fromage) in conjunction with Di Bruno Bros., Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese is both guide and cookbook, an equally essential addition to the library of a cheese aficionado or a cheese-curious newbie.

Alongside gorgeous photos by Jason Varney are descriptions of cheese from America and around the world, broken down by type - do you love “Stinkers” or are you more of a “Sugar Mamas” cheese person? Sidebars have useful tips on how to host a cheese party and create a cheese board, or interesting tidbits like “Why Epoisses Tastes Like Beef” and the history of women and the “artisan cheese” revival.

Plus, there are dozens of recipes for exciting ways to use cheese, such as cheese s’mores (above), a surprisingly delicious combo of fromage, nougat and chocolate. We also sampled a cheese “sushi,” made by rolling a blue cheese around a center of preserves and wrapping the whole thing in a thin slice of prosciutto.

The book is on shelves now, and is also available online here ($25, hardcover).


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