British Cheese on Toast: Over 100 Recipes with Farmhouse Cheeses (Hardcover)
A uniquely British phenomenon, there is something magical about cheese on toast. Two simple ingredients that, when put together, are the greatest of comfort foods and the quickest of meals. At its most basic level, this staple of many a British teatime is a delicious pairing, as award-winning cheesemonger Steve Parker shows in this celebration of the nation's favourite cheeses.
British Cheese on Toast will take you on a tasting tour of British cheeses, showcasing the absolute best along the way. From Cheddar to Wensleydale via soft, blue, smoked and goat's, in this book you'll find over 100 recipes plus advice on which cheese to use with which type of bread, as well as suggestions for innovative sweet and savoury flavour combinations to take things to another level.
With a handy guide to shops where artisan cheeses featured in the book can be bought, as well as tips on using supermarket and own-brand cheeses, British Cheese on Toast is a complete celebration of this traditional meal. The perfect gift for cheeselovers everywhere.
*Isle of Mull Cheddar with Whiskey Soaked Haggis
*Waterloo with Roasted Cherries
*Tunworth with Roasted Garlic, Rosemary and Honey
*Grandma Singleton's Lancashire Macaroni Cheese
*Appleby's Cheshire with Apricots
*Real Yorkshire Wensleydale with Crystallised Ginger
*Old Winchester Aubergine Parmigiana
*Colston Bassett Stilton with Figs and Honey
*Cornish Blue with Tenderstem Broccoli and Almonds
About the Author
After leaving corporate life, Steve Parker opened an award-winning cheese shop, delicatessen and wine bar in South West London. He has judged national and international food and drink competitions, including the World Cheese Awards, the British Cheese Awards and the Independent Wine Merchant Awards, and has featured in industry publications including Speciality Food Magazine, Wine Merchant, Decanter and Off Licence News. He now organises corporate and private food and drink tasting events and is a professional speaker on his favourite subjects of cheese and wine. This is his first book.