I Heart Cheese: A Cookbook: 60 Ooey, Gooey, Delicious Meals for Serious Cheese Lovers (Hardcover)
Delightful Recipes That Celebrate Everyone’s Favorite Ingredient
It’s an undeniable fact: Cheese makes life better. With this special collection of recipes, you and all the cheese fanatics in your life can indulge in exciting new dishes that bring the world’s favorite culinary ingredient front and center—right where it belongs. Mihaela Metaxa-Albu, former chef at Zuma London and founder of the food blog Blondelish.com, presents 60 inspired dishes that are sure to satisfy every one of your cravings for savory, salty, ooey-gooey cheesy goodness. From luscious mozzarella and Brie, to aromatically sharp Gouda and Cheddar, to the wonderfully stinky Gorgonzola and other blues—Mihaela draws out the best flavors of each type of cheese in simple weeknight-friendly meals.
These unique dishes are perfect for entertaining. With Mihaela’s beautiful, vibrant photography accompanying every recipe, not only does each one come alive on the page, but you’ll also see how best to plate it. Indulge in rich affairs like Burrata and Roasted Tomato Pasta or Creamy Roquefort Chicken Gnocchi. Enjoy reimagined classics like a Pancetta-Wrapped Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Blue Mac & Cheese with Stilton and Brie Rosemary Potato Bake. Take fruitand-cheese pairings up a notch with dishes like Pear and Pecorino Salad. You’ll even learn how to make homemade batches of fresh cheese, ricotta and cream cheese. With Mihaela’s luscious recipes and stunning photography, you’ll be transported to cheese heaven with every bite.
About the Author
Mihaela Metaxa-Albu is the creator of the website Blondelish.com. She is also the founder and creative director of YumCreative.com, a food photography company. Mihaela is the former pastry chef of the illustrious restaurant Zuma London. She currently lives in London.
“Mihaela’s recipes are indulgent, comforting and inventive, yet simple enough for anyone to make. Cheese lovers are here to stay, and so is this gorgeous new cookbook!”
—Rachel Maser, CleanFoodCrush.com
“From the drool-worthy, captivating images to the unique and delicious cheese pairings in recipes, the I Heart Cheese cookbook will have you eating cheese like never before. It’s a cheese lover’s dream!”
—Yumna Jawad, FeelGoodFoodie.net
“This cookbook is packed with tasty, homemade meals that are easy and approachable. It’s perfect for those looking to incorporate more cheese into their diet.”
—Rena Awada, HealthyFitnessMeals.com