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The whole fromage

Kathe Lison

The whole fromage

adventures in the delectable world of French cheese

by Kathe Lison

  • 395 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Broadway Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cheese,
  • Travel,
  • Varieties,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-255) and index.

    StatementKathe Lison
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF274.F7 L57 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 pages
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27149894M
    ISBN 100307452069
    ISBN 109780307452061
    LC Control Number2012045290
    OCLC/WorldCa812781084

      The Whole Fromage, by Kathe Lison. I haven’t made up my mind yet whether this book perpetuates or counters a romantic view of French agriculture. On one hand, Lison (American, from Wisconsin, not French) is infatuated not only with French cheese, but with French countryside, French towns, French people, French history. Lee "The Whole Fromage Adventures in the Delectable World of French Cheese" por Kathe Lison disponible en Rakuten Kobo. An Amazon Best of the Year Pick The French, sans doute,love their fromages. And there’s much to love: hundreds of g Brand: Crown.

      The Whole Fromage. Look, I like cheese a lot. But didn’t think I could get into an entire book on the subject. And as I read the first few paragraphs of The Whole Fromage, my suspicions were almost confirmed and I was considering putting it down because, like cheese (which I’m surrounded by on a daily basis – and I’m not complaining!), a well-edited selection is usually my preferred. Get this from a library! The whole fromage: adventures in the delectable world of French cheese. [Kathe Lison] -- AThe French, sans doute InThe Whole Fromage With writing as piquant and rich as a well-aged Roquefort, as charming as a tender springtimechevre From the Trade Paperback edition.

      The Whole Fromage Lison’s work is a delightful series of essays about her travels throughout France. It really makes me want to pack up my bags and do .   Fromage’s grandmother had been an adventurer herself. Mama cat, a well bred lady herself, is teaching Fromage to be a lady where as Papa is teaching her courage and self defence. Follow Fromage as she and her friend Aloysius, Set in Normandy, France during the reign of King Henry 1V, Queen Marie de Medici and England’s Queen Elizabeth /5(3).


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Her journey takes her to cheese caves tucked within the craggy volcanic rock of Auvergne, to a centuries-old monastery in the French Alps, and to the farmlands that keep cheesemaking traditions : Crown Publishing Group. With writing as piquant and rich as a well-aged Roquefort, as charming as a tender springtime chevre, and yet as unsentimental as a stinky Maroilles, The Whole Fromage is a tasty exploration of some of the great culinary treasures of France.

The book delves much deeper into the subject, and does so in an easy-to-relate-to breezy tone. Chapters focus on cheeses such as Salers, chevre in The whole fromage book France, Camembert and the mythology around it, Reblochon, Comte, Roquefort and its caves, sheep cheese of the Pyrenees, and of course, Langre and its cheese knights/5(48).

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The facts of cheese knighthood are among many very real delights described in this book by Kathe Lison, a Wisconsin native who arose from humble beginnings of Kraft boxed macaroni and cheese to explore the cultural and historical nuances of French fromage/5.

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The whole time I was reading the book, and staring at the cover, all I kept thinking about was the literal meaning of the title. The Whole Fromage reads like a novel- insightful with right amount of humility and humor." Allison Hooper, owner of Vermont Creamery.

"Marvelous. Chockfull of humor, story-telling, passion and adventure, Kathe Lison's cheese journey through France reads more like a novel than a true s: In The Whole Fromage, Kathe Lison sets out to learn what makes French cheese so remarkable—why France is the “Cheese Mother Ship,” in the words of one American expert.

Her journey takes her to cheese caves tucked within the craggy volcanic rock of Auvergne, to a centuries-old monastery in the French Alps, and to the farmlands that keep cheesemaking traditions alive. The Whole Fromage is a cheese book with narrative: Lison journeys across France in an effort to understand the national obsession with cheese.

Along the way, she meets a series of characters who are deeply involved in the dairy lifestyle, and using her writerly instincts.

The Whole Fromage Review. The book is full of historic anecdotes, interspersed with tales of Kathe’s journey round France to meet cheese makers, cheese scientists, shepherds, affineurs and other members of the cheese fraternity. She climbs mountains, delves into caves, seeks hand milked cows and goats, ladled cheeses into moulds and her.

In The Whole Fromage, Kathe Lison sets out to learn what makes French cheese so remarkable—why France is the “Cheese Mother Ship,” in the words of one American expert.

Her journey takes her to cheese caves tucked within the craggy volcanic rock of Auvergne, to a centuries-old monastery in the French Alps, and to the farmlands that keep cheese making traditions alive.

I am sure The Whole Fromage is a book I will keep in my kitchen and refer to for regional cheese information again and again. {and do a little armchair travel along the way!} This post was inspired by the novel The Whole Fromage by Kathe Lison, who traveled to France in search of its artisanal cheeses.

With writing as piquant and rich as a well-aged Roquefort, as charming as a tender springtime chèvre, and yet as unsentimental as a stinky Maroilles, The Whole Fromage is a tasty exploration of one of the great culinary treasures of France.

From the Trade Paperback edition. by. Kathe Lison's book, The Whole Fromage, inspired me to expand my cheese palate. Her milk-based adventures in France were delightful and charming, culminating in a cheese knighthood.

In the beginning, Lison relies heavily on Liz Thorpe's definitive cheese anthology and it takes until about halfway through for her own voice to finally shine through/5(7).

The Whole Fromage is a delightful book for any cheese lover or anyone planning a trip to France. It would also make a great hostess gift with a cheese platter. It’s in paperback and currently selling for $ at Amazon.

THE WHOLE FROMAGE. Adventures in the Delectable World of French Cheese. by “a fromage so closely linked with Frenchness in the minds of people everywhere that just the name ‘Camembert’ evokes visions of berets and fleurs-de-lys.” The author laces the narrative with satisfying kernels of French agricultural history, especially data.

Kathe is the sort of writer who likes to dig deep and get gritty with her subject matter and her brilliant book “The Whole Fromage” is a tale of a woman’s obsession to find real cheese, meet real cheese makers and even the shepherds who look after the flocks that produce the milk to make the cheese of France!.

This post was inspired by The Whole Fromage: Adventures in the Delectable World of French Cheese by Kathe Lison, who traveled to France in search of its artisanal From Left to Write on August 22 as we discuss The Whole a member, I received a copy of the book for review purposes.

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