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Milk The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages

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ISBN-10: 1400044103

ISBN-13: 9781400044108

Edition: 2008

Authors: Anne Mendelson

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Part cookbookwith more than 120 enticing recipespart culinary history, part inquiry into the evolution of an industry,Milkis a one-of-a-kind book that will change forever the way we think about milk. Anne Mendelson, author ofStand Facing the Stove,takes us first on a journey through the lands that traditionally consumed only milk fresh from the cow (northwestern Europe, Great Britain, North America), showing us how milk reached such prominence in our diet in the nineteenth century that it led to the current practice of overbreeding and overprocessing. She then explores yogurt and other fermented products from the Old World made primarily from sheep and goats' milk and soured as a natural…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/7/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Anne Mendelsonis a leading authority on the history of American cookbooks. She has written for a variety of magazines and newspapers, includingGourmet.She lives in northern New Jersey.

Preface
Milk, Milch Animals, and Cooking: Beginnings and Traditions
The Story of Modern Milk: Or, Is This What We Really Want?
Raw vs. Pasteurized, Organic vs. Conventional: A Minority Opinion
White Magic 101
Recipes
Fresh Milk and Cream
Yogurt
Cultured Milk and Cream
Butter and True Buttermilk
Fresh Cheeses (Including Brined Cheeses)
A Note on Shopping Sources
Acknowledgments
Select Bibliography
Index