Author(s): Michel Roux, OBE
At once simple and complex, comforting yet sophisticated, with its myriad types of texture and taste, cheese is a dream ingredient for a chef. And in the passionate, skilled hands of a master, it forms the cornerstone of not only some of the greatest but some of the most delicious dishes in the world. In Cheese, Michel Roux guides us expertly through classic recipes and techniques. He offers a multitude of inventive ways to cook with cheese from all over the world, from everyday staples to artisan cheeses. Celebrating not only French cuisine, Cheese offers recipes from various world regions. Delectable melt-in-the-mouth cheese straws, Normandy onion soup, fresh Greek salad, lobster gratin, pheasant with gorgonzola polenta, the perfect souffle, orange cheesecake... from cow's milk, to goat's and ewe's, hard cheeses and soft, all benefit from Michel's unique touch and huge respect for his ingredients. Authoritative, accessible and utterly inspiring, Cheese is the definitive book on the subject and an essential guide for home cooks and chefs alike.
Michel Roux is a legendary chef and one of the world's greatest experts on French cuisine. At his renowned restaurant, The Waterside Inn at Bray, he has held three Michelin stars for over three decades. His career has been hugely successful ever since he opened his first restaurant, the acclaimed Le Gavroche in London, with his brother Albert in 1967. He holds countless other culinary honours and he was awarded an OBE in 2002 and the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur in 2004. He has written many successful books, including Eggs (2005), Pastry (2007), Sauces (2009), Desserts (2011) and The Essence of French Cooking (2014), published by Quadrille.