This extensive guide provides all-important information on what to look for when buying cheese, how to select the ideal variety for cooking or eating, how to serve it, and how to store it. This is followed by a comprehensive survey of the world's classic and modern cheeses. Essential details on each type describe its taste, appearance and texture, and what it is best used for. The second half of the book contains a superb selection of 150 step-by-step cheese recipes from all over the world. There are ideas for every occasion, from soups, snacks and salads to vegetable dishes, main meal cheese dishes, pizzas, pastas, desserts and bakes.