Artisan Cheese of the Pacific Northwest is an in-depth guide to the region’s artisan cheeses. Parr examines each region’s groundbreaking and unique cheesemakers. Profiles of individual cheesemakers offer up information about their operation and their cheeses. Appendices cover the basics of cheesemaking, including a glossary and a “cheese basics” section that lists various types of cheeses and how to pair them with wine and beer. The book also includes selected recipes from local chefs and cheesemakers.