Cheese: Chemistry, Physics And Microbiology by Paul L. H. McsweeneyCheese: Chemistry, Physics And Microbiology by Paul L. H. Mcsweeney

Cheese: Chemistry, Physics And Microbiology

byPaul L. H. McsweeneyEditorPatrick F. Fox, Paul D. Cotter

Hardcover | July 13, 2017

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Cheese: Chemistry, Physics and Microbiology, Fourth Edition,provides a comprehensive overview of the chemical, biochemical, microbiological, and physico-chemical aspects of cheese, taking the reader from rennet and acid coagulation of milk, to the role of cheese and related foods in addressing public health issues.

The work addresses the science from the basic definition of cheese, to the diverse factors that affect the quality of cheese. Understanding these fermented milk-based food products is vital to a global audience, with the market for cheese continuing to increase even as new nutritional options are explored.

Additional focus is provided on the specific aspects of the ten major variety cheese families as defined by the characteristic features of their ripening. The book provides over 1000 varieties of this globally popular food.



  • Features new chapters on Milk for Cheesemaking, Acceleration and Modification of Cheese Ripening, Cheesemaking Technology, Low-Fat and Low Sodium Cheesemaking, and Legislation
  • Offers practical explanations and solutions to challenges
  • Content presented is ideal for those learning and practicing the art of cheesemaking at all levels of research and production
Paul McSweeney is Professor of Food Chemistry in the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College, Cork, Ireland (UCC). He graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Food Science and Technology in 1990 and a PhD in Food Chemistry from UCC in 1993 and also has an MA in Ancient Classics and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching ...
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Title:Cheese: Chemistry, Physics And MicrobiologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1302 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:July 13, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124170129

ISBN - 13:9780124170124

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Table of Contents

Section 1. Introduction Section 2. Coagulation of Milk Section 3. Starters and Manufacture Section 4. Cheese Ripening Section 5. Public Health Aspects Section 6. Cheese Technology Section 7. Diversity of Cheese