WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • A how-to guide for crafting beautiful and delicious cheese boards for entertaining and self-care, from the creator of the Cheese by Numbers method and the Instagram phenomenon That Cheese Plate “[Marissa Mullen] takes the guesswork out of the coolest, most solid thing to bring to any party or potluck: the cheese platter.”—Rachael Ray
With her gorgeous, showstopping cheese and charcuterie boards, Marissa Mullen takes cheese to a whole new level. Her simple, step-by-step Cheese by Numbers method breaks the cheese plate down into its basic components—cheese, meat, produce, crunch, dip, garnish—allowing you to create stunning spreads for any occasion.
This beautifully designed book goes beyond preparation techniques. According to Mullen, cheese plates can be an important form of artistic self-care, like flower arranging or meditative coloring books—but you can eat the results! That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life celebrates the ways in which cheese brings people together, and how crafting a cheese plate can be a calming, creativity-bolstering act.
With fifty exquisite, easy-to-make cheese and charcuterie plates, this book will teach you how to relax, enjoy, and indulge— to find your cheesy bliss.
About the Author
Marissa Mullen is a Brooklyn-based creative director, content creator, photographer, and food stylist. She is the founder of That Cheese Plate, a community for cheese lovers from across the globe, and Cheese By Numbers, the method behind crafting the perfect cheese plate. Featured on The Today Show, The Rachael Ray Show, Live with Kelly + Ryan, Refinery29, Vox, and Food & Wine, among many others, Marissa is dedicated to bringing people together through creativity, self-expression, and entertainment.
Praise for Marissa Mullen and That Cheese Plate
“Mullen’s guide gives . . . a purpose while providing subtle life lessons and a screen-free way to keep hands busy.”—The New York Times
“[A] gourmet pro . . . shaping the way we snack.”—The Wall Street Journal
“A bonafide expert in all things cheesy goodness.”—The Independent
“Inventive and delicious . . . Perfect for summertime snacking and mindfulness meditations.”—Refinery29