About the Author
Berkeley, California-based foodwriter Laura Werlin is the author of The New American Cheese: Profiles of America’s Great Cheesemakers and Recipes for Cooking with Cheese. Werlin has appeared on Martha Stewart Living Television, Cooking Live! With Sara Moulton, San Francisco’s Bay Cafe, and numerous local television and radio segments from coast to coast talking about American cheese. She also writes for national magazines, including Cooking Light, Cooking Pleasures, Fine Cooking, Saveur, Country Living, and Self. Andy Ryan’s photographs have appeared in Food & Wine, Food Arts, Wine Spectator, and other publications. He photographed Bugialli on Pasta and Giuliano Bugialli’s Foods of Naples.