When Cris Peterson's cow Annabelle gives birth to a calf, an amazing process begins. Now Annabelle can produce milk -- about 40,000 glasses of milk each year, or enough cheese to top 1,800 pizzas. Alvis Upitis's sparkling photographs document the cheese-making process -- starting on the farm where Annabelle's calf is born and milking begins, then moving to the cheese-making plant where the milk is heated and cooled, stirred and swirled, thickened, drained, and sliced, and finally packaged for stores. Cris Peterson's personal and informative text explains the process in a simple and engaging manner. A wonderful collaboration, concluding with the author's own recipe for pizza.
About the Author
Cris Peterson is the author of Century Farm, Harvest Year, and Horsepower. She lives in Grantsburg, Wisconsin.
Alvis Upitis is an award-winning commercial photographer, whose work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, and National Geographic. His books include Harvest Year and Amazing Grazing, both written by Cris Peterson.