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Canada Has A New Free Cookbook But It's A Lactose Intolerant's Nightmare

It's exclusively cheese recipes.

Canadians might be looking for new cooking projects right now. Luckily, there's a new free cookbook available for download. However, if you can't eat dairy, you might want to steer clear.

Tre Stelle announced the launch of its new collection of recipes in a June 4 news release. The book, titled Say Cheese! 60 Years of Canadians Cooking with Cheese is a collection of recipes submitted by people across the country.

The book is being released to celebrate the brand's 60 years in business. They received over 3000 submissions for inclusion.

Recipes in the book range from appetizers to main courses and even desserts all made with cheese.

Basically, this book is a lactose intolerant person's nightmare. For everyone who has no problems with dairy, there are plenty of diverse dishes to choose from.

These include a simple marinated mozzarella and bocconcini for snacking, a perfect cheesy mashed potato dish, and burfi, an Indian sweet that can be made with paneer.

It also includes helpful tips from professional Canadian chefs on how to maximize your cheese prowess in the kitchen.

Digital copies of the book can be downloaded for free, or you can buy a hardcover edition for $39.95. It's available in both English and French editions.

"In these challenging times, Canadians are cooking at home more than ever," Eric Elmhirst, President and CEO of Arla Foods said in a statement.

"We want to support this community of sharing by giving all Canadians free access to this very special cookbook featuring recipes made with the ultimate comfort food: cheese!"

Cooking at home has become more important than ever, even as restaurants continue to offer takeout during the global pandemic. 

Canadian grocery stores were even selling out of certain items like flour and yeast early on due to the high demand for baking ingredients.