Updated: Dec 1, 2020
It’s easy to make a beautiful cheese board to entertain your guests and friends!
Here are some quick guides to creating a well-balanced cheese board that everyone will delight..
Pick a marble cheese board that you adore
The important criteria for a great marble cheese board is to have different types of milk sources, textures, flavors, colors and shapes.
Display the cheese in a clockwise direction, from soft to hard, and end with blue cheese.
Cow, sheep, goat, combination, etc
Cheese comes in different textures – soft, semi-soft, semi-hard, hard, crumbly
· Fresh cheese – moist, creamy, and mild. Eg Burrata, Chevre (goat), Feta, Mozzarella
· Bloomy – rind soft cheese, buttery, creamy, and mushroomy. Eg Camembert, Champignon, Brillat-Savarin, La Tur, double/triple-crème Brie, Humboldt Fog (goat)
· Semi-soft cheese - pliable, mellow, and earthy. Eg Fontina, Midnight moon (goat), Marbier, P’tit Basque (sheep)
· Aged/Firm cheese – dry, savory, and caramel-y. Eg Aged Gouda, Clothbound Cheddar, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Piave
· Blue cheese – Pungent. Eg Cambozola, Gorgonzola, Roquefort, Stilton
Similarly, cheese comes in different strength - from mild to stinky
The majority of the cheese is pale yellow but there are some orange cheese and some with other ingredients like mushroom inside the cheese
Round, rectangular, triangle etc – it adds character to the cheese board
Add salty foods