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Blog#2 - Making the perfect and easy cheese board

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..


Step 1

Pick a marble cheese board that you adore

Step 2

Add cheese


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.

Milk Sources

Cow, sheep, goat, combination, etc

Textures

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

Flavors

Similarly, cheese comes in different strength - from mild to stinky

Colors

The majority of the cheese is pale yellow but there are some orange cheese and some with other ingredients like mushroom inside the cheese

Shapes

Round, rectangular, triangle etc – it adds character to the cheese board



Step 3

Add salty foods