Whether you are serving one cheese or a dozen, garnishing a cheese plate adds visual appeal. Each of these garnishes are easy to find and easy to arrange next to a piece of cheese. You can choose one garnish or combine several on one plate.
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Sliced meat is a savory addition to a cheese plate and makes a cheese plate a little heartier. Salami pairs especially well, as do other cured meats such as canadian bacon, culatello, lomo, serrano hamand prosciutto.
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Fruit is the most common pairing with cheese. Both healthy and flavorful, fruit also brings color and texture to a cheese plate. Fruits that pair especially well with cheese are figs, apples, pears, berries, and grapes. Dried fruit also pairs well, especially when combined with nuts.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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While you might not want to eat fresh herbs with cheese, they add a brilliant burst of color and pleasing aroma to a cheese plate. Herbs are strictly for visual appeal and can fill up extra space on a cheese plate to make it look full and abundant. Rosemary, basil, and thyme are some herbs to try.
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Spread some jam or chutney on a slice of baguette, cover it with a little cheese, and you'll quickly understand why fruit spreads and cheese pair together so well. It's all about the sweet and salty balance.
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Prosecco, Cava, Champagne...if it has bubbles, we love to drink it. What type of cheese do you usually pair with sparkling wines?