Ultimate cheese plate

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

8 to 12 Servings

Ultimate cheese plate

Andrew Grinton

Follow this simple recipe to construct the ultimate cheese plate for you and your guests.


Ingredients

  • 168 g semi-firm cheese , or firm cheese, such as cheddar, Gruyere, Asiago, etc
  • 168 g colourful cheese , such as pepper-flecked Gouda or herbed havarti
  • 168 g soft cheese , like Brie
  • 168 g stronger cheese , such as Greek feta or creamy blue like Saint Agur
  • 1 to 2 tbsp liquid honey
  • handful dried apricots
  • handful golden raisins
  • handful nuts , such as almonds, walnuts or cashews
  • oil packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • sliced roasted red sweet pepper , patted dry
  • 6 pepperettes , cut into bite-sized pieces
  • fresh red grapes , or green grape
  • fig jam , or red pepper jelly, optional
  • selection of bread
  • selection of crackers

Instructions

  • Arrange cheeses on 1 or 2 boards. Scatter apricots, raisins and nuts in between.
  • Just before serving, drizzle feta or blue cheese with honey. Arrange sun-dried tomatoes, peppers and pepperettes on a small platter.
  • Serve with grapes, breads and crackers.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 311,
  • Protein
  • 16 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23 g,
  • Fat
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,

Have these ingredients on hand and you’ll be set to impress when guests drop by. And picky eaters will be pleased they can choose their favourites.