Follow this simple recipe to construct the ultimate cheese plate for you and your guests.
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
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.
Protein 16g, Carbohydrates 23g, Fat 19g, Fibre 1g.
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.