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Here's a complete guide for how to make a perfect cheese board (vegetarian) with step-by-step photos to guide you.

How to Make a Perfect Cheese Board

  • Author: Delphine Fortin
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Here’s a complete guide for how to make a perfect cheese board (vegetarian) with step-by-step photos to guide you.


Ingredients

Use this list as a general guide – these are the ingredients I used to build this exact cheese plate, but don’t be afraid to mix it up using your favorite snacks and cheeses or anything you have on hand!

Cheeses:

  • Fresh cheese: Goat cheese
  • Soft cheese: Camembert
  • Washed-rind cheese: Maroilles
  • Hard cheese: Emmental
  • Blue or Gorgonzola cheese

Fruits and jams:

  • Grapes
  • Fresh figs
  • Green olives
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Pear chutney

Bread, crackers and nuts:

  • Gingerbread slices
  • Multiseed crackers
  • Hazelnuts, almonds, cashews

Other accompaniments:

  • Olive oil
  • Rosemary
  • White wine

Instructions

  1. Take cheese out of the fridge and let it come to room temperature for 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving.
  2. Space out the cheeses onto a large cheese board, then fill in with fruits and jams, then breads, crackers and nuts. Garnish with fresh herbs, and enjoy!

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