Cheese Plate Ideas: For Any Course

March 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment


Here are some cheese plate ideas for your next party or night in front of the TV.  Cheese plates have become more popular in the US as a dessert course over the past few years, and there are enormous sections at most markets to feed our growing interest in cheese and the delicious accompaniments that can go with it, like this fig and gorgonzola with honey combination.

Cheese Plate Ideas


Ash Covered Triple Cream, Canadian Oka, Manchego, Crottin de Chavignol and a Swiss herb cheese garnished with walnuts, fresh figs, and pomegranate seeds – Oh Joy!Cheese-Plate-1

(Clockwise from top left) Tuxford & Tebbutt English stilton, Balderson 1-year Canadian cheddar, Tournevent Chèvre Noir aged Canadian goat cheddar, Grey Owl soft ripened Canadian goat cheese, Cahill’s Irish Porter cheddar with almonds, pistachios, figs and grapes – Style at Home


Ash-coated cheese, such as Humboldt Fog, Valencay or Selles-sur-Cher, creamy goat’s milk cheese, such as crottin de Chavignol, Manchego cheese, thinly sliced pear, raspberry jam, sliced fig bar and toasted hazelnuts – The Blender


Semisoft blue-veined cheese, such as Blue Valdeon, Parmesan cheese, Semihard goat’s milk cheese, such as Garrotxa, fresh figs, quartered, honeycomb and walnuts – The Blender


Baked Brie with pecans and honey – Martha Stewart


Roasted pears with pecorino cheese and honey – Martha Stewart



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