Taste and TExture

What is the best temperature to serve cheese?

Cheese is best served at room temperature to ensure maximum flavour and texture. Take the cheese from the fridge and remove it from its airtight packaging 20 to 30 minutes before serving it. It will take less time in the warmer months, and a little longer in winter.

We recommend serving cheese on a wooden, ceramic or glass platter with dried fruits, fresh garden vegetables, olives, crackers and breads, and sweet pastes such as quince.

When using a wooden serving boards be sure they have not been treated with strong smelling oils as they can affect the flavour of the cheeses.

Mild and creamier cheeses work best with white wines, while strong flavoured hard cheese complement red wines. You can find more information about or wine and beer serving suggestions here.

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