Cheese plate – a mandatory appetizer, which should be on the holiday table. Most important thing is to put cheese on a plate. They should be located on the rise of taste – from soft cheeses to pungent and spicy.
In Europe there are rules for its design. The French, for example, insist on an odd assortment of classes: 3, 5, 7.
Whichever approach choose, the most important thing is to get the cheese out of the fridge at least 5 minutes before serving.
To buy cheese from two types of milk, e.g., cow and goat.
To choose different types – aged (Parmesan, Grana Padano, cheddar, Maasdam, Gouda), brine (mozzarella, Suluguni cheese, feta), soft white and / or blue cheese (goat, Camembert, Roquefort, brie, Gorgonzola, Dor blue), smoked (smoked Gouda, Churchill).
It is better to buy 2-3 really good cheese instead of 10 mediocre ones. The more cheese, the more difficult to ensure their combination with the drinks.
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The holiday table needs to look perfect. This matched the dishes bright, beautiful tablecloth, gleaming Cutlery and originally folded napkins. Important the color and shape.
Make up wipes so that if necessary it was easy to wipe his lips or putting a napkin on his lap. When not provided the table of a diner plate, instead she placed on the table, a linen napkin, folded in four.
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