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How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheese

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard. Hello friends. Happy Wednesday.

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Have you ever wondered; How to Create an Instagram-worthy Cheeseboard?

Today I have a guest post from Adam Woolven, Head Chef at Island Grill sharing his Instagram tips.

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard
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How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard:

There’s no doubt about it, Britain is a nation of cheese lovers. A cheeseboard never disappoints us Brits, but it’s even ‘feta’ when this party favourite looks ‘gouda’ enough for Instagram.

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard

Adam Woolven, Head Chef at the eco-friendly Island Grill, created the 40-Mile Cheeseboard with four cheeses all sourced from within forty miles of the restaurant. Here Adam lends his tips on how to fashion a cheeseboard that looks as good as it tastes.

How To Create An Instagram-worthy Cheeseboard:

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Mix It Up A Little Or A Lot:

Firstly, ensure your cheeseboard has a mixture of textures (soft, hard, and crumbly), strengths and sources, such as cow’s, sheep’s and goat’s cheese. Include at least one soft cheese and one blue cheese, but cheddar, stilton and brie are the go-to cheeses for a board. 80g per person should be enough for an after-dinner board and your cheeseboard should always be served at room temperature!

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Get Fruity, Very Fruity:

Secondly, if you are looking to make your cheeseboard appealing to the eye, consider filling the board with a range of colours and shapes. Adding fresh and dried fruit to a cheeseboard is effortless but looks impressive, as well as adding a vibrant touch. In the spring and summer it is best to add cherries and berries; where in the winter you should go for dried apricots, fresh grapes and apples. Cooked apples pair particularly well with cheddar, brie and sheep’s milk cheese!

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard
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Add Some Savoury Touches:

Thirdly, a solid cheeseboard should include a variety of savoury and salty items such as balsamic onions, olives and roasted nuts – walnuts paired with stilton makes for a classic combination. Other savoury accompaniments could be celery (a great palate cleanser between cheeses!), and of course some crackers, bread and breadsticks.

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard
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Matching Condiments For Variety:

Fourthly, it goes without saying that condiments should complement the cheese. While a drizzle of honey tends to go well over blue cheeses or goat’s cheese, for something a bit different, pair a strawberry black pepper jam with brie, which is less sweet than a traditional jam. Chutney tastes best with aged cheddar and quince paste can be spread onto crackers and eaten with Manchego cheese. Make sure you don’t forget the butter!

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard

Make It Insta-Friendly:

Last but not least, sprinkle some edible flowers, dried vine leaves or herb sprigs on the cheeseboard. As well as adding a rather elegant touch, they will create a fragrant aroma to the board when you serve it to your guests.

How To Create An Instagram-worthy Cheeseboard:

Tips courtesy of Adam Woolven, Head Chef at Island Grill.

Island Grill, Royal Lancaster London, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY.

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheeseboard:

How To Create An Instagram-worthy Cheeseboard. What do you think? Do you fancy making a tasty cheeseboard? Maybe for tea tonight?

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(Updated Post. First published here 21st February 2018).

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35 responses to “How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Cheese”

  1. Heather{Our Life In a Click} says:

    Totally beautiful and Instagram worthy!

  2. Carol @Comfort Spring Station says:

    Wow! That is one gorgous tray. Thanks for the tips. #PoCoLo

  3. Kim Carberry says:

    That looks so good…I spent many years with cheese causing me to have migraines so never ate any. It's only the last few years I have been trying different cheeses. I want a cheeseboard like that now. hehehe #PoCoLo

  4. Louisa says:

    These photos have got my mouth watering! I'm not sure I could leave the cheese on the board long enough to actually take photos though! #weekendbloghop

  5. Miz Helen says:

    Great tips and ideas! Your post is awesome and thanks so much for sharing it with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back to see us real soon!Miz Helen

  6. Spectrum Mum says:

    Oh that’s looks amazing! Hubby and I love a cheese platter and I will definitely be pinning this! #POCOLO

  7. Amanda Stray says:

    Hi Claire! I found your page through Paula's No Rules Weekend Blog Party and now I am obsessed with this cheese board! My husband and I have become known in our family and circle of friends for always having a "fancy cheese selection" when we host dinners and get-togethers. These tips will take our cheese boards to the next level, thank you for sharing!

  8. Morgan Prince says:

    I'm not a big cheese eater, the only cheese I'll eat that isn't cooked is Mozzarella! Great looking cheese board though Claire. :)Thanks for linking to #pocolo

  9. Rosie @EcoGites of Lenault says:

    Looks good but I am not sure the French would agree. A French cheeseboard only has cheese on it. And you eat your cheese between your main course and desert (not after) with some baguette (no butter) and maybe some green salad. C'est tout as the French say!! #Pocolo

  10. Laurie says:

    If only I were that creative! xx

  11. Lafayne E says:

    Beautifully done!

  12. Gail says:

    Cheese is my downfall, my mouth is watering! Great tips.

  13. Heather says:

    These all look so amazing and yummy!

  14. Katie Clooney says:

    Your cheeseboard is stunning! Magazine worthy. Thanks for hosting.

  15. Nancy says:

    That looks all to delicious! I’m getting hungry!

  16. Looks really yummy. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  17. mireille says:

    Those charcuterie boards look amazing! We sometimes like to make a light dinner of them.

  18. Joanne says:

    These all look so tasty!

  19. Shauna says:

    Already saved this post 🙂 These pics look straight out of a magazine!

    Shauna

  20. Nina says:

    Healthy treats are the best…

  21. Perfect image, looks yummy! Thanks so much for linking up with me at my #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 10, open March 1 to 26. All entries shared on social media if share buttons installed.

  22. ysnelda says:

    Hola !!!
    Bellas todas tus propuestas y preciosas fotos. Genial tu post, considerando que soy un ratón, porque me encanta el queso jeje 🙂

    Un abrazo.

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