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Best Fruit And Cheese Pairings

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Cheese, wine and fruits go together sweeping the taste buds with their blend of flavors. From sour, to sweet to mildly bitter the tangy combination will leave you asking for more. Most of you would like to put out a platter as appetizer but wonder what would be the best fruit and cheese pairings. Here are a few suggestions that might help.


Fruit and Cheese choices: There are soft cheeses, semi-soft cheeses, soft ripened cheeses, semi hard cheeses, hard cheeses, Hispanic style cheeses, blue-veined cheeses and goat cheeses to choose from. That’s not all you have a variety of fruits to choose from such as apples, pears, grapes, peaches, kiwi fruit, bananas, berries, mango, melons, figs, pineapple and plums to name a few.


 


Soft cheese: Cream cheese, Mascarpone, Neufchatel


Soft ripened cheese: Brie and Camembert


Semi soft cheese: Fontina, Havarti, Monterey jack, Muenster, Mozzarella


Semi-hard cheese: Cheddar, Gouda, Edam, Swiss, Provolone, Emmentaler, Gruyère


Hard cheese: Asiago, Romano and parmesan


Quesos or Hispanic style cheese: Asadero, Coteja, Queso Blanco


Blue veined cheese: Blue,Gorgonzola, Stilton


Goat cheese: Feta and Chevre


              Fruits:                                                    Cheese:


Apples, Pears, Mangos & Melons         Cream cheese, mascarpone & Neufchatel


Plums, Berries & Apples                        Brie & Camembert


Apples & Pears                                     Fontina


Grapes, Pears, Raisins                           Havarti


Plums, strawberries & peaches              Monterey Jack


Berries, Peaches, Pineapple                   Mozzarella


Apples, Pears, peaches                          Gouda, Edam


Grapes, melon, pineapple                       Provolone


Apples, Figs, Grapes                              Parmesan, Asiago


Melons and mangos                                Romano


Apples, peaches and Pears                      Asadero


Pears                                                       Stilton


Apples, Pears and peaches                       Feta


 These may be the best fruit and cheese pairings but many mix and match can be done to suit individual palette.


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