6 Tips for making the perfect cheeseboard

Want that Insta-worthy cheeseboard to share with friends and family? Here’s how!

Get a good board

An Insta-worthy cheeseboard is at least fifty percent presentation, and for that you’ll need a good, high-quality board that can hold all your chosen delights. Pick a board that comes with a beautiful grain, and maybe one that has adornments in the form of metallic finishings or a darker stain for sophistication.

Beyond wood

If wood really isn’t your style, consider a board that’s made of marble. Not only will it be great for those photos, it’ll also be useful for keeping your cheeses the right temperature to longer.

Pick your cheeses
A good rule of thumb for picking your cheese is to make sure there is something for everyone. Generally, you’ll one to pick one strong blue cheese, a mild soft cheese, and something in the middle that you can slice and lay out.

Fun and fruity

A cheese board isn’t just cheese! Remember to play around with the trimmings and sides; fruit and berries are both great, so pick a selection of at least three. Don’t forget the crackers, the vegetable sticks, the smoked meats, and the nuts.

Get into shape

Give your cheeseboard a little dimension. Cut up your fruit and vegetables into cute little shapes, whether they’re circles, squares, triangles, or whatever else you might have in mind. Cookie cutters can really help move the process along!

Look for inspiration

It can be daunting to put together a cheeseboard with zero experience, but worry not! There are plenty of guides and tips on Pinterest, so don’t be afraid to check them out and pick out the ones you like best.