Creating the Perfect Cheese Plate
The Ultimate Cheese Plate
- Serve one to two ounces of cheese per person.
- Include a mix of fresh, aged, soft and hard cheeses.
- Arrange—and sample—the cheeses starting with the freshest and lightest, ending with the ripest and most intense.
Use your cursor to roll over the eight types of cheese pictured below to learn more about the characteristics of each. Click on the type of cheese (Fresh, Washed-rind, etc.) to read Laura Werlin’s picks for delicious American and European cheeses.