Serves: As many (or few) as you like

Preparation time: 10-15 minutes





  • Assortment of crackers – seeded, charcoal rye, sourdough or similar  
  • Grissini, a generous handful
  • Small sourdough baguette, sliced 
  • Honey, for drizzling 
  • Red onion chutney, for dolloping
  • Piccalilli, for spooning
  • A few pinches of thyme, leaves picked and scattered
  • Walnuts, whole or halved
  • Figs, cut in quarters
  • Black sable grapes, separated into a few smaller bunches
  • Prunes, halved
  • Apples, sliced with seeds removed
  • Pears, sliced
  • Pickled cornichons
  • Pickled red onions
  • 1 bottle of Port, for sipping

Try it with...

Ultimate Cheeseboard receipe


  1. Select your serving platter – wood or slate usually give a very good impression
  2. Arrange your ingredients artfully on the board, starting with the cheese in the centre
  3. Work your way outwards, starting with crackers, moving on to nuts and fruits, and finishing with condiments – best served in small dishes to the side of your platter
  4. Step back and observe your wonderful handiwork before tucking in!

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