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For the perfect cheeseboard, add fresh and dried fruit, nuts, chutneys as well as biscuits to your cheese selection.
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How to make the Ultimate Cheeseboard

A cheese board including a tasty Davidstow cheddar is a great focal point for the end of a meal, when conversation turns convivial and the world is set to rights.
Servings: 10 people
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins


The Cheese

  • 1 wedge Good Cheddar - (We used Davidstow)
  • 1 piece Soft Cheese - (Goat, or Brie)
  • 1 wedge Blue Cheese - (Stilton or Shropshire Blue)
  • 1 wedge Red Leicester or other similarly coloured cheese for contrast

Biscuits and Crackers

  • 10 Oatcakes
  • 10 Rye Crackers
  • 4 slices walnut bread

The Trimmings (choose from)

  • 3 bowls Chutney - (Apple, Fig or Onion Marlalade)
  • 1 bowl Mixed nuts - (don't forget the nut crackers)
  • Dried fruit - (Dates and figs are especially good)
  • 1 bunch grapes - (chilled from the fridge)


  • Allow the cheese to come to room temperature before serving.  
    Arrange on a cheeseboard and enjoy
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 706mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 685IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 416mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Cheese
Cuisine: British, Cheese
Keyword: ultimate cheeseboard