Fresh Fruit and Cheese Pairings for Your Summer Cheese Boards
'Tis the season for outdoor entertaining! Nothing gets guests excited like a beautiful, vibrant board filled with delicious cheese, charcuterie and fresh, in-season fruit. The sweetness of fruit and saltiness of cheese are the main reason they go so well together. Like pairing wine, you must pick complimentary fruit and cheese so that one does not overpower the other. To make the process easier, we've gathered our favorite fresh fruit and cheese pairings to enjoy all summer long!
Strawberries — soft cheeses such as brie, cream cheese, fresh goat cheese, ricotta, and feta
Blueberries — soft cheeses such as brie, cream cheese, fresh goat cheese, ricotta, and feta
Blackberries — creamy blue cheeses, such as Gorgonzola or Stilton
Raspberries — brie, fresh goat cheese, blue cheese, and ricotta
Cherries — soft cheeses such as brie, cream cheese, fresh goat cheese, ricotta, and feta
Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons — mozzarella, burrata, feta, goat cheese
Peaches — mozzarella, burrata, halloumi
Plums — washed rind cheese, blue cheese
Apricots — young gouda, brie, camembert
Watermelon — feta, fresh goat cheese
Mango — fresh goat cheese
Add your favorite cured meats, jams, nuts, and crackers to complete your summer cheese board experience!