5 cheese pairing ideas with Avril Molloy, La Rousse Foods

22 September 2022, 07:33 AM
  • Avril Molloy, specialist cheese category manager at La Rousse Foods, shares her top cheese pairings with Speciality Food readers
5 cheese pairing ideas with Avril Molloy, La Rousse Foods

What’s on your dream cheeseboard? 
Cáis na Tíre, Cashel Blue Organic, Blue D’Auvergne, Brillat Savarin, Kylemore ‘Kilnalahan’, St. Nectaire

What’s your all-time favourite cheese pairing?
St. Tola Ash with honeycomb

Any unusual pairings you’d recommend? 
Gouda 18+ months with soft, clotted-cream fudge – credit to ‘Pick & Cheese’ at 7 Dials Market, London

What do you love to drink with cheese?
Sparkling Apple Juice, especially with cheddars and hard cow-milk cheese, French Sauvignon Blanc with soft goat cheese

What must-have cheese kit would you recommend?
A cheese slicer – essential for trimming, scraping away excess whey, freshening the surface of hard cheeses and removing cheese surface that has been in contact with plastic wrapping. And cheese paper to rewrap leftovers (not that that’s an issue in my house!).

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