Throwing a cheese tasting party is a fun, casual way to spend a great evening with friends. And, since everything can be prepared ahead of time it’s an incredibly stress-free way to host a party. It just takes a little bit of planning to put together a great assortment of cheeses.
Who should you invite and how many people are ideal for a cheese tasting party?
Picking the Cheese – How Much and What Kinds
When choosing your cheeses variety is key. The amount of cheese to serve can vary greatly based on the number of accompaniments you are serving and whether your guests are light or heavy eaters. I give you my general rule of thumb for how much to buy per person along with suggestions on how many types and what kinds to buy.
Presentation – How and With What to Serve Your Cheese
How – I offer suggestions on presenting your cheeses as well as a few helpful tips on choosing the right cheese board and cheese knives.
With What – I discuss possible accompaniments for your cheeses as well as suggest potential wine pairings.
But before you go, tell me, have you ever thrown a cheese tasting party? And what are some of your favorite cheeses?