What can I put on a vegan charcuterie board is probably the question that is asked most often in forums for charcuterie lovers and charcuterie businesses. I have been keeping an eye on that space for a while now, and noted down all of the great answers, especially the unique or unexpected ones.
So, here is my round up of vegan charcuterie ideas, loosely separated into theatrical categories ranging from center stage (the focal items on a charcuterie) and side stage (hovering just out of the spotlight but still important), to back stage (the somewhat boring, but necessary items) and glitterati (the garnishes and decorations that make your board look like a work of art).
Convenience products are super helpful in allowing us more time to work, socialize and do the leisure activities we love, and pre-shredded cheese is one of the most popular. It is a dream for saving time when whipping up a quick pizza or plate of nachos, however, it does have some distinct differences from regular cheese bought in block form.
As a convenience product, in my humble opinion, pre-shredded cheese is almost unbeatable (my pet peeve is washing cheese graters), however I have rounded up some information about why you may want to reconsider using it.
Feeling overwhelmed with cheese etiquette? Not sure which cheese should go with which wine? Are you completely at a loss as to why mold is revered and hated by cheese lovers?
There is so much to learn, and it's all covered here! From how different types of cheese are made, to which wine to pair your cheese with, read on for an expert rundown.
As with a lot of artisinal products, cheese is gaining popularity all over North America. The trend seems to be based on a desire for better quality products that are made closer to our homes from ingredients we understand.
Cheese is a perishable product, and the flavor and texture do change for the worse if it is not stored properly. I can help!
From the round of Boursin that you unwrap, eat half of, and try to re-wrap into the same foil wrapper, to a block of cheddar in the awkward plastic that never forms an airtight barrier after it has been opened the first time (no matter how strategically you cut into it initially), it is frustrating to try and preserve your expensive investment in cheese. A lot of you probably DIY less than ideal cheese storage solutions, but here are tips and products to make sure your DIY is the best that it can be, and that your cheese doesn’t suffer.