December 1, 2017

Putting together the perfect cheese board is easy! Ideally, you want 3-5 different kinds of cheese. Have enough variety of cheese, without being too extravagant, so have at least 2 popular kinds of cheese. Try combine different styles. textures and colours. Start off with one soft-ripened, one hard and one blue, and then add something with a bit more flavour if you're feeling adventurous.


250 g Fairview camembert rounds

100 g Simonsberg Creamy blue cheese

100 g Fairview White Rock with Pear and Caramel

250 g Lancewood creamed cottage cheese

140 g Ficcaci black olives

150 g Ficcaci pimento olives

200 g Cherry tomatoes

5 Dessert peaches, halved

250 g Gooseberries

250 g Blueberries

200 g pistachio nuts

200 g pecan nuts

1/2 spanspek, peeled, deseeded, cut lengthways into 8 slices

8 slices Parma ham

200 g Tasty Treats cracker mix


1Arrange cheeses, olives, cherry tomatoes, peaches, gooseberries, blueberries, pecans, pistachios and crackers in groups on a platter or wooden cheese board. Wrap the Parma ham around the slices of spanspek and place next to the cheeses. Enjoy with a chilled bottle of Kleine Zalze MCC Rosé.