"Charcuterie" is a French word referring to a shop that specializes in prepared meats, and the cured, preserved and dried meats sold in the shop.
- Serving board - Cheese knives - Small bowls (try different sizes to add variation!)
Pull cheese from the fridge an hour ahead so the flavors shine.
Include cheeses with different flavors and textures.
Fill the bowls with cheese spreads, olives or red peppers.
Choose food-safe greenery, like lemon or grape leaves.
Try folding the slices in different ways to add visual interest, texture and height.
Include a variety of meats, like prosciutto and different sausages.
When placing, consider the flavors that'll pair well.
Go for sweet and savory flavor combos here.
This will add balance and sweetness to your board.
Use any fruit you've got; fresh and dried work equally well.
You're almost done! Finish it off with savory bits and bobs.
Don't forget the serving utentils!