5 Amazing Appetizers That Go Great with Cheese Plates
Once you try these unique accompaniments, you may never go back to grapes and olives.
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The Japanese Accompaniment You Didn't See Coming
Miso, a fermented soybean paste, is not something you'd automatically think goes with dairy. Yet, in The Art of the Cheese Plate
, Tia Keenan makes the case that its pleasantly savory umami taste complements smoked cheeses (such as cheddar) surprisingly well. The book has a terrific recipe for miso-glazed carrots, which also includes maple syrup, orange juice and zest, nutmeg and cumin, so it's sweet with a little zip.
Get the recipe: Miso-Glazed Carrots