Blue Cheese Pairing Guide

Blue Cheese Pairing Guide

There are many uses for Blue cheeses in the kitchen and on menus, from appetizers, salads, and snacks, to cooked dishes and desserts. Generally, the strong flavor of Blue cheeses pairs well with strong-flavored foods and beverages; milder-flavored cheeses are compatible with milder-flavored wines, beers, and foods. As we outlined in our Food Pairings Job Guides, pairings can be based on complementary or contrasting flavors. Most cheeses can be considered savory. Items in red italics are sweet, or contrasting.
The others are complementary pairing suggestions.