Category Archives: Cheese and Seafood

cheese and tuna

Seafood and cheese in general may seem like a strange combination. However, many of our articles have proved otherwise, suggesting that cheese can be a great pairing to fish types such as salmon and prawns. However, does cheese and tuna go together? In this article, we look at the best cheeses to pair with tuna. Can you Pair Cheese and Tuna Together? Cheese and tuna are commonly paired together in sandwiches and toasties. Therefore, this means a creamy cheese or a cheese with good melting properties is required. It is key to not choose a cheese that is too rich that would ultimately overpower the flavour of the tuna. The cheese should be used to add and enhance the flavour and add to the texture. Top 4 Cheeses to Pair with Tuna are: -Mozzarella -Cheddar -Comte or Gruyere -Fresh cheese (cream cheese or cottage cheese) Classic Cheese to Pair with…

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what cheese goes with prawns

Seafood and cheese may seem like an odd combination, however, if paired correctly it can make for a very good match. In addition, there are a variety of great dishes that do match seafood and cheese well, for example, fish pie. Alternatively, prawns are added as a great twist to mac and cheese. In this article, we look at the best cheese that goes with prawns. What Cheese goes with Prawns? To choose the perfect prawn and cheese pairing, look at what cheese is used in key seafood dishes. For example, cheddar is used most commonly in fish pie and mac and cheese. Cheddar is also a very mild cheese, and will not overpower the salty sea flavour, but enhance it due to the buttery sweetness of the cheddar. Top 5 Cheeses to Pair with Prawns are: Cheddar Light cream cheese Mozzarella Parmigiano Reggiano Mild Blue cheese Tip: Use cheese…

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salmon and cheese

Whilst fish and cheese may seem like a strange combination, it is more common than you think, for example, take the classic fish pie. However, most recipes online just state ‘cheese’. But what are the specific examples of cheese that pairs with salmon? Which Cheese Pairs with Salmon? Whilst cream cheese may seem like a bit of a cop-out, it is a great cheese matching perfectly with smoked salmon. The light, fresh and creamy flavours cut through the slightly oily, salty fish. Top 5 Cheeses to Pair with Salmon are:  Cream cheese Parmesan Halloumi Bocconcini Mild blue cheese Does Hard Cheese make for a Good Pairing with Salmon? Parmigiano Reggiano (also known as Parmesan) cheese is also another famous classic, produced in Italy. This is a traditional hard cheese that is dense, rich, and packed with flavour. Parmesan has a grainy texture, however, true Parmigiano Reggiano has a fruity, sweet,…

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