Honey and Cheese are One Sweet Pair

Posted by National Honey Board on June 04, 2018

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Few pairings are as natural and complementary as honey and cheese. With so many varieties, styles and flavors to choose from, the pairing possibilities are nearly endless.

An easy go-to snack for parties, there is nothing like a good cheese board - check out these tips to make your next board the definition of "buzzworthy" - and with the help of our friend and fellow honey and cheese lover, Marie Simmons, we've got a few simple and delicious pairings to start with:

  • Clover: with a sweet delicate floral aroma and taste with lasting sweetness, this everyday honey pairs well with dairies such as cheese and butter.
  • Orange Blossom: sweet with mild floral and perfume like notes, this common honey goes very nicely with goat cheese and is a great ingredient in salad dressings and baked goods.
  • Tupelo: floral, buttery, bright, clean with a sweet finish, tupelo honey pairs very nicely with salted cheeses like cheddar.

If you're looking to take your celebration of all things cheese to the next level, we've got six honey-inspired and deliciously gooey recipes. From appetizers and snacks to main dishes and desserts, these recipes are worthy of the cheesiest celebration.

Do you have a favorite honey and cheese pairing or recipe? We'd love to hear about it in the comments below!