Knowing your cheeses is one thing, but knowing how each cheese type should be cut and served is just as important. See below an illustrative diagram for each cheese type and the best cutting technique for each.
Best to cut wedges, working your way around the cheese.
Similar to round cheeses, cut small sized wedges.
Cream cheeses, like Mascapone, are best served in a bowl.
Cut vertically, creating small logs.
Criss-cross to create smaller wedges.
Thin wedges to reveal the soft creamy interiors.
HALF MOON CHEESES
Perfectly shaped for sliced wedges.
Cut into smaller blocks or wedges.
Slice lengthways to display as wedges.