Wednesday 20 November 2013

The Co-Operative Helps Shoppers To Create The Perfect Festive Cheeseboard

For a spectacular festive cheeseboard, The Co-operative’s new premium Truly Irresistible Biscuits for Cheese are the perfect place to start. The pack of delicious artisan-style crackers has a clever on-pack food and drink pairings wheel, to help shoppers to create cheeseboard heaven.

Now available in Co-operative food stores nationwide, the new premium biscuit selection pack (300g, £3.00) has an easy-to-use wheel on the back of each pack offering cheese, wine and other food recommendations for each biscuit variant - guaranteed to impress even the most discerning dinner party guest.

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Enjoy thesesame and pumpkin flatbread with a young soft cheese like The Co-operative’s award-winning Truly Irresistible Brie Pays (per kilo, £14.21) or the Truly Irresistible Camembert (250g, £2.65). For a little extra bite, try The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Fruit Chutney (300g, £1.85) and The Co-operative Fairtrade Bonarda Shiraz Argentina (75cl, £5.25), which would be the perfect companions.

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The moreish rosemary round biscuit is an idea partner to The Co-operative’s award-winning Somerset Goat’s Cheese (65g, £1.15). Finish off with a delicious dollop of The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Caramelised Red Onion Chutney (335g, £1.85) and enjoy with olives, dates and figs.

For the oat, chive and walnut square, a hard mature cheese would be a tasty match, such as The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Somerset Vintage (250g, £2.79) or the Truly Irresistible Belton Cheshire (200g, £2.50). The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Tomato and Chilli Chutney (310g, £1.85) would also make a great addition, along with a glass of The Co-operative’s absolutely divine Fairtrade Malbec Argentine 2012 (75cl, £8.49). Add slices of apples and pears, too, for a taste sensation.

Finally, the wheat hexagon biscuit is a great accompaniment to blue cheese and The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Blacksticks White (150g, £2.19) or the Truly Irresistible Picante Gorgonzola (150g, £2.25) would be superb pairings. Enjoy with The Co-operative ViƱa Gala Rioja Tinto (75cl, £5.99) - a delicious Spanish red which will bring out the rich flavours.

For further information, shoppers can contact The Co-operative Customer Careline on (freephone) 0800 0686 727 or visit


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