Cheese and Stilton etiquette

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Stag Horn Cheese KnifeUse the cheese knife that is with the cheese board and put the piece of cheese that you choose on your cheese or side plate. Cut a small piece from this with your small butter or cheese knife and place on your cracker, bread or biscuit. You can eat the cheese just in your fingers if you like but don't forget to cut it up into small pieces first.

Round cheese: Cut a small triangular portion as you would a cake.

Wedge Shaped Cheese i.e a piece of Brie: Never cut the end of the piece just cut lengthways in slivers.

Stilton: If the Stilton is round a Stilton spoon/scoop is usually provided. Scoop a portion for yourself from the middle of the Stilton. If the cheese is a half round or wedge cut a small triangular portion as you would a cake. 

Cheese rind: This can be eaten or removed from your portion with your knife.

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