What is a meat and cheese board?
A meat and cheese board, also called a charcuterie board, is a spread of cheeses and cured meats along with garnishes and accents such as nuts and olives, fruits and vegetables, mustards and dips, jams and spreads, and crackers and breads.
How much meat and cheese do I need for a meat and cheese board?
A good rule of thumb when shopping for a meat and cheese board is to plan on 2 ounces of meat and 2 ounces of cheese per person. If the meat and cheese board is serving as the entire meal, 5 ounces of each is appropriate.
What's the difference between burrata vs. mozzarella on a meat and cheese board?
Mozzarella is made from cow's milk or buffalo's milk and is kneaded and stretched to create a cheese with a delicate consistency. Burrata is made with an outer shell of mozzarella that's filled with soft, fresh curd and cream. Mozzarella has a tangier flavor and denser texture, while burrata is looser and creamier.