Palate-pleasing combinations to elevate summer dining.
Palate-pleasing combinations to elevate summer dining.
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Title – Radiant Summer Pairings. A summer inspired charcuterie board with aged cheddars, slices of salami and prosciutto, crackers, raspberries and cherries.
Pairing wine, beer and fine cheese isn’t reserved for star chefs and sommeliers. Matching textures and flavours will enhance any dining experience. And it’s a fun way to get creative this summer. Try our recipes and pairing suggestions designed to deliver the optimum balance of flavour to the palate. And take your dinner, lunch or brunch to the next level.
A colorful brunch salad made of mixed greens, sliced eggs, avocado cubes, and tomatoes with a small bowl of sliced cheese.
A fresh take on brunch.
This satisfying brunch salad is served family style. Crisp salad greens and veggies serve as a bed for an extraordinary mix of flavours and textures. Roasted chicken, Black River 3-year-old cheddar, candied walnuts, bacon, avocado, and hard-boiled eggs come together with a delightful mix of fresh herbs. Pair this dish with a bright and fruity sangria.
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Mini ham cheese quiche served with a small garden salad with Pepper jack cheese on the side.
From personal serving to personal favourite.
Personalize brunch for you and your guests with these mini quiches. Smoked ham and Black River Pepper Jack Cheddar punctuate these fluffy quiches in a perfect cheesy pasty. A white balsamic frisée salad on the side adds a pop of taste and texture. Pair with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice or a glass of Pinot Gris for the perfect amount of acidity.
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Savoury French toast chipotle bechamel on a plate in front of a chipotle cheddar cheese log and two glasses of clamato juice.
A toast to French Toast.
Greet the weekend with taste and style. Friends and family will love this savoury French Toast baked with Chipotle Bechamel. Thick-sliced brioche bread soaks up the rich cheese sauce and is this then baked with a fresh cracked egg. Meet the richness and spice of this dish with an equally bold brunch cocktail – the classic Canadian Caesar.
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Six Black River Cheese packaged products: Pepper Jack Cheese, Goat Cheese, Cheddar with Honey, Smoked Gouda, 2 Year Aged Cheddar, and Maple Cheddar.
Finer moments deserve a finer cheese.
Black River Cheese was established in Prince Edward County, Ontario in 1901. They are dedicated to preserving a century old tradition of producing only the finest quality cheese with a focus on natural and local ingredients. Renowned for their naturally-aged and specialty cheddars, Black River Cheeses are exceptional on their own, and the cornerstone of inspired flavour pairings.

A wooden barrel topped with an assortment of cheeses, meats, fruits and breads.
A gourmet experience is a few clicks away.
We are excited to launch a new Black River Cheese website featuring our premium artisan cheeses and much more. From Croque Madame to savoury galette, we’ve assembled our favourite gourmet recipes for you to share and enjoy. To complete your dining experience, there’s a pairing tool to match wine and food with your favourite cheeses. Bon appetite!
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People around a table dressed in several platters of assorted cheeses, meats, fruits, vegetables, crackers, nuts, and cocktails.
Build the perfect summer charcuterie board
With summer in full swing, many of us are happily hosting small gatherings of friends and family in our backyards. Armed with an excuse to prepare food for a slightly larger group, a creatively assembled charcuterie board satisfies the pent-up desire to impress guests.
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