Cheese is one of the those ingredients that when paired well can really compliment and be complimented by other food and drink.
With so much variety on offer in the cheese world it's not surprising that many people choose to pair cheeses with the wrong ingredients.
That's where something like this handy infographic from Foody Direct comes into play. It lists a whole range of ingredients - meats, crackers and wines - and then offers up suggestions on what cheeses to pair each one with.
Crackers is a good one because it's here that many people opt for whatever is in the cupboard rather than looking to pair a cracker with a well chosen cheese.
Chef Pierre Troisgros has died at the age of 92. The legendary chef was one of the pioneers of nouvelle cuisine, and at his Maison Troisgros restaurant in Roanne, France, he was able to change French gastronomy.