Good cheeses with LINIE blackcurrant compote and homemade crisp bread

Good cheeses with LINIE blackcurrant compote and homemade crispbread

4 servings


0 h 45 min

Let's make a delicious platter of good cheeses with LINIE blackcurrant compote and homemade crisp bread. This cheese lover's dream features a selection of fine cheeses, perfectly complemented by the tangy sweetness of LINIE blackcurrant compote and the satisfying crunch of homemade crisp bread. With each bite, you'll experience a variety of flavors and textures, from creamy and nutty cheeses to the fruity sweetness of the compote. LINIE Aquavit adds its unique touch with subtle caraway notes that harmonize beautifully with the cheeses, enhancing their flavors and elevating the tasting experience.

Fun fact Did you know that LINIE Aquavit's smooth and balanced character makes it a versatile spirit that pairs exceptionally well with a variety of cheeses?


Crisp bread

  • 50 g rolled oats

  • 50 g sesame seeds

  • 50 g flaxseed

  • 50 g poppy seeds

  • 250 g wheat flour

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 100 ml neutral oil

  • 150 ml water

LINIE blackcurrant compote

  • 300 g blackcurrants – washed

  • 250 g sugar

  • 1 organic lemon – only the grated zest

  • 4 tbsp LINIE Aquavit

Good cheeses

  • 200 g good Cheddar or Parmesan

  • 200 g good Brie or Camembert

  • 200 g good Gouda or Edam

Preparation steps

    Crisp bread

    1. Mix rolled oats, sesame seeds, flaxseeds, poppy seeds, wheat flour, salt, oil and water together in a bowl.

    2. Knead the dough well until it is uniform.

    3. Divide the dough into two portions and roll out each portion between two pieces of baking paper to the desired shape and thickness.

    4. Remove the top sheet of baking paper and bake the crisp bread at 180 degrees Celsius for about 18 minutes, or until they are crispy and golden.

    5. Allow the crisp bread to cool and then break them into suitable pieces.

    LINIE blackcurrant compote

    1. Put blackcurrants and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to the boil.

    2. Simmer for about 10 minutes until the berries are soft and the sugar has dissolved.

    3. Add LINIE Aquavit and lemon zest and stir well.

    4. Allow the blackcurrant jam to cool before serving.


    1. Cut the cheeses into suitable pieces or slices and arrange them on a platter or plate.

    2. Serve crisp bread and blackcurrant jam alongside the cheese platter.

    3. Enjoy the delicious cheeses with crisp bread and blackcurrant jam.

    4. For an extra dimension of flavor, you can try serving LINIE Aquavit Double Cask Port alongside the cheese platter.

Serve with a glass of LINIE and share a great story In addition to being a classic, high-quality aquavit, LINIE is also great for food pairing. What sets LINIE apart is its distinctive aging process. During maturation, it develops a natural sweetness and spiciness that makes it perfect for accompanying a variety of dishes. LINIE acts as a flavor enhancer, creating a harmonious balance between both food and aquavit.

While enjoying the cheese, share the intriguing story of LINIE Aquavit's maturation process, as it travels the globe and acquires its distinct character. It is a conversation starter that adds depth to the dining experience and creates a memorable atmosphere.

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