• ½ cucumber, sliced
  • 250g hard cheese (we used cheddar and red leicester), cut into small cubes
  • 300g pack mixed charcuterie
  • 300g grapes
  • selection of small crackers
  • small bunch rosemary sprigs and pomegranate seeds, to decorate


  • STEP 1

    Find a large board to present your cheeseboard on. Starting with the bottom of the ‘tree’, lay a row of cucumber slices from one side to the other. Working upwards, arrange all the cheese, meats and grapes in rows, each row a little shorter than the last as you reach the top, making a Christmas tree shape.

  • STEP 2

    Cut out a star from cucumber, cheese or meat (or all three, to make a small stack), then arrange at the top. Use a few crackers to make a stump at the bottom and decorate with rosemary sprigs and pomegranate seeds for baubles.

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