Strawberries combined with dairy such as milk or cream are combinations that we all know and love. Think of a strawberry milkshake or strawberries with whipped cream on a tarte. Less we are used to combine strawberries with cheeses.
However if you look at the aroma profile of strawberry aromas smelling like fruity, cheesy, green, roasted are crucial to obtain strawberry.
So if cheesy, fruity is so important for strawberry, it is not so surprising to find out that cheese and strawberry combine.
Sneakpeek of possible strawberry & cheese combinations
With the Foodpairing Inspiration Tool we can start from strawberry and through the filters we can immediately see which cheeses have an aromatic link to the strawberry. Generally seen, the spicy, salty character of cheese is very tasty with the sweet and sour taste of strawberry.