by Peter Coucquyt
on November 19, 2014

Strawberry – Chavroux Cheese – Basil

Key odorants in Chavroux are fruity, cheesy ketones (a ketone is an organic compound with the structure RC(=O)R'). These ketones make the match with the fruity and cheesy aromas of strawberry.

The floral notes of strawberry make a bridge to the citrus and spicy notes in basil. Discover more strawberry and cheese pairings.


  • 165 g Chavroux
  • 90 g Whipped cream
  • 22,5 g Milk
  • 30 g Icing sugar
  • 75 g Strawberry
  • 10,5 g Icing sugar
  • 3 Butter crisps , Jules Destrooper
  • Lemon zest

Blend the Chavroux with the cream, milk and powdered sugar until smooth. Blend fruit with 7 g powdered sugar. Strain. Crumble the butter waffles.


  • 18 Strawberries
  • Basil
  • Lemon zest

Put a large spoon of Chavroux on a plate. Disperse with the back of the spoon. Halve the remaining strawberries and arrange on the Chavroux. Add some coulis. Grate some peel of lemon or lime over the strawberries. Season with some basil leaves and a spoon of crumbled butter waffle.

by Peter Coucquyt
A former Michelin-starred chef, Peter applies his culinary expertise to the science of Foodpairing®, infusing the sensory experiences of aroma, taste and texture into every one of his creations.

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