Songs that bring out salty flavours
Studies show staccato sounds bring out the texture in cheese and enhance saltiness. This means that songs with a high tempo and low danceability pair perfectly with salty cheeses like goat's cheese and cheddar. To pair with the goat's cheese, mature cheddar and pistachios from your platter, we've picked out popular hits known for their strong, steady beat.
The best tunes for salty flavours
|Viva la Vida
Want to make it Christmassy? Listen to the Christmas song ‘Carol of the Bells’ by violinist Lindsey Stirling with danceability of 0.23 and tempo of 168. It'll bring out the salty taste and creamy texture of your cheese tasting.
Party songs make your fruit taste sweeter
It turns out that high pitched sounds have the ability to make your foods taste sweeter. Spotify's party genre is full of high key tunes that will not only lift your spirits, they'll make your fruity accompaniments taste even more tongue tingling. Pair these party songs with apricots and they'll cut through your cheeses perfectly!
|Swedish House Mafia
|Don't You Worry Child- Radio Edit
|Waka Waka (It's Time for Africa)
If you're feeling festive, savour the fruity flavours of cheese tasting by listening to Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney or We wish you a Merry Christmas performed by André Rieu.
SIt back, relax - and enjoy the sensational savoury flavours
Umami is a Japanese word used to describe a pleasant savoury taste. Studies show low, slow songs enhance umami flavours such as cheeses and meats, which is why we've chosen heartwarming classics to pair with your brie and stilton. Take slow bites, focus on the melody and let the cheeses take over your tastebuds.
|3 rounds and a sound
|Please, please, please, let me get what I want
If you're playing the festive version of our cheese tasting game, try listening to Blue Christmas by Elvis Presley alongside your blue cheese.