By grouping together cheeses with distinctly different tastes (aged, soft, hard or blue), then mixing them with sweet and savory food pairings, a cheese plate can be the standout appetizer of a social occasion. Suggested ingredients: 1/4 pound manchego cheese; 1/4 pound fontina cheese; 1/4 pound goat cheese; 1/4 pound blue cheese; 1/2 pound figs; 1/4 pound prosciutto, thinly sliced; salted crackers; unsalted crackers; olives; herbs; black pepper; one bunch red grapes; one bunch green grapes; baguette; honey; raspberry compote.
English Rose 'Lady Emma Hamilton'
Color: dark red buds with dashes of orange. Fully open flowers are tangerine orange on petal insides, with yellow orange on the outside. Leaves very dark bronzy green that evolves to dark green at maturity.
Flower: double/full bloom
Fragrance: strong delicious fruity fragrance with hints of pear, grape and citrus.
Shrub size: 4 ft tall x 3 ft wide
RHS "Award of Garden Merit"