Go beyond meat and cheese this holiday season and serve up a grazing board tailored made to your tastes. If you’re looking for a sweet sensation, we’ve got a dessert board just for you. If you’re hosting a holiday brunch or “linner,” our English breakfast board is sure to satisfy. The best part is all you have to do is purchase the products, get out your best board, assemble and serve. Pull up a chair, this one’s going to be good!
1. Dessert Grazing Board
This grazing board idea will please the sweet tooth at your table. It’s a mix of our best seasonal chocolate offerings, confection and for colour, fruit, all on one, bountiful, beautiful board.
On a pretty platter or board, arrange any of the following : Panache Milk Chocolate Pecan Caramel Clusters + Panache Raspberry White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies + Panache Swiss Milk Chocolate Nougat Bar Pieces + Panache Traditional Butter Fudge + an Almond Kringle From our Bakery Dept. + Fruit Cake Slices + Candy Cane Flavoured Cotton Candy + Panache Scottish Shortbread + Panache Biscuit Belgian Collection Cookies + Panache Milk Chocolate Covered Sponge Toffee + Panache Belgian Chocolate Truffles + Panache Profiteroles
Wash and dry your favourite fruits including: Physalis, strawberries, cherries, red currants, persimmon, or frozen cranberries by stirring 1 tbsp Compliments Pasteurized Egg Whites with 1 tsp water in a bowl until well combined. Lightly brush on dried fresh fruit or thawed and dried Compliments Frozen Cranberries to evenly coat. Sprinkle with granulated sugar overtop, gently rolling in sugar to coat. Let dry completely on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, 1-2 hours. Assemble on your board and serve to oohs and ahhs.
2. Dips and Dippers Grazing Board
Think of all your favourite dips, dippable accompaniments, sweet and savoury munchies and you’ve got the ultimate grazing board. Perfect for a casual night in with friends, game night by the fire, or post skate, ski or tobogganing with the kids. Any way you dip it, this is a beautiful board.
On a hearty wooden board arrange: 1 Compliments Baked Brie Topped with Jam + Nuts + Hummus (or make this colourful beet hummus recipe) + Compliments Guacamole + Cheese Balls + Chutney + Whipped Cream Cheese with Herbs + Breadsticks wrapped in cured meats (Prosciutto, Salami, Mortadella), Pretzel Sticks + Various Sized/Shaped Crackers + Bread or Bagel Rounds + Tortilla Chips + Veggie Spears (mini cucumbers, asparagus, celery, radish halves, cherry tomato halves, carrots, cauliflower pieces, endive spears) + Halved Figs + Dried Fruit + Hard Cheese Triangles or Pieces (such as Panache Parmigiano Reggiano or Asiago, aged cheddar).
3. Italian Grazing Board
Go big on an antipasti board that takes its inspiration from Italy. From firm and hard Italian cheese, to cured meats (think paper-thin slices of salty, buttery Proscuitto di Parma PDO), olives, ready-made meatballs and marinara dipping sauce, this board goes beyond the usual suspects to give you a bite of la dolce vita this holiday.
On a hand-painted ceramic platter arrange: Italian Olives + Artichokes in Oil + Pepperoncini + Rana Carbonara Ravioli (crisped in an air fryer) + Compliments Marinara as a Dipping Sauce + Bread Sticks (wrapped in prosciutto) + Taralli + Crostini + Focaccia + Biscotti + Selection of Italian Cheeses (like: Panache Parmigiano or Pecorino, Asiago, Taleggio, Gorgonzola) + Mortadella + Prosciutto + Bocconcini (drizzled with pesto and olive oil + Compliments Italian-Style Meatballs + Fresh Figs + Green Grapes + Blood Oranges + Pomegranates + Sliced Melon + Pistachios + Roasted Almonds, Hazelnuts and Walnuts + Rosemary Sprigs + Dried Apricots + Sundried Tomatoes in Oil (thinly sliced) + Extra Virgin Olive Oil for drizzling.
Pretty up your plate with these easy Caprese Skewers: Thread cherry tomato, a basil leaf, bocconcini (brushed in Sobeys pesto or sundried tomato pesto), repeat layer.
4. English Breakfast Grazing Board
Why serve up the same old for your yearly holiday brunch, when you could lay on this robust, generous grazing board featuring UK favourites including rashers, breakfast sausages, fried eggs and Branston pickle? Bet you even a royal would be impressed!
Grab a hearty wooden board and load it up with: Halved tomatoes (fried) or Mini Tomatoes on the Vine (roasted) + Mini Portobellos and Mixed Mushrooms (roasted) + Sliced Avocado + Baked Beans (in a mini cast-iron pan) + Soft Boiled or Sunnyside Up Eggs (in a pan) + Rashers + Compliments Pork Breakfast Sausages + Prairie Harvest Multigrain Bread (toasted, thickly sliced) + Ketchup + Orange Marmalade + Branston Pickle + Mustard + English Cheddar + English Stilton + Rounds of Oranges + Sliced Pears & Apples + Compliments Sausage Rolls.
5. New York Deli Grazing Board
Why not turn your dining room table into your favourite deli with all the fixings? This grazing board channels your inner New Yorker with the city’s famous bagels, whipped cream cheese, kosher pickles and lox, gotta have the lox!
On your bubby’s best platter arrange: New York- Style Bagels + Bagel Chips + Pumpernickel Bread + Cherry Tomatoes + Sliced Red Onions + Capers or Caper Berries + Sliced Lemons + Compliments Fresh Dill + Whipped Cream Cheese + Goat’s Cheese Rolled in Herbs + Olives + Compliments Hummus + Compliments Gravlax Atlantic Salmon + Smoked Trout + Roasted Red Peppers + Kielbasa + Deli Sliced Roast Beef & Pastrami + Kosher Pickles + Grainy Mustard + Potato Salad (in a bowl) + Chicken Live Pate + Hard Boiled Eggs + Panache New York Cheesecake Applause Selection