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whip up the perfect platter – a great way to entertain guests


Platters are a great way to entertain guests. Not only are they easy to prepare and serve, there’s always something for everyone on them! With so many different options on how to prepare a platter, understandably it can get a bit overwhelming trying to put together a gram-worthy board! Let us talk you through some of our top tips below.


The prep:

Before tackling the food, ensure you have your base sorted. A chopping board or wooden board works great. You want to make sure it’s not too small for your food, but also not so large that you’ll be left with empty spaces. Alternatively, having multiple boards of varying sizes can also work.


The food:

The key to platters is variety. Anything goes really, but we recommend selecting your products from a few key categories below to ensure there is a great mix of flavours.


  • SWEETS | Break up savoury flavours with some sweet treat items. We love using our Biscuit Bites, Rumballs or Tarts. For something even more fancy, cut up our NEW dessert Brownie into some bite-sized pieces.
  • CHEESE | Depending on how many people you’re serving, 1 –  2 different styles of cheese are a great place to start.
  • DIPS | Think hummus, chunky dips, pesto etc. Check out our delicious Chickpea Hummus Recipe here.
  • CRACKERS & BREAD | We have a great range of crackers that are great for dips, as bases for toppings or enjoying alone.
  • MEAT | Spicy salami, chorizo, ham…. whatever you fancy!
  • FRESH | Grapes, cherry tomatoes, strawberries etc.
  • EXTRAS | Why not add some marinated olives, stuffed bell peppers or nuts?


Overall, platters are a great way to entertain your guests – they cater to groups of all sizes and all different tastebuds. If you do create platters featuring any of our products, we’d absolutely love to see! Share them with us on our social pages, links below.


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