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Yummiest Festive Food Platters for Christmas 2021

A good Christmas spread full of festive nibbles, sweet, savoury and even meat-free. That’s what you can expect to see in our new blog, Yummiest Festive Food Platters for Christmas 2021!

Cheese Boards

Cheese cheese cheese. What a better place to kick start this blog.

You’re crazy if you’re not a cheese fan – especially at Christmas!

Whether it be brie, camembert, the worlds best cheese Gruyere from Berlin, or the trusty, nutty, good old red Leicester – Whatever the cheese, it’s only right we mention cheese boards in our Yummiest Festive Food Platters for Christmas 2021 list.

The Cheese Selection (Serves 8-10) is only £30.00 at Marks & Spencers.

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It boasts a collection of the best British and French cheeses: Vintage Red Fox, Cropwell Bishop Stilton, Cornish Cruncher Cheddar, Brie de Meaux and Comté!

With this Cheese collection, you could create something spectacular like the Ultimate cheese platter, a perfect spread for your guests this Christmas.

Ultimate cheese platter

It’s not only about the combination of textures and flavours, but how everything comes together visually.

Dessert and Sweet Treat Platter

Nothing says Christmas like a naughty sweet treat platter. Packed with candy canes and Ferrero Rochers, macaroons and gingerbread men, a festive dessert platter will be a hit for children and adults alike during the Christmas period.

Serve with homemade baileys, mulled wine or hot chocolate, it’s the perfect way to welcome Santa to your home.

Kick things off with Morrisons Best 12 Macaroon Selection, new, and just £3.00 per box!

Morrisons 12 Macaroon Selection is a good start to creating a tasty sweet Christmas platter.

Meat glorious meat

What’s a Christmas spread without succulent turkey breast and pigs in blankets?

Whether it’s a Christmas day joint or cold, snackable meats served on platters in the run-up to Christmas for guests and family, meat is the traditional treat of the festive period.

Christmas Meat Platters – Ruby Joy
Credit: Ruby Joy

This Christmas, support local farming and agriculture by shopping for your Christmas meats from independent businesses.

2kg Turkey Boneless Breast
2kg Boned & Rolled Pork Joint
1.5kg Topside Beef Joint
10 Pigs in Blankets
500g Streaky Bacon
500g Sausage Meat
1 Packet of Sage &
Onion or Parsley & Thyme Stuffing
The Christmas Meat Hamper, now only £79.99 from Brood Butchers can be delivered in time for Christmas! (Terms Apply)

The Christmas Meat Hamper by Brood UK butchers is the perfect example of home-grown, free-range meat.

“We offer fresh local food from the fields to you. Feeding Redditch, Droitwich, Studley, Bromsgrove and surrounding area.”

Meat Free Platters

It’s 2021, which means to exclude a meat-free option would be unfair to many people. If you enjoy meat at Christmas, fine. If you don’t, also fine!

So, here’s some delicious meat-free festive platter inspo.

Vegan platters are a tasty addition to a festive food spread for family members who favour a meat-free diet.

Credit: SweetSimpleVegan

Vegan platters boast fruit, veggies, nuts, vegan substitutes such as vegan cheeses and hummus. They’re tasty, healthy and offer a variety of textures and flavours for the guests who favour a meat-free diet.

Cranberries and vegan cheese scream Christmas, and on Snizl, there’s the Brie & Cranberry Veggie Rolls, just £2.65, 160g.

Brie & Cranberry Veggie Rolls | Higgidy

That’s all for now!

We hope you found this blog enjoyable and feel inspired to create your very own Christmas Platters during the festive period.

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This is a festive platter in itself!

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