Ready, Set, Go - Hippity, Hoppity Easter's on its way! Also special guest in Cheese Shop.

Ready, Set, Go – Hippity, Hoppity Easter’s on its way! Also special guest in Cheese Shop.

The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. – Harriet Ann Jacobs

Dear Customers,

Easter shopping at Herma’s is a delight. It isn’t possible to shop for Easter dinner and Easter gifts without feeling cheerful. Cuddly bunnies, European chocolates, Maple Sugar Ham along with so many gourmet goodies to fill your table, not to mention pretty flowers to make a beautiful table feel special, all contribute to the enjoyment of such a lovely holiday.

We hope you will visit us for all your Easter needs.

Getting Ready for Easter – Setting the Table

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Sophie Conran’s dishes lend themselves beautifully to all sorts of entertaining, including, and especially, that of the special Easter and Passover meals. At Herma’s we carry the entire collection of Sophie Conran’s white porcelain!

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For Entertaining Guests, We Suggest…

Edilicious Cheese Appetizers

Edilicious Cheese Appetizers found in our freezer section are beautiful, like pretty cakes, and absolutely delicious – the perfect tool for entertaining.

Each of our Edilicious Appetizer Cakes have either cream cheese or goat cheese base and are complimented with foods like pistachios, olives, sundried tomatoes, pecans, figs, roasted red peppers, mangos and blueberries.

Herma’s Signature Products

Herma’s Signature Products are made fresh in small batches on a weekly basis in Herma’s very own kitchen and are the perfect choice for serving guests over Easter Weekend.

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Signature Products include…

Marinated Goat Cheese RoundsChicken Liver PateLemo- Licious CheeseHerma’s Chevre (wonderful tossed in pasta or stuffed in chicken breasts) – Stilton PateSundried Tomato Dip Seafood Dazzler ( lovely used in English Tea Sandwiches,  spread over slices of cucumber or stuffed in cherry tomatoes) – Peppercorn Cheddar BallSavoury Cheddar SpreadSpicy Pimento SpreadBeer Cheese SpreadBacon Cheddar Spread ( may be used melted inside baked potatoes)

Grocery List

Meats

Maple Sugar Ham (Hams will be available Thursday morning, April 18th.) – Smoked Pork Chops – Flank Steak


Charcuterie

Prosciutto Toscana – Fennel Salami – Speck Atto Adige


Seafood – We suggest…

Tiger Shrimp – Scallops  – Halibut  – Smoked Salmon


Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes – Scalloped Potatoes   – Potato Puff w/ Cheese – Sweet Potato Puff – Gratin Dauphinois


Soups We suggest…

Cream of Carrot, Ginger and Orange – Cream of Potato & Bacon – Roasted Red Pepper

Other Foods and CondimentsWe suggest…

Manoucher’s Baguette Bread – Sabine’s Baguette Crisps – Sable & Rosenfeld’s Party Cups (edible)  – d’arbo’s Apricot Rose Spread – ITACA’s Lemon Olive Oil – Garlic Expressions – award-winning Rootham’s Raspberry Champagne Mustard Salad Dressing

Dessert

La Rocca Cake (Cakes will arrive Wednesday afternoon.)


BreakfastWe suggest…

Quiche Lorraine – Stonewall Kitchen’s Toasted Coconut Pancake & Waffle Mix – Mackay’s Orange Marmalade with Champagne

**Next shipment of Village Grocer frozen foods will arrive Thursday morning, April 18th.**

Don’t forget! We also carry the most darling napkins for Easter and spring.

Easter Gift Suggestions

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Chocolates (Fraktals, Godiva, Holdsworth)Shortbread CookiesCartwright & Butler Candies and BiscuitsFlower & White Meringue Drops along with…

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cuddly JellyCat Bunnies, Ducks and Lambs. And don’t forget about our beautifully wrapped gift certificates which make the perfect hostess gifts.

In the Cheese Shop…

Special Guest Pat Bertozzi of Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Company

Saturday, April 13th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Cheese Shop

Herma is excited to introduce Pat Bertozzi and her NEW cheeses from Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Company. These Cheeses are hand made in Prince Edward County using fresh local goat and buffalo milk.

Cheeses sampled will be…

Truffalo – Buffalina – Cape Vessey –  Morning Moon – and others

All would be beautiful on a cheese platter for Easter entertaining.

Cheese Trays

Offering a cheese and charcuterie tray is a lovely way to entertain guests. If you would like a tray especially created just for you this Easter holiday please call 905-885-9250 or stop by. As cheese trays are so popular for holiday entertaining, we do request that your order for Easter Sunday and Monday be made no later than Friday at 4 p.m..

Good News! Easter Hours

Herma’s is OPEN the entire Easter Weekend including Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Best luck to you and yours as you tackle the delightful task of preparing your Easter meal. We look forward to being of assistance to you in any way we can.

Sincerely,

Meredith Ender

Communication Coordinator

Herma’s Fine Foods & Gifts

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