Keep a selection of savoury snacks and treats in the fridge and pantry, and you’ll be able to whip up a platter in no time. All you need is chilled wine or a refreshing fruit juice and you’ll be good to go.
Olives are a snack-platter essential and these tasty offerings come at a delicious price too. R9,99, Pick n Pay
This Mediterranean-flavoured cottage cheese is a flavourful and healthy choice. R19,99, Woolworths
For a mouthwatering bite that’s fantastic with cheese, try Peppadew® Mild Pickled Onions. R19,99, Checkers
Keep a Fairview Camembert or two in the fridge and bring an instant sense of sophistication to any impromptu platter. R21, Pick n Pay
Crackers are a festive-season essential – this savoury selection from Woolworths is great! R39,95
Fruit preserves add that extra sense of celebration to any cheese-and-cracker pairing – try this clementine preserve, it’s great! R53,90, Melissa’s