Herma’s News – New for Gifting, Black Friday Sale, Your Holiday Spread, Gift Baskets

The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young. The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of the angels is sung. – Phillip Brooks

Dear Customers,

Lighting ceremonies, parades, nights of music and get-togethers are happening this weekend, and in the weekends to come. A happy, festive charge of electricity is beginning to fill the air, making us feel as if something magical might happen. Such a wonderful time! We hope you’ll think of us as you prepare for this joyous season of making merry and festive feasting.

New at Herma’s – Great for gifting!

Portus Cale of Portugal

Each beautiful fragrance from Portus Cale of Portugal is packaged by hand using the most exquisite materials.

Festive Blue (above, a lucious wood-scented bouquet with notes of fir, cedar and rosemary)

Black Edition (fresh citrus top notes and warm cedar, amber and musk base notes)

Ruby Red (succulent fusion of grape & red berries)

Gold & Blue (below, floral with a harmonious confluence of pink pepper and jasmine)

Baratti & Milano Confectionary

Assorted Chocolates – Individually Wrapped Amaretti Cookies – Assorted Italian Cookies – Three-Layer Praline (Cremino) – and so much more

Beautifully packaged sweets and chocolates created and presented to a standard that only the Italians can abide now fill our table in the Studio. A charming gift for the person that has everything – especially a sweet tooth.

Cheers to you! Champagne Flutes

Sometimes making a toast is the most important part of making merry. Toast the holidays in style with beautiful champagne flutes from Herma’s.

Black Friday Sale

Thursday, November 24th to Monday, November 28th

50% off ALL Christmas-Themed Linens and Door Mats

Cloth Placemats – Cloth Table Runners – Cloth Napkins – Oven Mitts – Aprons (adult and child) – Kitchen Towels – Door Mats

We have an amazing collection of Christmas-themed linens of all types from elegant and modern, to nostalgic and old fashioned, to whimsical and fun. What’s more? They are a whopping 50% off – just in time to make your kitchen and dining room come alive with the Christmas spirit.

Herma’s Cheese Shop

We have the perfect collection of cheeses and more that will make your holiday party or get-together festive and fun.

photo by Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

Your Holiday Spread…

Festive Cheeses

Beppino Occelli’s Barolo – Brie de Meaux – Taleggio – Shropshire Blue – Blue Stilton – Sharp Cheddar Ball – Smoky Cheddar Ball – Horseradish Raifort – Irish Whiskey Cheese – Paulus Abbey Beer Cheese – Limoncino Blue & all sorts of other amazing cheeses

Festive Condiments and Pairing Ideas

Peach Prosecco Sparkling Jam (creamy cheeses) – French Onion Jam (mountain cheeses and crusty breads) – Cherry Merlot Wine Jam (aged hard cheeses and a glass of Merlot) – Red Pepper Jelly (creamy, mild cheese) – Cranberry Garlic Preserve with Rum – Moroccan Spiced Sour Cherry – Crabapple with Lavender & Gin – Raspberry with Merlot & Peppercorn – Saltspring Kitchen’s Winter Wonder Jam of Strawberry, Cranberry, Orange & Bourbon Jam (Brie, Fresh Chevre) – Saltspring Kitchen’s Cranberry, Sour Cherry & Port Preserve (Camembert, Brie, Blue Cheese, Pork) – Red Wine Jam (goat cheese) – Fig Jam

Baked Brie

Consider dolloping one of the condiments above on top of brie using one of our Brie Bakers. This warm, oozing, cozy treat will have guests swooning.

Also for your Cheese Platter…

Honey with Almonds – Honey with Hazelnuts – Fig Ball – Traditional Pressed Fruit for Cheese (wheel containing three kinds: Cranberry & Almond, Fig & Almond, Date & Walnut) – Duck Confit – Foie Gras Champagne – Duck & Foie Gras with Armagnac – Pistachios – Almonds – Mixed Nuts – Cheddar Biscuits – Crackers – Toasts

And of course…Charcuterie

Prosciutto, Porchetta and Fennel Salami may be sliced especially for you. All kinds of Charcuterie may be found packaged in our coolers, located just around the corner from our Cheese Shop.

Herma’s Signature Products

Made fresh on a weekly basis for 17 years in Herma’s very own kitchen.

3/5 photos by Gary Mulcahey

Herma’s Signature Cheddar Bacon Spread and Seafood Dazzler are both delicious heated in something like a candle-lit fondue pot (or heated in microwave) and served with crackers, toasts or tortilla chips. A lovely addition to your holiday table.

Don’t forget sweets!

Stollen and Panettone will make the perfect crown jewel for your holiday spread. Fraktals too, will make a lovely addition as well. Now it’s a party!

Order yours today!

The epitome of the perfect gift of food and sweets may be had by presenting your boss, friend, neighbor, grandmother or client with a gift basket or gift box from Herma’s. Herma now carries black boxes embossed with her name in gold.

Call 905-885-9250 or stop by to have Herma create it especially for you.

We wish you all the best as you prepare to celebrate the season and look forward to seeing you in coming days.


Meredith Ender

Communication Coordinator

Herma’s Fine Foods & Gifts