Herma’s News – Get inspired for the holidays! Attend the third Saturday of our Open House.

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. – Dale Evans

Dear Customers,

The hustle and bustle of Christmas beckons us to prepare for holiday parties and gift giving with friends and family. Let us inspire you at this week’s Open House.

Herma’s 25th Annual Open House

Saturday, December 2nd (Cheese Department @10 am & Studio @12 p.m.)

This week at our Open House…

Dinner is served!

Enjoy a tasting of Herma’s specialty – Beef Brisket.

This Saturday Herma will be offering her specialty, Beef Brisket. She only serves this on special occasions and this Saturday is no exception. Come to our Studio to sample this lovely delicacy along with Gratin Dauphinois and red cabbage.

Gratin Dauphinois (French Potatoes) are NOW sold from our freezers. 

Sample ALL of Herma’s Signature Products

Herma’s Signature Products are made from fresh ingredients daily in our very own kitchen. Norah is the mastermind behind many of our dips and pates and she is always coming up with something new. Norah and Barbara have both been working hard like little elves in order to keep up with holiday demand. Try all of our Signature Products, then pick out which ones are your favorites.

Hand-Wrapped Panettone

Everyone loves the beautiful holiday packaging of our special Hand-Wrapped Panettone from Italy. This Saturday enjoy sampling a delicious Panettone containing Occelli’s Chocolate Giandula. Mmmm…Delicious.

(Classic $42.99, Chocolate Giandula $47.75)

Coming Soon

Appetizers & More 

Artichoke and Goat Cheese Bundles – Mini Beef Wellington – Crab Cakes – Coconut Curried Chicken & Mango Rolls – Mini Squash & Cheddar Souffle – Asparagus & Goat Cheese Rolls – Roasted Squash & Red Pepper Quesadillas – Bite Size Shepherds Pie – Wild Mushroom Palmiers – Asparagus & Guyere Quiche – Leek & Brie Squares – Caramelized Leek, Sundried Tomato & Feta Rolls

Find in our freezer section @ $17.95 a dozen.

Also just arrived…

Panforte for Christmas –  a traditional Italian dessert containing fruits and nuts. 

Gift-giving Idea of the Week – Raclette Machine

Not everyone has one and they are so much fun – especially in winter for unique dinner with friends. – Herma

Other gift suggestions…

Christmas Ornaments – Olive Oil – Beautifully-packaged Body Care – Godiva Chocolates (in beautiful red boxes) – Barware – Tea Cups – Jewelry – Panettone – Jellycat Stuffed Animals – Lampe Berger – Emile Henry Pottery – Crystal Candle Holders – Global Knives – Gourmet Delights – & all the latest in innovative kitchen gadgets.

We have something for everyone on your Christmas list.

Cheese Department

December is a very exciting time in the cheese department as we now carry a bounty of Christmas cheeses from all over the world. These are cheeses that you may only enjoy during the holidays for entertaining, Christmas cheer, and warm nights in front of the fire.

We hope you will stop by for our Open House this Saturday, December 2nd, as there will be so much to sample along with so much to inspire for holiday entertaining.

Featured this Weekend

Blue Martin

An exciting new blue from our friends at Moro.

Collection of Les Petites Tommes

We have a beautiful collection of Le Petites Tommes from Quebec shaped like small round cakes.

Brie au Truffles

This creamy brie with Truffles is delicate with hints of mushroom. The distinct flavour of Truffles blends beautifully with the more subtle, buttery taste of brie.

Holiday Reminders

Holiday Food Orders

Turkeys, Capons, and other foods may now be ordered for Christmas. Call 905-885-9250 or stop by to order.

Also don’t forget about our Gift Baskets, Cheese Trays, and Wrapped Gift Certificates!

We hope you will join us this Saturday and in the days to come as you prepare for holiday parties and gift-giving.


Meredith Ender

Communications Coordinator

Herma’s Fine Foods & Gifts