Date Posted:
November 16, 2023
Charcuterie Boards

The Latest Trend: Bring a Charcuterie Board

If you are looking for charcuterie board ideas amongst friends, family & more, we've got you covered!

A perfect combination of delicacies, flavour, and diversity, the Charcuterie Board has captured the hearts and tastebuds of many. There is a current trend that is upgrading your nights in, and that is bring a board night. This involves each member of the party bringing a different board that follows a chosen theme such as colour, occupations and more. If you are looking for board night ideas, Saveurs & Traditions delivers a selection of products from the farm, straight to your table.

Let’s start with the basics of these French delicacies.  

What is a Charcuterie Board?

A Charcuterie Board is a varied platter that comprises a combination of cured meats, cheeses, condiments, and an array of accompaniments, all beautifully arranged on a wooden or slate board. The term 'charcuterie' itself is derived from the French word for a delicatessen specialising in dressed meats.  

Creating Your Charcuterie Boards

Choose Your Meats and Cheeses

At Saveurs & Traditions, we have a truly diverse range of meats and cheeses available for the bring a board night. Aim for a variety of textures and flavours to suit different taste preferences within your group. Remember to slice the meats and cheeses in various ways, such as folding, rolling, or stacking, for a visually appealing layout.

Handle the Arrangement

Begin by placing the cheeses, meats and other products on the board, distributing them evenly. Ensuring that they don't overlap excessively as this can alter the aesthetics that you are going for, which is something that bring a board night often requires, looks and great tasting food.  

Add Accompaniments and Condiments

Scatter a selection of olives, nuts, dried fruits, and condiments throughout the board. Be mindful of colour, texture, and balance.

Include Bread and Crackers

Lastly, add baguettes, crisp crackers, and breadsticks in a way that complements the arrangement.  

If you aren’t sure what French food delicacies to choose, leave it to our experts at Saveurs & Traditions and we can arrange special hampers filled with the right delicacies for your themed evening or special occasion.  


One of the most significant draws of Charcuterie Boards is the ability to customise them according to personal preferences and dietary restrictions. This inclusivity is appealing to a wide range of guests for your board nights. Mediterranean Seafood, dry cured sausage, chutney, caviar and much more and what you can expect to see in our extensive online shop.  

When Do We Deliver Our Traditional French Food?

At Saveurs & Traditions, we deliver our French food products across the UK. You can expect our delivery within 24-72 hours, depending on couriers, climatical circumstances and unforeseen events.

Our saucisson are made for snacking and nibbling with drinks, perfect for those who are searching for board night ideas amongst friends, family and more.  

Order our French Food Online  

Get everything that you need for a charcuterie board delivered straight to your door. You can order our traditional French food online with UK-wide delivery available. If you have any questions about Saveurs & Traditions or our specific products, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.