Complete your festive menu with delicious provisions including biscuity pork pies, meaty saucisson and smoky olives. Whether you're looking to brighten up a buffet of turkey leftovers or add a little sparkle to your antipasti, we've lots of suggestions to make Christmas even tastier.
For those of you local to our shops in Suffolk, we have some additional Christmas provisions which can be ordered for collection in Aldeburgh or Southwold up to midday on Christmas Eve. Please order these items by email using our order form or add them to your online order via the 'special instructions' box at checkout
Our trio of jars, handmade by Slate head chef Kim and her team, is a perfect gift for cheese-loving friends or family members. Include a Slate gift voucher if you’d like recipients to be able to choose a selection of cheeses to enjoy with their accompaniments.
Slate Chilli Jam (winner of a 2017 Great Taste Award) and Slate Chutney are both delicious with strong cheeses, especially mature Cheddars. Our pickles, meanwhile, balance alpine cheeses by providing acidity and crunch. Read more
Slate Chilli Jam is handmade by Kim, the head chef in our Aldeburgh kitchen. We were delighted when it won a Gold Great Taste Award in 2017, where the judges described it as “a really well-balanced chilli jam.” Neither too hot nor too sweet, Kim’s tomato-based recipe contains just enough chillies to deliver a moreish kick. This versatile preserve is delicious on a cheeseboard alongside strong cheeses, especially our mature Cheddars. Read more
Fig chutney and cheese are a match made in heaven, and Rosebuds Preserves Fig Chutney is the best we’ve ever tasted. This rich and piquant mix of juicy figs, molassed sugar, warm cinnamon and sweet fresh orange is an ideal accompaniment to our strong Cheddars or our soft cheeses. Made at Rosebuds Farm in Yorkshire, Elspeth Bilcroft uses the skills and recipes handed down by her mother. She ensures her ingredients are fresh and flavoursome by only gathering or buying in season. Read more
Reminiscent of French cornichons, Slate Pickles are sliced mini cucumbers pickled in cider vinegar and a special blend of turmeric, mustard seeds and cumin. Their crunchy texture and tart flavour create a perfect partnership with British hard cheeses such as Lincolnshire Poacher, also Alpine favourites including Le Gruyère and aged Comté. They are an excellent palate cleanser alongside a fondue. Read more
For a delectable Ploughman's lunch add a dollop of this traditional dark chutney from Rosebud Preserves to your slice of Westcombe Cheddar or Norfolk Dapple. Crammed with classic autumn fruits including Bramley apples and plums, Old Yorkshire Chutney has just the right amount of vinegar to brighten its rich flavour and perfectly complement both hard and crumbly cheeses. Read more
Slate Chutney is a chunky dark chutney jam-packed with dried fruits including cranberries, sultanas and apricots, and bursting with flavours of warm spices. A tasty all-rounder it brings well balanced sweet and sharpness that is great with meat, savoury Cheddars, sausage rolls and pate. Read more