Aimee Bourque’s ‘Jarcuterie’
‘Jarcuterie’ is all the fun of a grazing board, but in a single, portable serving. These cute appetizers are easy to make and are filled with the local ingredients and produce of your choice! This version was brought to us by Aimee Bourque.
- Be creative. Every jar can be different – there are no set rules you must follow. There are so many great local products you can include, so it’s up to you!
- Select a variety of cheese. Choose a few cheeses with different seasonings and flavours to keep everyone’s taste buds satisfied!
- Add meat or fish. With such a variety of seafood and meat in Nova Scotia, you can choose your favourite to suit your fancy.
- Include jams or preserves. Balance out the meat and fish with a little sweetness – you can even add fruit.
- Embrace the bread. Sliced baguettes are perfect for pairing ingredients together.
- The end result. Grab a few small mason jars and display all of the ingredients inside however you’d like. Use toothpicks to combine multiple ingredients to create “kebabs” to put in the jars.
- Perfect pairings. Don’t forget to pair with your favourite Nova Scotia wine!
Looking for inspiration? Aimee Bourque suggests mixing and matching. For her board she chose the following Taste of Nova Scotia members:
- Schoolhouse Gluten-Free Gourmet bread
- Afishionado Fishmongers seafood products
- Meadowbrook Meat Market meat products
- Knoydart Cheese House & Farm cheese
- Fox Hill Cheese House cheese
- den Haan Greenhouses produce
- Noggins Corner Farm Market produce
- Scotian Gold apples
- Lightfoot & Wolfville wine
For even more inspiration, check out our Local Source Guide:
Nova Scotian Wine: L’Acadie Vineyards, Avondale Sky Winery, Benjamin Bridge, Blomidon Estate Winery, Gaspereau Vineyards, Grand Pré Wines, Jost Vineyards, Luckett Vineyards, Lightfoot & Wolfville, Mercator Vineyards, Planters Ridge Winery, Sainte-Famille Wines, Petite Riviere Vineyards, Casa Nova Fine Beverages
Recipe and photography provided by: Aimee Bourque