Cheese and Charcuterie boards have been fairly popular over the years. These boards are a blend of different cold-cooked savory and sweet foods presented in a decorative manner. Here are some homegrown businesses in Pakistan that are dedicated to embellish your tables with their excellent cheese/charcuterie boards.
Cheese Boards and More is an Islamabad-based business that has been serving cheese and charcuterie platters for three years. Owned by Nabia Khan, a dedicated businesswoman who started making cheese boards for small home events and eventually turned it into a business, they specialize in rectangular and round platters, all coming in three different sizes.
Khan’s platters consist of a variety of imported cheeses including the likes of English cheddar, smoked cheese, gouda, herb cottage, brie, and blue cheese as well as their homemade dips, hummus, Greek yogurt, assorted crackers, jams, and fresh fruits all according to your liking!
Platter Fix Islamabad is a collective venture owned by three 22-year-old girlfriends. Their motto is to serve charcuterie and dessert boards that are handcrafted with love. The startup made its way into the market only a month ago but has already gained quite a celebrity following. They have a diverse range of platters that provide the customers with all the sweet, savory, and tangy flavors that they need. Their signature dessert board; which is a mix of the right amount of chocolates, marshmallows, scrumptious brownies, sweet bread, and biscuits, makes the perfect combo snack for your fancy kitty parties.
Platters by Laraib is a homerun business by a 28-year-old based in Lahore. The idea behind their platters is to create a variety of cuisines for the customers to enjoy. They offer their services with their three ranges of signature platters varying in size. They use the most crunchy and juicy food elements to decorate their platters. With enough love and support, they also plan on expanding their variety to include oriental food, sandwiches, tacos, and roasted chicken which will make the perfect picnic baskets for the upcoming spring season!
Mehak Omer, the architect behind The Party Platters started her business back in 2017. Her idea is to make detailed and creative versions of food platters for your special evenings. Their dessert platters are the perfect mix of sweets and fruits to satisfy your sweet tooth. They also master in creating homemade dips with blocks of soft cheeses of different kinds, food crackers, and cold meats for your non-stop munching.
Better Choice by SNI is a Karachi based homerun business owned by three MBA students namely Sawaira, Nadia and Iqra. Their logo stands as a symbol for three independent women having collective ideas to promote their passion. They offer a variety of food boards that can be that can be customized according to your preferences. Turn your normal breakfast into a breakfast of champions with their signature breakfast platter which is a combination of different breads, fruits, flavored yogurts and milk, bagels, beans and pancakes that are to swoon over.
Life on a Platter is a small home run business owned by a mother and is being run with the help of her three children. They use local products to create artisanal food boards with excellent flavors. They offer different cuisines that spice up the regular cheese boards. Their popular Mexican board will challenge your taste buds with its chicken quesadillas, nachos, salsa and much more.
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