Editor's Pick: Foodie Christmas Gifts

We've rounded up a range of food and drink gifts for your favourite foodie (and you can also grab one for yourself too!).


Cuisine Box: Sushi Making Kit


I mean, who hasn't got a mate who loves a bit of sushi. Stop them buying it from the supermarket and empower them to have a go themselves with this easy to follow Sushi Kit. Sushi Making Kit

The kit contains all essential items, you just simply add fresh fillings.

Roll up to 45 pieces of Maki, California Rolls and Nigiri with easy recipes. Once they've mastered it, get them to invite you over.


Available from Cuisine Box


Tequila Rose


The first of its kind, Tequila Rose is a silky smooth pairing of strawberry cream and the thrilling bite of Tequila - a definite gift for your sweet-toothed friend. And also a welcomed change from the everyday coffee liqueurs.

It hits the perfect note every time, Chill and sip as a shot over ice or get creative and mix in everything from killer cocktails to adult milkshakes, it’s as versatile as it is delicious. Naughty never tasted so nice!

Prime It: Buy via Amazon


Heinz Charity Christmas Jumper



Heinz's first-ever official charity Christmas jumper is here! The 'Beanz Meanz Crimbo' knitted jumper is perfect for the festive season. But be quick, the Charity Christmas Jumper is limited edition and once they're gone, they're gone!


And the best bit? 100% of all profits from the Heinz Christmas Jumpers will go to their charity partner, Magic Breakfast, so that they can continue to ensure that no child is too hungry to learn.


Buy via Heinz's website


Cambrook Nuts


Not everyone has a sweet tooth. If you have a friend or family member who is a bit more savoury then why not gift them a range of fabulous nuts. The set of 3 gift box includes Cocktail Mix No.2 – a jar of expertly baked & salted traditional mix of nuts, (served at some of London’s best-known cocktail bars!) and Cocktail Mix No.6, which brings together a unique and fantastic mix of flavours, combining salted cashews and macadamias, chilli battered peanuts, smoke seasoned almonds and caramelised sesame peanuts - a guaranteed taste sensation! The final jar is the Baked Cashews & Peanuts with Chilli & Lime, giving your Christmas a zest and spice to savour.


Baked in small batches for big flavours, these gift sets will excite even the most discerning of taste buds and provide the perfect unwrapping for a foodie-lover this Christmas.


Buy via Yumbles


Little Mercies Five Bottle Gift Box


Perfect for the friend who can't quite make up their mind which cocktail is their favourite. Choose five 100ml bottled cocktails, and Little Mercies will bottle them up and send them to your favourite friend.


You can pick from Strawberry Cake Sazerac, “Snickers” Old Fashioned, Rhubarb Negroni, Caramelised White Chocolate Old Fashioned, Penicillin, Hopped Banana Daiquiri, Pink Lotus Martini, Moro Margarita.

Buy From Little Mercies Website



Warner's Christmas Cake Gin (LIMITED EDITION)


Warner’s is once again set to release its super-popular Limited-Edition Christmas Cake Gin – the last four years’ vintages sold out at breakneck speed! Inspired by founder Tom Warner's mum’s traditional homemade Christmas cake, the recipe of this much-loved festive gin is given a unique twist every year. The 2021 vintage will blow fans away yet again; embracing real dark chocolate, ginger, juniper and festive spices. The limited-edition gin is expertly blended with cherry juice, handpicked sloe gin macerate and pure treacle – expect a bouquet of candied orange and nostalgic caramel combined with the luscious flavours of Jamaican ginger cake and freshly picked cherries. Serve neat over ice or topped with Coke and let the festivities be'gin'!


Available from Amazon


The Great British Bake Off Show Recipe Bundle


Do you have a friend that thinks they could be on the next season on Bake Off? Challenge them this Christmas. Bake three of this year's show recipes in the comfort of your their kitchen (we hadn't got the budget to send over Paul).


Bake 1 - the Salted Caramel Mini rolls, a technical challenge to really hone your skills.

Bake 2 - Rosemary, Garlic Confit and Olive Focaccia, a classic Mediterranean bread which is a real crowd-pleaser.

Bake 3 - Sticky Toffee Pudding, a warming traditional pudding which featured on dessert week.


Each box contains, the dry ingredients to bake the recipes, a beautifully designed recipe card that is easy to follow, an illustrated postcard from Tom Hovey, illustrator of the show and an official piece of baking equipment.


That'll keep them quiet.


Buy via Bake Off Box



REAL Kombucha - The Seasonal Mix Case



REAL’s non-alcoholic premium sparkling kombuchas allow drinkers and non-drinkers alike to experience the joy of pairing great wine and great food, without the booze. Their new Seasonal Mix Case includes REALS’ award-winning Royal Flush – richly fragrant with notes of rhubarb and white peach, and their new limited-edition release, Iron Goddess – deliciously complex with notes of raisin, stewed plum, honeydew, and dried apricot. The wines pair together beautifully for a Christmas feast. Available now from: https://realkombucha.co.uk/product/seasonal-mixed-case/ Price for 3 x Royal Flush 750ml & 3 x Iron Goddess 750ml: £69



Rugby Distillery Miniatures Gift Set


The 20cl Gin line up gift set will delight the taste buds of any gin-lover, with three bottles of Rugby Distillery's 1878 Navy Strength, Rhubarb and 1823 Dry Gin.

The box contains 3 x 20cl bottles, 57% ABV for 1878 Navy Strength Gin, 40% ABV for the Rhubarb & 1823 Dry Gins.


https://rugbydistillery.com/product/rugby-gin-20cl-line-up/


 

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Chatting Food Contributor: Ellen Pope


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