The ULTIMATE gift guide for foodies

The ultimate gift guide for foodies: FEMAIL reveals the best edible gifts for Christmas 2021 – from a 65p chocolate Santa to a blow the budget Dolce & Gabanna toaster

  • There’s something for everyone in FEMAIL’s Christmas food and drink gift guide with gifts from just 65p
  • Plenty of options for tea fans – including Bird & Blend’s adorable tea bombs and T2’s Christmas morning blend
  • Dedicated foodies could also pick up a whole truckle of cheese, while there’s plenty of hot sauce options for spice fiends and lots of boozy treats for merry Christmas nights 

After 2020’s muted Christmas celebrations, people will be sure to go all out this year and there’s no better way to make festivities extra special than with food and drink.  

Whether it’s a personalised jar of marmite, a festive gin or a designer toaster, there’s something for everyone in FEMAIL’s Christmas gift guide.

Starting at just 65p for a festive Santa bar going to £1,295 for a outdoor clay oven, there’s something for all budgets this festive season. 

There’s plenty of options if you’re buying for a tea fan – including  Bird & Blend’s adorable tea bombs and T2’s Christmas blend Breakfast tea for the perfect cuppa on December 25th.

If your loved ones are coffee fans, there’s dozens of options from The Gentlemen Baristas Moka Pot set to a  Hario Cold Brew Gift Set from cult coffee brand rave.

Dedicated foodies could also pick up a whole truckle of cheese, while there’s plenty of hot sauce options for spice fiends and lots of boozy treats for merry Christmas nights. 

EDIBLE TREATS

The cheese gift pack consists of one whole 500g Blacksticks Blue cheese to nurture just the way you like it, all the way from mellow to nuclear tang.

Each cheese comes with a ‘birth certificate’ for keeping track of maturation and a simple instruction guide allowing cheese lovers to pick their desired taste. 

Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas – or give the essence of one this year courtesy of our small Christmas hamper of festive and favourite goodies. Whether you’re on the naughty or nice list this year, we promise you won’t find any lumps of coal inside – instead, we’ve filled this hamper with the tastiest treats for you to enjoy. 

Who said Turkey didn’t go with hot sauce? 

The lucky recipient of this gift will get three of THE NEW Franks RedHot Craft Edition hot Sauces along with a grow your own chilli kit. Meaning 2022 can bear fruit to a suite of new fiery experiments.

They can enjoy the perfect balance of flavour & heat whilst choosing from:

 

Launched in April 2020, chef and owner of Michelin-starred restaurants The Black Swan and Roots, Tommy Banks, launched Made in Oldstead which offers a range of premium at-home-dining boxes. For those looking for minimal effort but maximum reward this festive season, The Oldstead Christmas Hamper contains everything you need for a Christmas feast.

A crowd-pleasing, rotating musical tin filled with half a kilo of Percy sweets! 


This Christmas, Cake or Death who create some of the UK’s best-loved brownies, offer a range of limited-edition products available for delivery nationwide. After popular demand and for the first time ever, special Christmas Hampers are available stuffed with vegan goodies. Alongside that, Cake or Death offer a limited edition regular or large brownie box with brand new festive flavours. 

Eat, drink and be merry with a box of these beauties aka Chuffles – Pleesecakes’ one-of-a-kind dessert hybrid combining cheesecake and chocolate truffles. Packaged in a red decorative sleeve and perfect for sharing, the Christmas Chuffles include Crème Brûlée; Apple Crumble; Chocolate Honeycomb and Clementine Caramel. Delivered frozen, they can be stored in the freezer for up to three months. 

Naturally delicious – and tipped to become a new family favourite+ – Bonne Maman Hazelnut Chocolate Spread is made with top quality, all natural ingredients, including a generous 20% hazelnuts and no palm oil. 

A wonderful 2kg wheel of Red Storm for its bottom layer, This charming cheese tower is then topped with 400g Black Bomber, our extra-creamy extra mature Cheddar and the crowning glory is a 200g truckle of Green Thunder, delicious mature Cheddar with roasted garlic and garden herbs. As a finishing touch, we’ve added a jar of Balsamic Caramelised Onion Chutney, made with aged balsamic vinegar of Modena,.

A festive take on classic Christmas condiments, these vegan and gluten-free sauces bring a sharp, sweet, spiced, and unexpected flavour to the dinner table. This will be sure to surprise and delight in any stocking! 

Fancy a bloody tasty tipple? For the first time, Lea & Perrins, creators of the original and genuine Worcestershire Sauce, are collaborating with drinks brand, Bloody Drinks, to create some extra special Bloody Mary cocktails … in a can! 

2021 is the year we’re bringing Christmas back to the party. For many, part of that will be creating something that can be enjoyed by the whole family – with the whole family.

From creating an extra special tree decoration, to gifting someone who’s a Mary Berry in the making – this gift set is the perfect stocking filler for budding bakers everywhere.

Five kinds of cheese, over 1kg in total, a pot of Barnstorming Brandy & Pear Jam and a pot of Red Onion & Port Marmalade (shout out to Rosebud Preserves). All accompanied with 1 packet of Original and 1 packet of Spelt & Fig Crackers (shout out to Peter’s Yard). The perfect festive sharing selection. 

Launched in 2020 with four sumptuous varieties of fresh chocolates (from £6.75 per 90g bag), 2021 sees the launch of refillable glass jars, a subscription service, a new Hazelnut variety and a new limited-edition flavour, Seville Orange, just in time for Christmas indulgence. 

A selection of four of Howdah’s mouth-watering snacks, with each pack including the Bombay Mix, Onion Bhaji, turmeric Masala Dippers and splendidly spiced Bakarwadi editions. 

The best way to say, ‘hands off my Marmite’. A Personalised Marmite Jar is ideal if you’re sharing a food cupboard with family or friends who pretend to hate Marmite, but actually love it. 

Kickstart Christmas morning with a small but sweet stocking surprise in the form of Harry Specters’ Six Fix.

Six of its award-winning milk and dark chocolate flavours for your favourite foodie

 

Beverly Hills Bakery’s Christmas Gift Tins are the perfect, special gift for a loved one during the festive season Each tin contains a delicious assortment of handmade mini mince pies, vanilla star-shaped cookies, cranberry muffins and mince muffins, as well as our classic bakery selection of muffins, cookies and brownies.

 

All over Italy, the classic Panettone is opened and served on Christmas Eve when everyone gathers together with a glass of very cold, sweet and sparkling Moscato in hand. It comes out again for breakfast the next morning… with a steaming, frothy cappuccino. It’s impossible to have too much of a good thing. 

The Limoncello Panettone from Seggiano is a particular favourite. The evocative flavour of Sorrento lemons that are used to produce the Amalfi Coast limoncello liqueur for this panettone sing through in every bite. Baked by Seggiano’s expert baker Beniamino in his Lake Garda bakery, this heavenly panettone is layered with creamy limoncello marmalade. 

BOOZY GIFTS

Hattingley Valley, the award-winning, family-owned Hampshire winery, famed for its fizz, has created a range of luxury gift boxes providing the perfect choice for those tricky-to-buy-for friends, wine loving colleagues and family members deserving of a decadent treat. There are four boxes available each featuring a different boutique sparkling wine from the Hattingley estate – choose from either the signature Classic Reserve NV (£59); Rosé 2018 (£65); Blanc de Blancs 2014 (£69); or King’s Cuvee 2014 – voted Best Sparkling Wine 2020 – (£99). 

PerfectDraft features a premium chrome finish and a built-in LED display which shows you the exact keg temperature and volume of beer remaining. 

Compatible with over 45 different kegs on the BeerHawk website including Stella Artois, Lowenbrau and Budweiser, PerfectDraft chills your beer to 3 degrees, keeping it fresh for 30 days. 

Yellow Label uses a unique use of all natural Welsh botanicals combined with a slow, delicate distilling process is the backbone of their brand and culminates in exceptional flavour for gin lovers.  

 

Known to be the ultimate liqueur during the Christmas period, Chambord, the luxurious French black raspberry liqueur, is the perfect gift for those looking to elevate their festive fizz. 

 

 

 

 

 

Boasting a limited edition design showing off the Woodford Reserve Barrel House to dress up the much loved classic for festivities. Woodford Reserve’s exceptional depth of flavour and a smooth, well-rounded finish makes it the perfect tipple to enjoy on cold winter night. R ecipients of the Holiday limited edition will also be gifted exclusive access to a virtual cocktail masterclass in the New Year. 

 

Looking for a premium whisky with a twist? Look no further than The Glenlivet’s brand new exclusive ‘Licensed Dram’, inspired by the first bottle ever produced legally! The new drop sees the fruity house style of The Glenlivet 12-year old matured in First Fill barrels, to produce a long and sweet finish with lasting spice notes – the perfect Christmas gift to spice up the festive season for the men in your life! 

 

The one-stop online shop for grower champagnes by renowned sommelier and Kitchen Table co-founder, Sandia Chang, has launched a Festive Collection featuring six exciting bottles like George Laval Garennes; Mottes 2011, Olivier Horiot Solera; and Françoise Bedel Entre Ciel et Terre. 

These six champagnes have been handpicked by Sandia and are designed to enjoy at different parts of the festive feast. The Dhondt-Grellet makes for a great aperitif, the Hautes Mottes will go perfectly with roasted meat, and the Tarlant Rosé Zero is ideal as a dessert pairing.

 

Legendary Parisian fashion house, Balmain, has teamed up with Scotch whisky Chivas Regal to create an exclusive, limited-edition Balmain x Chivas XV collection, available now from Selfridges. 

 

Gift the perfect whisky discovery experience with the miniature tasting set of golden drams from award-winning ABERFELDY Highland Single Malt. Including the distillery’s 12 Year Old, 16 Year Old and the 21 Year Old, explore the signature honeyed richness and how it develops and unfolds with each aged expression. This golden collection is the ideal gift for those looking to discover the unique character of ABERFELDY with rare, honeyed notes, often referred to as liquid gold 

Vodka, Organic Coffee Liqueur, and a shot of Fair Trade Espresso crafted perfectly for you. Served in a sealed glass bottle, and ready to drink (refrigerate first or pour over ice). 

 

From the team behind Snow Globe Gin, The Sixpence Pud Gin Liqueur is as decadent as it is delicious. The ‘Sixpence Pud’ is set to be the centre piece of your Christmas celebrations.

Upgrading the humble figgy pudding for 2021, Sixpence Pud is the ultimate gift for any gin lover this festive season. Where once it was tradition to find a sixpence inside a pudding, this bottle gives luxurious gold shimmer with every sip. Each bottle arrives in its own gift box with a beautiful gold foil design

 

It may be the depths of winter, but Suncamino rum will transport you straight to sunnier climes at the first sip. The world’s first floral rum, with notes of hibiscus, honeybush and orange blossom is aged for up to eight years in Barbados and transported to the Cape Floral Kingdom in South Africa where natural floral extracts are added. 

GIFTS FOR TEA, COFFEE AND CHOCOLATE LOVERS

The Moka Pot beginners bundle is ideal for those looking to discover the quick and easy Italian espresso brewing method. This bundle is great value and comes with a bag of espresso house blend, making it the perfect gift for home-brew beginners. The bundle includes: 3-cup Moka Pot in matte black, 2 x Loveramics Espresso Cup & Saucer Set, 250g Deerstalker espresso house blend. 

The Fireheart ‘Roasted & Posted’ service is packaged to conveniently fit through a letterbox and subscriptions can be personalised to a customer’s wants and tastes, via weekly or monthly deliveries – perfect for a posted delivery. 

Inspired by gingerbread flavours, this velvety fusion is available as a teabag or loose-leaf blend for a festive favourite that can be enjoyed time and again. Filled with familiar Christmas-inspired flavours, this merry tea is a starry-eyed constellation of robust, sweet, and velvety smooth notes, perfect for yourmorning cup and packaged in modern, attentiongrabbing festive tins 

Nørlo Coffee is an innovative and unique coffee brand bringing the culture of the Nordic countries to the UK coffee scene. Launched by former commercial pilot Dan Norman and his wife Steph in 2020, and they now supply Planet Organic, Anthropologie UK, Fenwick and Liberty London. It can be delivered all across the UK so is a perfect gift to arrive in the post – and it can be bought as a subscription so you can get a little gift every month.

Luckily these chunky Snowmen won’t melt (unless you leave them near the radiator, of course!) but mark our words, they will disappear quickly! A delicious dark chocolate treat

It can be difficult to choose from so many delicious flavours but Tony’s has you sorted! With this tasting pack, you get to try all six of Tony’s Chocolonely small bars of delectable goodness including their milk almond honey nougat bar, milk caramel sea salt bar and milk hazelnut bar!! It’s the perfect little luxury stocking filler. 

These festive tea bombs make a show stopping Christmas themed cuppa, perfect as a one-of-a-kind gift for loved ones or a sumptuous treat for tea-lovers!  A totally imaginative and creative tea drinking experience, just take your magical Tea Bomb, drop into hot water and watch the magical tea explosion take place. When the sweet outer case melts away it will reveal and brew an amazingly delicious, super colourful, glittery cup of tea

 

 

Quickly and easily make smooth, frothy Knoops hot chocolates at home with our shaker.

Easy to use, all you need to do is warm your milk in the shaker in the microwave, add your choice of hot chocolate flakes, shake for ten seconds then pour and enjoy your velvety smooth hot chocolate.

 

From the cult favourite caffeine cowboys of Hackney – plumb acidity, golden syrup mouthfeel and sweet notes of peach. Perfectly paired with one of their collectable mugs, though only for the very brave – comes in a sleek package which is perfect for a stocking filler.

What’s better than waking up in the morning during the holiday season with the wonderful aromas of freshly roasted coffee and sweet spice. This delightful Christmas Blend Coffee has a rich, smooth flavour. 

Best bit? It’s run by fire fighters. The owner is a full-time firefighter/paramedic and a U.S. Navy veteran who teamed up with firefighter/paramedic Jason Patton who is also a full-time firefighter and VP for Fire Department Coffee 

 Perky Blenders beautiful new artist-designed Winter Coffee blend is brand new out and will be the first blend in your coffee subscription (from £25.00), choose from eight different grind options (including whole bean) 

This cold brewing gift set has everything you need to make the perfect ice coffee and makes a great gift for the die-hard coffee drinker. 

A selection of 3 of our best selling green teas, presented in a cardboard gift box. Great for anyone on a new year health kick 

A gift box starring the cult flavours of a Whittard Christmas: spice-rich Christmas Tea, hazelnut flavoured Christmas Coffee and a tower of three classic, creamy hot chocolates – not to mention some delicious Christmas Pudding biscuits. 

These are Christmas Brigadeiros from the artisan business Brigadeiro Gourmet UK based in Berkshire. They’re traditional Brazilian/Portuguese sweet treats eaten at all festivals and family gatherings and they’re very moreish. Build your own box online 

Special edition Crosstown x Soapsmith Dirty Sugar Box – includes Crosstown x Soapsmith: Dirty Sugar Soap Bar + the choice between a six-pack of doughnuts or cookies (from £26.95 

Available in packs of 2 and 15 tea temples, teapigs’ spiced winter red tea is a delicious blend of rooibos tea, cinnamon, cloves, and orange peel.

You can drink it as a caffeine-free chai latte or add a drop of brandy to make a hot toddy. The perfect stocking filler.

This holiday season, the tongue and cheek coffee brand is offering a fantastic gift – a monthly subscription to its new organic line of coffee, starting at just £9.99 a month for 30 coffee pods! 

Drink differently with this hand-crafted stoneware tumbler and your choice of fifteen unique teas. 

The Karma Tea Co. is a specialty tea supplier based in London that was created to connect tea lovers to small-scale tea gardens in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka that are producing fresh, delicious loose-leaf teas. 

Taste some of the incredible diversity of South Asian tea with this set 

Who needs a stocking with a gift box this gorgeous! Inside the beautifully hand-illustrated Christmas Gift Box you’ll find 9 delicious, hand-iced gingerbread biscuits, including a reindeer, snowman, present, Christmas pudding and tree, along with a bottle of our Biscuiteers premium prosecco for a bit of extra special sparkle. 

 FOR THE HOME COOK 

The Thermapen ONE is for the cook who knows. It’s for the cook who knows when a turkey tastes triumphantly tasty or when your fish is fantastically flaky. The ultimate kitchen thermometer is the most accurate way to create fast, perfectly cooked food to really show off your skills in the kitchen. #LetsMakeItTheOne 

This kit is the perfect gift for foodies and novice chefs, and comes complete with the essentials to make all types of authentic, restaurant-style sushi, simply add your choice of fresh filling 

This kit includes a dosa mix, three different flavoured chutneys, sambhar mix, bhel puri mix and your very own dosa maker to help you recreate this classic south Indian dish 

Launched in 2011, Sous Vide Tools is Europe’s leading supplier of sous vide cookery tools and supplies some of the world’s leading Michelin-starred kitchens, including those of Gordon Ramsay, Mark Birchall and Tommy Banks. Since then, the company has expanded into a wide range of other goods, like their smoking gun, making intricate cooking often reserved for professional chefs, accessible for the home cook. Whether you’re smoking cheese or meats or even a Negroni, this is a must-have foodie gadget this Christmas. The Smoking Gun is priced at £79. Orders can be made via the Sous Vide Tools website. 

This gourmet salt is a simple yet effective way to enhance all components of a Christmasdinner. The incredible aromatic blend will add delightful fragrant notes to potatoes and vegetables, a great stocking filler or gift for the at home chefs and food enthusiasts. 

Turn your barbeque into a hot smoker with the BBQ Hot Smoking Kit from Hot Smoked. The kit is packed with all you need to experiment with the tastes and techniques of hot smoking to add an extra dimension to your outdoor cooking. The kit contains packs of wood smoking chips in Oak, Cherry and Beech, a Spicy BBQ Rub, stainless steel smoker box and a 24 page recipe booklet filled with delicious barbeque ideas to inspire you on your hot smoking adventure. 

If you’re passionate about tea, you’ll love this fantastic tea maker from Sage. Its generous 1.5 litre capacity means it can prepare up to 6 cups at once and because of its powerful 2400 Watt output, you’ll never be waiting long for your drinks. There’s 

With the new Ninja Ice Cream Maker, you can create and customise delicious treats, from indulgent ice cream and luxurious milkshakes to soft fruit sorbet and guilt-free smoothie bowls. This Christmas, enjoy delicious homemade desserts, drinks and treats at the touch of a button with the seven pre-set programmes (ice cream, gelato, sorbet, smoothie bowl, lite ice cream, milkshake and mix-ins). The perfect addition to any family kitchen, treat little ones to a homemade milkshake or complete your evening with an indulgent after-dinner treat. 

The Dry Cooks Measure is an invaluable kitchen tool. Simply pour ingredients up to the desired level for speed and accuracy without using weighing scales. 

Matthews Cotswold Flour, one of the UK’s oldest yet most innovative family-run flour mills, is delighted to launch a brand new Sourdough Kit, packed with everything a home baker needs to make fantastic sourdough every time. The kit includes five different types of premium bread flours from Matthews Cotswold Flour’s unrivalled range of speciality flour, eight high quality baking tools and accessories, plus a set of invaluable recipe cards with detailed instructions on how to make sourdough starters and delicious loaves. 

COOK BOOKS

This Kit comes complete with the simple cookbook, Nigella Seed, Tahini, Preserved Lemons, Apricot Harissa, Zhoug Paste, Gochujang Paste, Pomegranate Molasses , Black Olive Tapenade, and Black Limes. 

Jens Knoops’s pioneering new cookbook ‘Knoops – Chocolate recipes through the day’ features 40 drink and 20 food recipes, all created with Knoops hot chocolate flakes. 

Celebrating the joy of chocolate and Jens’s adventurous approach to cooking, the book is full of chocolate-based sweet and savoury recipes that will take you from breakfast through to elevenses, lunch, tea-time, dinner and dessert. And of course, there are plenty of the all-important chocolate drinks. 

Andrew Sheridan is one of gastronomy’s rising stars. His debut book, 8, is based on his restaurant of the same name, in Birmingham. Sheridan’s cooking is about hard work, passion, creativity and having fun. His book is not one filled with food that people won’t understand. Rather, he featuers dishes that everyone can relate to in some way. The bonus is, they’re delicious 

Written by Jeni Iannetta, founder of the bakery of the same name located in the Scottish Highlands, and is bursting with over 100 unapologetic and indulgent recipes. From ‘Cake for Breakfast’, Layer Cakes and a whole chapter dedicated to Cupcakes, it’s a book for people who love cake and love to bake. There’s also plenty of vegan and gluten free recipes too 

A delicious and inspiring collection of 150 brand-new cocktail ideas from world-leading mixer maker Fever-Tree, these recipes utilise everyday ingredients to create simple and stunning drinks to enjoy at home. 

From the same team that created Let’s Eat France! comes this celebration of Italian food in the form of an oversized, obsessively complete, visual feast of a book. With a mix of gastronomy, food science, history, cultural references, legend, lore, charts, graphs, photos, and illustrations, every one of the 400 pages in Let’s Eat Italy! is an alluring and amusing journey into Italian food. 

STOCKING FILLERS 

Full of quintessential Indian ‘curry’ flavours, this product has a thick ketchup consistency with the taste of a North Indian butter chicken curry. 

Know someone who is absolutely sleigh-ing life? Tell them with Candy Kittens festive jars. Donned with fun festive slogans like ‘you sleigh’, the festive jars are the perfect tasty treat. For just £7, Candy Kitten’s festive jars are the ideal gift for a £10 budget – leaving you with money to spare! 

If your whole family is crazy for Heinz Tomato Ketchup, we have the perfect family gift: a set of the iconic bottles personalised with your family name, making for a fun all-family gift to enjoy together as families come together again this Christmas. RRP: £15 + £3.50 delivery 

Collect all five curry pastes and sauces! The perfect gift for Thai food lovers. All of our products are Vegan & Gluten-free.

Spice up your Christmas this year with Raja Bonnet’s Christmas Trio Hot Sauce gift set – the ultimate present for any spice fiend. This Indian inspired, vegan start-up has launched its Raja Bonnet Christmas Trio Gift Set to bring Fruity, Flavoursome, Fire to spice lovers around the UK. Raja Bonnet hot sauce is an all-natural craft condiment, voted as one of the top hot sauces in the UK, and offers a unique Gujarati take on scotch bonnet chilli sauce. 

If you’re looking for a gift to add a touch of spice to Christmas stockings this year, here are five reasons why Firelli Hot Sauce is the perfect gift. Also in the Firelli range is a heavy-duty stainless steal stylish pizza cutter – a perfect match for pizza and hot sauce lovers. The Firelli Pizza Cutter comes in a pizza shaped gift box. 

Fallow’s Number 1 Handcrafted Sriracha is the perfect fiery festive stocking filler. Fallow is a sustainable restaurant concept so wastage is the last thing Chef Founders Will Murray and Jack Croft’ want. Over the last few lockdowns, they turned their hands to making a delicious hot sauce and slowly, over the months, it developed into something special. The ‘live’ hot sauce is naturally vegan, gluten-free and certainly packs a punch. It’s priced at £7 and deliveries are available nationwide. Orders can be made via the Fallow website. 

Christmas just got better with an assortment of HARIBO’s favourite treats all in one box. Perfect for sharing amongst friends and family and including a handy tray to present each delicious mix of sweets, HARIBO Sweet Medley includes Starmix, Tangfastics, Supermix, Giant Strawbs, Jelly Babies and Jelly Beans. 

The perfect retro-inspired gift! Produce perfect sugarcraft every time using our complete icing syringe set. The set includes an icing syringe, a selection of nozzles and a how-to booklet. The tin artwork is based on the original design sold in the 1950s 

 

The perfect way to enjoy a break, the KitKat® Santa is a cheeky festive twist on a familiar favourite. KitKat® Santa features a rich chocolatey centre filled with crispy wafer, encased in a smooth milk chocolate shell – and the cherry on the top? KitKat® Santa is also gluten free. 

With this Christmas set to hopefully look different from last years, the majority of the UK will be in preparation for a Christmas filled with family, friends, and festivities. Sadly, for many young, homeless people that won’t be the case this year.

After a turbulent few years due to Covid, these vulnerable young adults deserve a Christmas just like everyone else. Through Centrepoint, the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people, you can buy a simple gift to help keep them safe, well and inspired this Christmas.

With recent figures suggesting a rise in homelessness amongst young people these ‘gifts’, which most of us take for granted, are needed more than ever right now. With life-changing gifts ranging from £10 to £144 any donation small or large makes every bit of difference to their lives this Christmas

 

Cult Irish condiment brand White Mausu launches its Black Bean Chili Ketchup. White Mausu’s HOT! take on one of the world’s best-loved condiments, the ketchup combines tomatoes and smokey, fermented black beans with the moreish additions of shiitake mushrooms and seaweed to provide a rich, earthy depth 

Alongside the Black Bean Chili Ketchup, White Mausu is also launching a Special Edition box set of three sauces: the new recruit alongside its other two fiery siblings, the Peanut Rãyu and the Black Bean Rãyu. 

MEAL KITS 

Afghan BBQ specialists Cue Point have taken this beautiful recipe and as usual placed their own twist on it, want to re-create this dish at home and enjoy a beautiful meal whilst having a great time preparing it with loved ones. 

Indulge in Bancone’s skilfully handmade pasta kits bringing you their modern taste of Italy 

Authentic Japanese noodle restaurant, Shoryu Ramen, has a delicious range of DIY kits that you can treat your loved ones to an at-home restaurant experience this Christmas. 

 

Rassa is a brand new DIY recipe kit and cooking course run by pro chefs. You can buy the foodie in your life a one-month taster, or the full three-month course.

Vibrant tapas plates drawing inspiration from regional Spanish tradition. Includes  pan con tomate, valencian almonds, cinco Jotas hand-carved acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Ham & picos.

 

Designed to be feasted on whilst watching A Christmas Carol online, by award-winning theatre-makers, Creation Theatre.

HOMEWARE AND GADGETS

illy’s latest Art Collection signed by globally celebrated artist Mona Hatoum will be released in the UK in December 2021. The collection consists of decorated cups and iconic aluminum decorated cans which have been carefully created by Mona Hatoum. Hatoum has used an abstraction of the fishnet grid and olive leaf pattern of the Arab scarf long associated with histories of labour and human interconnectedness, giving it a new formal twist that allows it to assume a new life as a 100% Arabica coffee cup. 

A mouth-blown carafe, hand painted with a wide gold band. The spherical shape with long tubular neck creates a contemporary silhouette. This would make a great gift for a style-conscious entertainer who loves to throw chic dinner parties. 

Napoli Gang, the sister brand of cult restaurant’s Gloria and Circolo Popolare are offering Big Mamma’s Italian Fima crockery for the first time. Why not pick up a cute pair of FIMA salt and pepper shakers, just like in Gloria and Circolo Popolare.

A compact, modern and sleek design that makes hot & cold beverages – and it’s compatible with NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto’s full range of 50 pods including Starbucks

 

Designed to be used on-the-go, the new Ember Travel Mug² does more than simply keep your drink hot. The smart mug allows you to set an exact drinking temperature and keeps it there for up to 3 hours, so your drink is never too hot, or too cold. 

Whiz your way to health with our new portable personal blenders. Perfect for shakes and smoothies on the go. With a six blade stainless steel cutter and rotation speed of 22,000rpm fruit and veg can be blended in seconds. 

 

Specially collaborated with Dolce and Gabbana, the Smeg Sicily is my love is a showcase of Italy’s rich heritage – sure to be kitchen statement show piece. 

Beautifully designed versatile ovens offer superb performance and weighing only 30kg are portable to enjoy anywhere. Crafted by hand and featuring a traditional clay interior, our ovens take time to create to our exacting standards 

FOR THE HEALTH CONSCIOUS 

Pulling the pin on your average stocking fillers, Grenade’s Christmas Snacker is the gift that keeps on giving – featuring a selection of the UK’s best-selling protein bars.

Offering a healthier alternative to sugary confectionery, each cracker holds three delicious triple-layered protein bars that include less than 2g sugar and up to 22g of protein – ideal as a post-workout refuel, midday treat or on-the-go-snack this festive season.

 

A selection of ingredients to help you make 2 festive classics – Vegan Christmas Cake & Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding 

FLUÈRE Original contains carefully selected botanicals that result in a complex yet balanced taste. Both juniper and lime peel give a bright and fresh character to the nose whilst the lavender and coriander add herbal notes. 

Containing our best-selling Yoni moon milk blend, designed to heal and nourish you through the power of healing herbs and superfoods. The combination of decadent Cacao, fiery Ginger, gut-friendly Prebiotic & balancing Shatavari has given this drink cult status at Glow Bar, our self care haven in London’s West End. Each jar contains 100g, enough to make 10 Moon Milks.

Just open the gift box, connect the electric whisk together and your Yoni moon milk will be smoothly blended in no time! Also comes with a USB charging cable

A range of powdered latte blends, using only natural ingredients such as spices, dried fruit and vegetable powders. With no artificial fillers, so a teaspoon goes a long way. All our blends in this range are natural, plant-based, and dairy-free. Indulge without guilt. 

Remedy’s Newbie Taster Mixed Case is the ideal gift for someone seeking a non-alcoholic alternative that doesn’t compromise on flavour – and the perfect introduction to live-cultured drinks, featuring 12 x 250ml cans of some of the finest drinks in the Remedy range: Remedy Kombucha Peach, Cherry Plum, Ginger Lemon and Raspberry Lemonade, Coconut Water Kefir Pure and Switchel Blood Orange. 


A proper thirst-quencher with 55 billion live cultures per 100ml.

Produced in Bath by accredited Nutritional Therapist and gut health specialist, Dani Clarke, The Bath Alchemist’s live vinegar is infused with raw natural ingredients, rather than blended with juices. This preserves the all-important health benefits of ‘The Mother’, a naturally occurring sediment containing a profusion of enzymes, amino acids, minerals and vitamins. Infused over the course of 12 weeks in small batches, the vinegar is given time to absorb all the natural goodness and different flavour notes of each ingredient to create a distinctly grown-up tonic that’s as good on the palate as it is on the gut. 

Bounce Back, the first ever post-social replenishment drink, launched in the UK in November, ready for the busy festive season. This new category of health drink, created by two biochemists, is unlike others since it is designed to be drunk before bed after socialising, to give your body the replenishing nutrients it needs – while you sleep. A blend of 17 vitamins, minerals and amino acids 

HAMPERS 

Wessex Mill flour is milled using only the finest wheat grown locally around the mill, the names of the farms are on the back of every bag.The perfect bake hamper from Wessex Mill is available for nationwide deliver 

Brimming with delicious treats to enjoy on the big day and beyond including ham hock, mince pies, prosecco and port/

This festive season, Le Pain Quotidien is offering a signature hamper full of the Belgian bakery’s most loved products, perfect for someone special or as a little treat for yourself. Available from 15th November until 5th January for nationwide delivery or collection, the hamper provides gourmet pantry staples, comforting baked goods and irresistible treats for cosy days at home. 

If you’re hosting plant-based dinner parties or looking for a top-notch gift for a vegan friend or family member this Christmas, look no further than our Vegan Christmas Hamper. Filled with a truly impressive range of high-quality foods that are animal-free, such as Free From bakery’s sea salt brownies and Butternut London’s hazelnut and cacao butter. 

Perfect for the Italian food fan.

Curated by experts at Eataly, this assortment of unique culinary gifts will open the door to Italy through high-quality Italian products. Choose from our wrapped and ready hampers and gift boxes, or explore the abundance of individual products, from fine chocolates to premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils and the king of Christmas, panettone! 

Known for using the very best British and Irish produce, Chef Richard Corrigan has created his most extravagant Christmas hamper yet. Filled with treats like Champagne, ham hock and foie gras terrine, a smoked salmon blini kit, handmade mince pies and even a branded tea towel, this is the perfect Christmas present for foodies who love to indulge. As an extra treat, two tins of 25g Oscietra Caviar will be placed inside two random orders to bring some added festive cheer. The Christmas Breakfast Hamper is priced at £90 and serves 2 people. Orders can be made via the Corrigan’s Mayfair website. 

Kicking off the line up are a range of limited-edition Christmas hampers to suit all occasions and budgets including the ‘‘Glad Tidings Hamper’’ injecting fresh new flavours for Christmas with products handpicked showcasing the latest wines, fizz, and artisan treats. Black Lines are pouring the cocktails, Cajuu on the nibbles with popular vanilla and salted caramel cashew nuts, hand round some Hawkens mini gingerbread Christmas tree biscuits, Patchwork’s are bringing the flavour with some famous spiked red onion chutney, and more!

 

For those who love to cook and explore new flavours and recipes with a savoury flare, then this is the perfect hamper for you! Use your Sicilian ingredients to create those traditional recipes like Pasta con le Sarde or Pasta con pesto Trapanese or explore traditional flavour pairings in unique recipes like Pane Cunzatu. 

SUBSCRIPTION GIFTS

The lucky recipient will receive a surprise letterbox-friendly kit every month from Chocolate Orange Cookies to  Junkyard Blondies.Each kit contains a step-by-step recipe card and all the dry ingredients perfectly weighed out

If the wine drinker in your life is not already a member of the experts go-to wine merchant, then a lifetime share is a memorable and thoughtful gift. The one-off cost is £40 and the lucky recipient will not only have £20 towards their first purchase, but more importantly, the golden key to a lifetime’s supply of great wine (and there are absolutely no obligations to buy, or any hard sell, members simply stock up when required) 

Nonna Tonda pasta is made fresh every single morning, and sent out to homes around the country on a weekly basis – subscribers receive a box of fresh pasta, sauce and fresh parmesan that can all be prepped and ready to eat in less than five minutes. The pasta is made the same day as it’s delivered, so it’s perfectly fresh.

All ingredients are locally sourced or imported from Italy, and the menu is changed weekly with both meat and veggie options. To give you an idea of the menu, this week’s dishes are Gnochetti with Pork Shoulder, Nduja & Cavolo Nero, and Spinach, Ricotta & Herb Pansotti with San Marzano Tomato.

 

• For a Christmas gift that keeps on giving, Good In Bread’s 3-Month and 6-Month Sourdough Subscription Plans (£6.50 per week or £84.50 and £169.00 respectively) deliver fresh loaves to the bread lover in your life. Flexible and easy-to-use, a lucky recipient can sit back and wait for their freshly baked loaf to arrive on their doorstep or through their letterbox – and it’s super simple to skip, pause and resume orders as required. Every week, once a week, your gifted bread buff will receive Good In Bread’s carefully selected large ‘Loaf Of The Week’ from a rotation of seven different loaves: White Country, Wheat & Rye, Wholewheat, Oat Porridge, Hazelnut & Cranberry, Multigrain and Seeded. With different subscription options including Seedless, Gluten Free, or Kid Friendly, there is a choice of delivery days (on Tuesdays or Fridays). 

Those looking for the ideal gift for foodies with a penchant for curry need look no further than Tyga this festive season: beautifully-packaged Indian meal kit subscriptions, crammed full of all of the authentic spice blends, pastes, herbs and recipes you need to create a host of delicious Indian-inspired dinners every month.

Arriving through the letterbox every one, two or three months dependent on your subscription preferences, Tyga kits aim to inspire home cooks to create their very own, restaurant-quality Indian meals in the comfort of their home kitchen by making it as easy as possible. All they need do is grab a few fresh ingredients – like chicken and onion – follow the step-by-step recipes included and voila; a fresh Indian feast awaits.

 

Mont58’s coffee subscription allows you to choose the frequency of delivery and your coffee brewing method, and each time Mont58 will send you a different tasting selection of its extensive range of artisan blends – so you never have to run out of coffee again! Experience coffees from all across the world, including far flung places such as Ethiopia, Peru, Guatemala, Mexico and many more. The subscription is available from the Mont58 website from just £7.52 per delivery. 

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