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Christmas food and drink gift guide

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1st Jan 2015 Recipes

Christmas food and drink gift guide

Stuck for gift ideas for the food lover in your life? Get inspired with our pick of the tastiest gifts from the chocolate that's too beautiful to eat to Christmas pudding flavoured wine. Yum!

Food and kitchen gifts

Nutcracker, £34

Rococo chocolate nutcracker

Rococo is responsible for some of the best chocolate, and this traditional nutcracker model is made from their organic house blend with hand-painted detail.

Our only criticism? It’s almost too beautiful to eat.

 

Cadbury Sharing Hamper

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Including everyone's favourite, this Cadbury gift hamper will satisfy every family member this year. Featuring festive specials such as Snow Bites and Snow Balls, they're a great alternative to more traditional desserts.

Why not use them as handy pizes for any Christmas games you plan to play on the big day?

 

 

Ziggi Zazu Teapot, £46

ziggi zazu teapot

This modern heirloom, made from bone china, takes inspiration from African tribal prints to bring a splash of colour to elevenses.

You can even buy a matching milk jug!

 

The ultimate bacon sandwich kit, £32

homemade bacon sandwich kit

Start curing your own bacon at home (original, sweet or smoky) and enjoy with an artisanal sauce.

 

Monthly latest releases club, £105

subscription box set

This subscription from Craved means the recipient receives three monthly packages of artisanal and craft goodies—from chocolate to beer, jerky and pickles.

 

Drink gifts

Christmas pudding wine, £8.29

christmas pudding wine

Something a little different for the festive season, this sweet flavoured wine would be the perfect finish to your Christmas dinner.

Deliciously warming, it's incredible how much it tastes like a traditional Christmas pudding. 

 

Fun flavoured spirits, from £3.25

fun flavoured spirits

Quirky Bristolian newcomers Espensen Spirit create a delicious range of flavoured vodkas, gins and whiskies. From blueberry and raspberry gins, to pink grapefruit vodka, our favourite flavour has to be the rhubarb and custard vodka.

Add it to your Christmas glass of bubbly for a delicious Ruby Cubellini. The miniature sizes would also make great adult stocking fillers. 

 

Mini Moët Blanc Cracker, £19

mini moet blanc cracker

Another choice adult stocking gift, these stylish crackers will offer some fizz to any Christmas function. Enjoy the classic flavour or use it in a quirky cocktail, such as bellinis or the Ruby Cubellini above. 

You can choose between the classic gold or bold pink colours, and each cracker includes a festive hat and fun fact alongside the 20cl Blanc or Rosé .

Available from John Lewis

 

Graham's Six Grapes Port, £15

graham's port

Festive plums, with hints of cedar and tobacco, make this bottle from Graham's the ultimate Christmas port.

If you fancy a twist on tradition, try it with a cherry liquor or bar of fiery chilli chocolate to really bring out all the flavours. 

 

Disaronno designed by ETRO, from £9

Disaronno ETRO

A firm favourite all year round, this delicious Italian liqueur is back for the Christmas season with a beautifully festive makeover.

Each year the brand collaborates with a different designer to create a unique limited edition bottle and this iconic paisley print from ETRO makes it the perfect Christmas gift. Available in a 50cl bottle of sets of three miniatures. 

Available in major retailers across the UK

 

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