Christmas gifts for foodies from gourmet hampers to boozy boxes

christmas food gift guide

If you have a fussy foodie in your life, here are some gourmet gifts they certainly won’t turn their noses up at.

Here’s our pick of the best Christmas food gifts, from a hamper filled with fine french cuisine to a family friendly pasta-making kit from pasta legends Pasta Evangelists,

Or treat a wine-lover to a cookery book that suggests the perfect pairing for each recipe.

Whatever their snacking preferences, you’ll find a delicious gift fit for any food-lover below.

(No, we won’t judge you for buying them for yourself)

French Wild Honey St James Hamper

For those who like the finer things in life, the Wild Honey St James Hamper is a must.

The French-themed contents include saucisson, duck confit and goose rillettes, along with Whispering Angel wine, puddings, honey, chocolate truffles and chef Anthony Demetre’s cookbook.

Buy it for £175 at Wild Honey St James, UK delivery.

Gail’s Bakery Sweet Christmas Hamper

For the sweet-toothed, it’s got to be Gail’s. From a box of buns (£10) to a simple mince pie and chocolate hamper (£20), there’s also a splendid Christmas hamper (£150) overflowing with brownies, honey cakes, shortbread and biscuits, as well as a huge sourdough with jam and marmalade.

Buy it for £150 from Gail’s Bakery

Brindisa tasting boxes

Fancy a gift bursting with Spanish flavour? Brindisa is your answer. Try a festive cheese box (£35), including manchego and picos blue, or a charcutuerie box (£70) with hand-carved hams, chorizo and pâté.

The Brindisa tasting box (£45) includes Alemany chestnut honey, Catalonian almonds and chocolate, and Gordal olives.

Buy from £35 at Brindisa, delivery nationwide.

Pasta Evangelist’s Pasta-Making Kit

Know someone who wants to become a pasta master? Fresh pasta specialist Pasta Evangelists has a range of kits to suit beginners upwards.

Its Festive Family Pasta-Making Kit comes with 00 Italian flour, beechwood tools, a star-shaped ravioli cutter and a child’s chef’s hat (£5 of the proceeds going to Save the Children).

Buy it for £25 at Pasta Evangelists, delivery nationwide.

Wine & Food: The Perfect Match recipe book

Oenophiles will love members’ club 67 Pall Mall’s beautiful book Wine & Food: The Perfect Match. It has 100 mouthwatering recipes (such as Thai octopus salad and cassoulet de Toulouse) along with a guide to what to drink with each, plus details such as terroir and grape varieties.

Buy it for £40 from 67 Pall Mall.

Young’s pub vouchers

Give the gift of the pub with Young’s vouchers (starting at £10) to your local-loving chum or relative.

The vouchers will be able to cover everything from a round of drinks to dinner for two, or even a staycation, at Young’s pubs across London and the south of England.

Buy from £10 at Youngs.

Tom Savano Pre-Mixed cocktails

Cocktail fans will love pre-mixed drinks from Tom Savano.

They’re made with small-batch spirits from around the world so you’ll find the likes of a Coastal Negroni made using a craft gin from Devon, blended with a vermouth recipe from Piedmont.

Buy from £12 for a bottle for two at Tom Savano.

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