If your special someone loves to be wined and dined, then we’ve got the perfect food and drink gift for them this Christmas…
We all know and love a foodie. And, of course, they love nothing more than sampling their way through the newest eats and drinks. This means everything from sweet treats to savoury delights, tippled concoctions and more.
So, if you’re looking to treat your foodie this festive season, no need to stir the pot as we’ve found the 10 best food & drink gifts to wrap up this Christmas 2020.
Chandon in Bloom Cocktail Hamper
Every special occasion calls for bubbles or a carefully concocted cocktail. Which is why Hamper Emporium’s Chandon in Bloom Cocktail Hamper is a must-have for your special someone. Delivered straight to your door, they will receive a bottle of Chandon Brut Rosé, Belvedere vodka, Fever-Tree Soda Water and Bouvier Raspberry and Mint Syrup – all to make their own vibrant spritz. Plus, to shake it all together, the Chandon in Bloom Cocktail Hamper also comes with a gold cocktail shaker and jigger, edible Australian-grown petals, a notebook and Morgan’s French Vanilla Almonds to munch on.
Davis & Waddell Infusion Smoker & Wood Chip Set
If they love to infuse flavour into everything they do – whether that be a family dinner, a cocktail night with friends or simply just to experiment – then the Davis & Waddell Infusion Smoker & Wood Chip Set is the ultimate present to gift your foodie friends this Christmas 2020. Complete with hickory smoked wood chips, in as little as two minutes this nifty gadget will be infusing flavour into their next gourmet meal or concoction. Simply just use a container, zip lock bag or dome and it’s ready to go!
Always Add Lemon, Danielle Alvarez
With over 100 mouth-watering recipes, Danielle Alvarez’s latest cookbook is sure to get their culinary juices simmering this Christmas 2020. Born to a food-loving Cuban family and learning her craft in some of California’s top restaurants, Danielle is passionate about farm-to-table cooking. Breaking down how to eat seasonally and sustainably, Danielle teaches us the basics from baking your own bread, to learning how to pickle and preserve like a pro. Packed with tantalisingly tasty recipes from scrumptious Summer Vegetable Panzanella to delightful Duck Pot Pie; this book is a must-buy this Christmas 2020 for any cooking connoisseur.
Barossa Old Vine Co Shiraz 2015
Nothing goes down a better treat than a bottle of wine. So, naturally, you have to give the best of the best. This year, put yourself on the nice list, thanks to Barossa Old Vine Co’s Shiraz 2015. Hailing from South Australia’s Barossa Valley and crafted at one of the region’s most historic sites, the Shiraz 2015 entices wine lovers with its aromas of dark chocolate and warming spice. Leading to a luscious palate of concentrated dark forest berry fruits and layered with complexity of spice, this dry red is paired effortlessly with any beef dishes – the perfect pairing this Christmas 2020.
If you’re looking for something just as sweet as your special someone, then Dessert Boxes have got you covered. Delivering Australia-wide, Dessert Boxes is perfect if you can’t see your foodie this Christmas 2020, promising to bring the joy back into end of year celebrations, one bite at a time. You can shop by occasion, price or recipient, place your order and then wait for the box of deliciousness to arrive. It’s that simple. If you’re stuck on what to order, we’d recommend the Santa’s Sash – filled with chocolate, confectionery and everything in between; nothing says Merry Christmas more than a box full of delivered goodies.
Modern Mixology 23-Piece Mixology Bartender Set
If 2020 has proved anything, it’s the importance of having a good cocktail making kit at home. And, if your foodie is ready to swap the protein shaker or the empty jam jar out for something more advanced, then we’d like to point you in the direction of Modern Mixology’s 23-Piece Mixology Bartender Set. Featuring a streamlined bamboo stand, your set will also include a leak-proof shaker, professional-grade mixology tools and a hardcover cocktail recipe book. Looking to go above and beyond this Christmas 2020? We recommend accompanying the cocktail kit with one of these Australian made botanical spirits.
Sunnylife Picnic Basket Duo Kasbah
Just in time for the summer season, why not treat your loved one to this Sunnylife Picnic Basket Duo Kasbah? Featuring a traditional wicker basket, this picnic set from Sunnylife is perfect for your foodie’s next day out at their favourite park. Complete with two place settings, a matching willow wine bottle bag, the Picnic Basket Duo Kasbah also comes with a comfortable woven shoulder strap for transporting, cotton canvas lining and enough room inside for all of their favourite picnic snacks.
Jasper Coffee Santa's Fancy Christmas Blend
There’s nothing a foodie loves more than starting the day with a cup of coffee. And, this year, to get into the Christmas spirit just that little bit more, family owned specialty coffee roaster, Jasper Coffee, is treating us to their newest arrival, the Santa’s Fancy Christmas Blend. A magical release to say the least, the Santa’s Fancy is filled with delicious taste nuances of nutmeg, cinnamon and shortbread; all making for the perfect stocking filler for the festive season.
Seed & Sprout The Baker's Dozen Gift Set
Foodie or not, this year, most Australians can proudly admit that they’ve picked up a new skill or two in the kitchen (or, at least attempted to). Practically perfect, Seed & Sprout’s The Baker’s Dozen Gift Set is the ideal gift for any food lover, maker or baker this Christmas 2020. Ideal for anyone looking to become more sustainable, this Seed & Sprout gift set comes equipped with two reusable silicone baking mats, 12 reusable silicone muffin cups, six large stretch lids, four round Eco Stow glass containers and a large gift bag.
Two Good #GiveTwice: Gift Pack 5
Think of it as a gift that keeps on giving – because that’s exactly what Two Good aims to do! Along with gifting a delectable pack filled with goodies for the home, you’ll also be giving to those in need this Christmas 2020. Inside the #GiveTwice: Gift Pack 5 your foodie will receive a Native Spiced Ham Glaze, a hand painted Glazing Brush, a Two Hugs Candle, a Two Hugs Room Spray, a Christmas Cake and a 50mL Young Henrys Noble Cut Handcrafted Small Batch Gin. Employed by women affected by domestic violence or homelessness, Two Good also invests 5% of all sales to the Two Good Foundation which supports an employment pathways program. Feel good by doing good.
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