Give the Gift of Fine Food
Looking for gift inspiration? Got a food lover in the family? We've got plenty on offer this year from small gifts and hamper boxes to extra large hamper baskets.
What's hot this year?
What trends does 2021 bring? Well, when it comes to those foodie gifts, we have some corkers in store. Covid19 has seen us change our habits in all sorts of ways, none so much as Christmas shopping. Will you do all yours online? Will you support the independents? Will you still pop in to your local shops? We are all different. But here's what we think will be the best selling gifts this Christmas.
*not all of our stock is in yet but you may go ahead and order to avoid disappointment and your order will be shipped either when stock arrives or in time for Christmas. We will contact you to discuss.
Back for 2021 and one of our best sellers in 2020. Inspired by Smokey’s travels around the globe, our mission was to bring those international influences from places such as; the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Portugal & Greece to our award-winning range of BBQ spice rubs, BBQ sauce, chilli jams, hot sauces and spiced chutneys. Handmade and packed with flavour, you can really taste our passion for good food, heat, spice & sunshine in every bite. Produced in Manchester, England.
These guys have so many Great Taste Star awards and they are tipped the GIFT OF THE YEAR 2020. We have in limited stock...
American Road Trip
Around the World
Spiced Pineapple and Nigella Seed Chutney 200g (Bronze Winner – 2015 Chutney Awards) Tangy Plum Chutney 200g Sweet Original Chilli Jam 200g
Five barbecue spice rub seasonings and marinades with influences from around the world, all in one handy gift tube.
American inspired barbecue rubs and marinades for outdoor and indoor grilling. Explore the tastes of the Southern States and the Deep South with these five BBQ rubs including our brand new Charcoal BBQ Rub.
These lovely gifts also sold out in 2020 and are back in stock! Spice Pots are perfectly blended, dry Indian curry powders to make simple and easy curry and Indian inspired recipes. The mission? To take the hassle out of making a curry and to get you consistent cooking results!
The Festive Food Survival Kit is perfect for those days before and after Christmas when food isn't always planned and leftovers are in abundance. From Spiced Christmas nuts to Bhuna Butter Chicken.
A booklet with 8 Festive Food Recipes 3 Savoury Curry Spices (Mild, Medium and Hot In Heat) 1 Sweet Spice for festive desserts and baking
In 1863, Geraldus Johannes Droste’s confectioner’s shop and bakery opened its doors to the public in Haarlem. Over the years, Droste developed into a very well-known international brand, producing several artisanal chocolate products such as the renowned pastilles and we have them this year in 8 different varieties.
Le Comptoir Chocolate coated party marshmallow bar! What marshmallow lover wouldn't love this! These are simply great and make a wonderful stocking filler or pop in a Christmas Eve Box.
Joe & Seph's
As well as the treat bags of popcorn this year we have the pyramid tree hanger - delicious cups of milk chocolate filled with J&S's famous salted caramel popcorn!
An individually wrapped Hot Chocolate Bombe in a festive box, made from 100% Belgian milk chocolate with mini marshmallows hidden inside.
Popcorn bites from Joe & Seph. Available in Milk or Raspberry & White Choc.
Dean's Biscuits as designed by Steven Brown
Dean's all butter, melt in the mouth shortbread rounds presented in a delightful Steven Brown Art design tin.
Monty Bojangles gorgeous truffles - dusted with cocoa powder - any chocaholics dream!
Driemeister Chocolate for Wine
6 gold chocolate coins paired with wines presented in a lovely wooden box. What's not to love if you love chocolate, wine or both!
From the best makers of Turkish Delight we've ever tasted so much so, it's pretty much stocked by the best deparment stores all over the world. Entirely by hand in Cork, come these delicious Madagscar Vanilla Fudge!
Choccy Scoffy, Cookie Moon, Orange Angelical, Coconut Crush, Pistachio Marooned, Popcorn Carousel 30 Intensely Chocolatey Cocoa Dusted Truffles in 6 Delicious Varieties Curiously Moreish, Great taste 2020 - Coconut Crush Truffles, Suitable for Vegetarians
An assortment of all butter melt in the mouth shortbread fingers, petticoat tails & rounds presented in a delightful Steven Brown Art design tin.
Panettone, Stolen & more...
This year we have the beautiful classic Panettone from Loison. It stands out for the quality of all Loison guaranteed ingredients and for the special processing, which takes place according to the most modern and advanced systems, but respecting the long and slow leavening times typical of the ancient Italian pastry tradition. The result is a soft and highly digestible dough. Dubbed one of the best panettone you will ever taste by several national press, this one really is a Christmas must have.
We also have a gorgeous limoncello Panettone from Chiosto. Panettone filled with Limoncello cream, with candied lemon peels, without sultanas; naturally leavened. Hand-wrapped in elegant paper. The Panettone Chiostro di Saronno is produced according to the traditional recipe, through a slow and natural leavening and all ingredients, from flour to milk, eggs to butter, candied fruit to yeast, are of natural origin.
We also have delicious Stollen and Stollen Bites from Kuchenmeister - the german bakery started in 1884 and make some of the best pastries and biscuits.
Sugar Free Chocolate Truffles are available from RED. Delicious buttery gouda biscuits in a gorgeous delft tin from Buiteman and of course Opies boozy fruits - this year we have red berries in pink gin and peaches in courvoisier.
Traditional Lebkuchen rounds - delicious soft ginger bread coated with a sweet ice on one side and chocolate on the other. No one can stop at one!!
The premium nuts hand wrapped in a baklava roll of crispy phyllo dough treated generously with honey and aromatic syrup
Described as the best panettone you will ever eat. Loison have been making Italian pastries for centuries.
...and those Christmas Essentials
Christmas cheese and all it's accompaniments along with bread sauce, biscuits, mulled wine or mulled cider, and goose fat from Munns. We have all sorts of essential items to set off your festivities.
Homemade Pate, Christmas puddings from Georgie Porgies. Fondant mints from Beech's because no Christmas came and went without a chocolate mint in the house!
No cheese in the house at Christmas, said no one ever!! Well, we have never said that. Cheese is much loved all year round but no more so than at Christmas. From whole baby stilton, British Cheese selections to continental cheeses, we have something for everyone.
Order your Christmas cheese now. We have some selections below and an order form coming soon.
5 British & Continental cheeses cut and wrapped by hand, perfectly picked for your Christmas table. A total weight of 1.7kg
British Cheese Selection
5 British Cheeses cut and wrapped
by hand, perfectly picked for your
Christmas table. A total weight of 1.8kg
The Ultimate Christmas Puddings - Georgie Porgies of Devon
At Georgie Porgie’s Puddings, every delicious sweet treat is handmade in their Budleigh-based kitchen. Each delicious pudding or sponge is prepared by their expert pudding chefs, so each pudding is special! Made using traditional methods, each pudding is handwrapped and tied in cloth ready for steaming at home.
These flew off the shelves last year and we are so pleased they are back this year in the following formats:
142g - perfect for 1-2 people
454g - perfect for 3-4 people
Award Winning Traditional Christmas Pudding
Chocolate Orange & Baileys
Apple & Cider
Puddings are also available in larger sizes but on a pre-order basis only. Please enquire by contacting us if you require a pudding to serve 6-8 or 15-18.