Looking for last minute stocking filler ideas, stuck on a gift for that foodie friend, can’t find a decent secret santa gift? Look no further. From artisan booze and chocolate to eco-beauty products to recipe kits, there’s something here for everyone.
For the chocoholic
Artisan Traditional Florentines
£8.50 from Prestat
We don’t think we’ve ever met a florentine that we didn’t like, but these ones are truly something. A well kept Prestat family recipe, these florentines have flaked almonds marinated with orange and lemon peel, cherries, melon, sweetened with honey and are dipped into dark chocolate.
For the beer hound
Local hero Mixed Beer Case
£30.80 from Farmdrop
A six-pack might not be special enough for your beer-fiend friend, but we’ve got just the ticket. This 12-pack case of London’s best breweries from Gipsy Hill to Five Points has something for everyone.
For the bookworm
Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chefs’ Favourite Restaurants
£19.95 from Phaidon
Know a foodie who prefers being fed than being the feeder? Give them the book that lets them know where the best chefs are eating. With more than 4,500 restaurants from more than 70 countries, it’s safe to say that there’s going to be something for everyone. And maybe they’ll be so grateful that you’ll be invited along for the dinner too?
For the aspiring gardener
£12 from The Gluttonous Gardener
Know someone with green fingers but little space? The Growbars from The Gluttonous Gardener help you grow your favourites, from tomatoes to herbs, chillies to edible flowers. Growbar is 100% eco-friendly: the base of the bar is made from coconut fibres and the film wrap is made from sugar cane. They’ll be thinking of you with every mini harvest.
For the wannabe mixologist
12 Festive Spirits Gift Set
£59.95 from Chase Distillery
For the spirit lover in your life, this collection of twelve tempting tipples, includes the Chase Distillery’s foremost luxury spirits, hand-brewed on The Chase Farm in Herefordshire.
For the stylish cook
Gemma Wightman Mugs
£15-22 from Gemma Wightman Ceramics
Every kitchen-dweller loves a good mug. Something to hold their morning coffee, their 3pm tea, and their pre-bedtime hot chocolate. These ones from Gemma Wightman Ceramics are all hand-thrown in the artist’s garden and are the perfect present for your stylish foodie friend.
For the coffee aficionado
Climpson Estate Coffee
£7.50 from Climpson & Sons
Coffee: a gift or a necessity? Either way we don’t think anyone will be anything but chuffed with a bag of the Climpson Estate. Ever-improving, the Climpson Estate is a real crowd-pleaser. The brew has tastes of chocolate, toffee and orange-jam. Yep, that’s right, like one big jaffa-cake in your morning cup of joe.
For the beauty lover
£12 from Savon Stories
Want to give your favourite natural beauty some, well, natural beauty? Savon Stories’ Rhassoul Clay is a gorgeously luxurious clay that can be used over the whole body (including your hair) and is handcrafted with what Savon Stories call “raw minimalism”.
For the spice girl (or boy)
Starter Spice Kit
£35.00 from Rooted Spices
Whether replenishing the kitchen cabinet after a spice spring clean or starting from scratch, this Starter Spice Set is ideal, from Indian curries to paprika-spiked meat rubs and fragrant cinnamon bakes
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