There’s no denying it, Christmas is an indulgent time of the year, or is that just me? I love getting the chocolates out when people come to visit or enjoying them whilst buried under a duvet watching Christmas films. The funny thing is I don’t eat a lot of chocolate throughout the year but seem to eat a lot around Christmas!
As well as the delicious selection of chocolates there are so many great food and drink products available, whether it’s to give as a gift, to enjoy as Christmas approaches or to enjoy on Christmas day there’s something for everyone. I’m going to share with you some great food and drink products in today’s gift guide. If you’re hungry look away now! You have been warned…
Shloer Celebration Pink Fizz
If you’re looking for a non-alcoholic drink this Christmas why not pick up a bottle of Shloer Celebration Pink Fizz. Shloer have created the perfect non-alcoholic bubbly, it’s even corked so you get the authentic bubbly feel. This is perfect if like me you don’t drink but want to enjoy a glass of something special. Pink Fizz is a fruity blend of red and white grape which creates a delicious sparkling rosé drink. I can’t wait to enjoy this on Christmas day, it will make a nice change from coca cola. If Pink fizz doesn’t tickle your fancy there’s also a white grape bubbly version. Available in supermarkets nationwide with a rrp of £2.99.
The English Provender Co
This is the perfect alternative gift for the foodies in your life. The English Provender Co make delicious condiments, curds, chutney and salad dressings which are made using only the finest ingredients. These jars are perfect for letting people help themselves on Christmas day. What’s more they have released some new festive gift packs. There’s a total of 8 gift packs to choose from, they include a Slate Cheese Board set, a Cheese Dome Gift Set, a Roast Selection and lots more. The gift sets are available from Debenhams priced from £8 to £28.
Borderfields Infusion Gift Set
Perfect for those aspiring chefs in your life, this gift set contains three different varieties of rapeseed oil which is perfect for cooking up a storm in the Kitchen. The three flavours include, Garlic Infused, Chilli Infused and Lemon Infused. Rapeseed oil is a favourite among those looking for a more naturally healthy oil as it contains omega 3, 6 and 9, is free from additives and half the saturated fat of olive oil. Available from Amazon with a RRP of £7.99.
The Wild Geese Whiskey Collection
If you know someone who enjoys whiskey then this gift set might be just what you’re looking for. The Wild Geese Whiskey is new to the UK and has been voted ‘Best Irish Whiskey’. There are 3 different flavours, Rare Irish, Single Malt and Limited Edition – each bottle contains a different blend for the recipient to enjoy. Available nationwide.
Guylian La Trufflina
If you know someone who is a fan of Guylian chocolates, deserves a treat or just loves chocolate then this is the perfect gift for them. This box of chocolates contains a mixture of white, milk and dark chocolate truffles. The Belgian chocolate truffles have a rich milk chocolate truffle filling and are sprinkled with fine chocolate flakes. A delicious crunchy shell with a melt in the mouth centre. If Guylian Sea Horses are what you’re after then you’re in luck, there are 3 delicious new flavours, including, Crunchy Biscuit, Milk Truffle and Caramel! Available from all good high street retailers.
Baileys Mini Delights
Mini Delights are bite sized truffles made with Baileys and coated in a smooth milk chocolate casing.The chocolates are made using quality ingredients to give a taste that can’t be replicated, they come in handy resealable packets which is great if you can stop yourself from eating them all in one sitting! I you’re after some Baileys chocolate to give as a gift there are also boxed chocolates available too which would make a lovely gift. Baileys Mini Delights are available at major retailers priced at £2.49 each.
Toblerone Christmas Edition Bar
This bar of chocolate is one we all know and love and with its unique shape there’s no mistaking this Toblerone bar. The large bars come in limited edition Christmas sleeves and are available in four varieties, White, Dark, Milk and Fruit & Nut. These bars make great stocking fillers, gifts or are perfect for sharing. Available nationwide with a RRP of £4.99.
This limited edition Toblerone triangle is a twist on the original bar but still comes in the same iconic triangular shape, just not as we know it. A slim triangular packet which contains bite sized triangular pieces that are great for sharing, or keeping all to yourself! The limited edition triangles are available nationwide with a RRP of £1.19.
Terry’s Chocolate Orange Minis
There’s no doubt Terry’s chocolate orange is a popular chocolate treat, in fact Terry’s Chocolate Orange was the number one trending food product on Christmas day last year! Terry’s Minis make fantastic stocking fillers or sweet treats for snuggling up on the sofa to watch a Christmas film. Perfect for sharing, the bite sized segments are available in two delicious flavours, including, classic chocolate orange and the new exploding candy flavour. You can pick up a packet of Terry’s Minis at most supermarkets priced around £2.13 each.
Retro Sweet Hamper
This Retro Sweet Hamper from Getting Personal makes a delicious and quirky gift this Christmas. Containing many much loved classics such as, Flying Saucers, Rainbow Drops, Sherbet Dib Dabs, White Mice and more it’s sure to be a huge hit with anyone with a sweet tooth. The sweets are presented in a small wicker style basket which adds to the charm. You can also include a personalised message with the hamper which is a lovely touch. Available to buy from Getting Personal for £24.99.
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