Christmas isn’t complete without some good, comfort food. We’ve picked some of the best choices on the market that would make great Christmas gifts for the foodie in your life gifts or a great cuppa for you and your family or friends- for those warm nights in.
For coffee connoisseurs looking to wake up and smell the coffee on Christmas Day, seaislandcoffee.com launches its delicious new range of gifting ideas.
Brazil Ipanema & 12 oz Medium Keep Cup Gift Set- £20
This unique coffee celebrates a smooth balanced body and soft floral flavours. Partnered with a 12oz keep cup that is available in 5 different colours, this set comes packaged in a luxury gift box.
Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Mini Barrel Gift Set- £24.99 (125g) and £38.98 (250g)
Arguably one of the world’s best tasting coffees, Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee is silky smooth and well-balanced with an excellent full body, refined mild taste and sweet flavour.
Boasting a rich and varied history dating back as far as 1740 when it was first shipped to Europe in wooden barrels, Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee is the only coffee still shipped this way – and what better way to celebrate than with a mini barrel gift set.
Coffee brewer, filter paper, pouring kettle plus 3 luxury coffee gift set
The selection of three premium coffees include the rare and luxurious Hawaii Kona, the quintessential Jamaica Blue Mountain and 2011 Great Taste Award winner Geisha. This gift set offers great choice for any time of the day – complete with a Hario V60 Decanter and a 1litre Hario pouring kettle for consistently great hand drip coffee.
Christmas tasty treats
Delight your guests with these Fairtrade nuts and chocolate. Liberation, the Fairtrade nut company owned by its farmers, has created a new exciting Oven Baked Mixed Peppercorn Peanuts with Cashews & Habas Fritas that is guaranteed to help spice up your party.
If you prefer a quiet night in, nothing embodies the spirit of Christmas quite like a steaming drink on a comfy sofa. Steenbergs’ Fairtrade Christmas tea and Fairtrade Christmas Drinking chocolate will fit the bill, especially when accompanied by Zaytoun’s Fairtrade Caramelised Almonds and Medjoul dates.
Drinking Chocolate £5 www.steenbergs.co.uk
Fairtrade pioneers Divine has prepared a special Christmas 2014 range of chocolate 100g bars – Dark Chocolate with Ginger & Pear and Milk Chocolate with Spiced Toffee Apple. Lovingly wrapped in jewel colours of dark purple and pink, and decorated with gold adinkras, the bars will be available from Ethical Superstore, Oxfam and independent retailers.
Montezuma’s Chocolate Truffles £11.99
Not only does this chocolate truffle set embody the very spirit of Christmas with the festive packaging, it comes with 16 truffles including Pistachio & Raspberry Truffles, Christmas Cappuccino Truffles, Banana Caramel Crunch Truffles, Stollen Truffles, Vanilla Cream. Truffles. If that’s not Christmas, then we don’t know what is.
Christmas Hamper: Foxcroft & Ginger £25
For a wow factor, get this Christmas hamper from cool London cafe-cum-bakery Foxcroft & Ginger. Filled with artisan goods and organic treats to suit even the biggest food snob, this hipster hamper includes coffee beans from cult London roastery The Roasting Party, and Organic Winter Spiced Tea from fine tea purveyors Chash Tea and a jar of F&G’s house-made Plum Jam and Winter Spiced Chutney .