5 foodie gifts to give this ChristmasChristmas 2013
If you’re still searching for the perfect gift for the foodie in your life, then don’t panic. We’ve scoured the net and have sniffed out the cream of the crop to make sure your loved-one’s thirst for anything food and drink related is well and truly quenched (if you can’t use a bad pun at Christmas, when can you, eh?). Here’s our pick of the top five foodie gifts for a little inspiration – enjoy!
Emma Bridgewater “Christmas with You” Polka Dot Platter
Featuring the designer’s signature polka dot design, this platter makes a stylish serving dish for any foodie’s Christmas feast. Made from quality English earthenware, it’s a staple at every Christmas party, adding a bit of excitement to aunty Carol’s festive sausage rolls.
Available at emmabridgewater.co.uk, £49.95.
Grapevine Gift Set
Perfect for wine lovers and budding gardeners alike, give your loved-one the chance to have a go at growing their own miniature vineyard, and if you’re lucky, maybe they’ll let you sample the produce. There’s one red and one white grapevine, both ready to plant and guaranteed to thrive in the UK’s less than Mediterranean climate.
Available at notonthehighstreet.co.uk, £44.
Whittard Glass Teapot
Let your foodie host their very own afternoon tea with this gorgeous glass teapot that’ll make a 3pm cuppa seem like high-tea at Downton Abbey. It comes with its own removable glass infuser and a bamboo stand which makes for a truly sophisticated tea experience.
Available at whittard.co.uk, £30.
Seasonal Guide to Fruit and Veg Apron
Give the gift of style and knowledge with this great apron that will not only make your loved-one look the part, but will give them the know-how on what fruit and veg they should be buying and eating throughout the year. Let’s hope they think of you when they’re baking that apple pie.
Available at liberty.co.uk, £24.50.
Guinea Pig Egg Cup Holder
What better to cure a mulled-wine induced hangover than a big plate of eggs and soldiers? This little fella will brighten up any breakfast, and if the recipient is an animal lover as well as an egg lover, they’ll love the matching salt and pepper shakers available too.
Available at joythestore.co.uk, £10.