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8 Christmas gift ideas for the foodie in your life

Your go-to gift guide

Let’s be honest, coming up with gift ideas to show your loved ones just how special they are can be tough! Especially if it feels like you’re buying for someone who has just about everything. But before all hope is lost, we think we can help. Read on for our go-to Christmas gift guide designed especially for the foodie in your life. Because everyone loves to eat, right?

Blooming tea set – Linmark Tea
The blooming tea set from Linmark Tea is exactly what your tea-obsessed friend needs this festive season. The gorgeous set comes with two cups, a beautiful glass teapot as well as the famous blooming tea. Blooming tea (also known as flowering tea) is basically how it sounds. Tea leaves are delicately wrapped around a beautiful flower. When steeped in hot water, the flower theatrically uncurls to mimic the act of ‘blooming’. It’s quite the spectacle – watch here!

Shop Neutral – Steve Howkins ceramic crockery
The limited ceramic crockery range by renowned artist, designer and teacher Steve Howkins is brand new and truly one of a kind. It features a variety of colours and styles to suit different tastes and the best part? No two pieces are identical, which makes it perfect for the entertainer in your crew. Not a bad dinner party conversation starter either.

Essential Ingredient – Voucher for cooking school
For the gift that keeps on giving, pick up a voucher from The Essential Ingredient for one of their prestigious cooking school classes. These classes cover a range of skill levels and are perfect for anyone with an interest in cooking or improving their culinary skills. Classes are run by Australia’s leading chefs and cooking personalities and they’re held at different times throughout the year. Your foodie friend will hopefully cook you a meal to say thanks too!

Maker & Monger – Cheese hampers
Your fromage-loving friend will love you forever with a cheese hamper from Maker & Monger this year. With three gourmet cheese hampers to choose from, there’s plenty of cheese to go around.  The Cheesemonger’s selection is the go-to for crowd favourites – think La Tur from Italy which is a delicate sheep’s, cow’s and goat’s cheese. Then there’s The Best of Britain with Montgomery’s Clothbound Cheddar taking centre stage, but to really spoil your bud, you can’t go past the Joyeux Noel French Hamper with an indulgent mix of the best of the best. Just add wine! Be quick. All orders must be made by Tuesday, December 19, in store and online.

Market Lane – Coffee and mug gift set
This one is for the coffee lovers out there! (Yes, and there are a lot of you). Market Lane has some of the cutest little gift packs this season. Simply pick your mug from the extensive range of styles, add the coffee blend of your choice and the friendly staff will package them together in a gift box all ready for Christmas. How’s that?

Naheda’s Choice – Premium gift box
For something a little special you can’t go wrong with delicately handmade Turkish delight from Naheda’s Choice. Not only are they stunning to look at, they’re delicious as well, which makes them the perfect choice for the foodie in your life! Grab a box already put together or hand select your favourites. Done.

Pete ‘n’ Rosie’s Pop up – Christmas hampers
Pete ‘n’ Rosie’s has your Christmas pressies sorted with a tasty selection of gourmet hampers including the colourful Spanish Vintage Ortiz hamper, Italian La Dolce Vita hamper and organic Simon Johnson hampers featuring Lorenzo extra virgin olive oil, Simon Johnson wild cherry jam, pitted Sommariva olives and plenty more. You’ll be absolutely spoilt for choice!

Bibelot – Winston the winter owl & festive träd figurine pair
Visit our pop-up Bibelot shop to find an exquisite range of chocolate boxes and the most beautiful cakes you’ve ever seen – but to really wow, we recommend the Winter Owl and Festive Träd Figurine Pair. Winston (yes, of course he has a name), is the cutest owl we’ve seen and together with the Festive Träd Figurine, they make quite the festive pair! Edible table decoration anyone?


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