Christmas 2021: Delicious gift ideas for bakers, foodies and drink connoisseurs
Edible Christmas presents always go down a treat.
But when you’re buying for a foodie, you really want to impress.
We’ve picked out a whole range of delectable gifts, from authentic gins to artisanal hampers.
And if they like to get stuck in themselves, there are also DIY gifts from a espresso martini set to the recipe for a Christmas showstopper, Bake Off-style.
So whether they’re a whizz in the kitchen, or just really like food, here are some of the best gifts for your foodie friends.
Bake Off Box Christmas bundle
The team behind Great British Bake Off are providing everything you need to make a delicious gingerbread cake, complete with an adorable biscuit village on top.
The box comes with all the dry ingredients pre-weighed, step-by-step recipes cards, a GBBO branded apron and a bamboo cake stand to display it on.
Buy it for £36.99 from Bake Off Box
Lee Manor Suitcase hamper
Treat lucky loved ones to a suitcase-full of festive delicacies, including artisanal snacks and jams, delectable sweet treats and even a tipple or two.
And it’s all covered in gorgeous Liberty prints, even the stunning keepsake case.
Buy it for £99 from Liberty
Wacaco Nanopresso portable espresso maker
Give the gift of endless barista-level coffee wherever they are with this portable espresso maker.
It’s available in five different colours, but the Arctic Blue is a real standout.
Buy it for £77.03 from Amazon
Fortnum & Mason pecan and ginger biscuits
Back by popular demand, these deliciously festive pecan and ginger biscuits will go down a treat with a Christmas cuppa.
Buy it for £12.95 from Fortnum and Mason
Hotel Chocolat grand wreath
Wreaths usually go on your front door, but this one from Hotel Chocolat goes straight in your tummy.
Filled with 21 different types of festive chocs, this bumper gift will keep the whole family very happy.
Buy it for £75 from Hotel Chocolat
Stir Up espresso martini cocktail gift kit
Those who enjoy a sophisticated espresso martini will be chuffed with this DIY cocktail set.
The box contains everything you need to create four full-size cocktails. Cheers!
Buy it for £29.95 from Stir Up
Wilder Botanics Heartfelt tea infusion
Full of antioxidants, this mineral rich tea blend cleanses and refreshes the whole body system.
It contains detoxifying red clover blossom, nettle leaf and dandelion leaf.
Buy it for £15 from Toast
Daylesford chocolate hazelnut butter
This layered chocolate spread contains milk, dark and white gianduja, made using Piedmont hazelnuts.
Spread on toast for a deliciously simple treat.
Buy it for £26 from Daylesford
Distilled Old Tom Gin
Based on a gin recipe from the 1840s, Old Tom Gin is filled with classic botanical flavours from Victorian era cocktails.
Buy it for £35 from Liberty
Green Record apron
Chefs will stand out in the kitchen in this incredible African print apron.
Made from sturdy cotton twill, it will withstand years of culinary extravaganzas.
Buy it for £33.59 from Bespoke Binny
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