Christmas hamper guidePosted on: 16 November 2016 by Eloise Craven-Todd
Give a gift of food this year and have Christmas all wrapped up with 50connect's guide to festive food hampers.
The Cheese Shed
The 'Abundance' hamper (£145) from The Cheese Shed includes a whole clothbound mini cheddar, Keltic Gold, a whole Cornish Blue and Cerney Pyramid – the makings of a superb cheeseboard! The cheese is accompanied by a bottle of Zinfandel wine, Krohn port, truffle salami (and an Opinel knife to cut it with), a savory biscuits selection, seeded wholegrain crispbreads, cornish charcuterie duck rillette with Grand Marnier, a selection of chutneys and a fruit cake suited for cheese – all packed into a 20" wicker hamper with black leather hinges.
Visit The Cheese Shed to see their range of cheesy hampers.
Caprera Christmas bundle
This vegetarian foodie selection for £50 includes two types of chutney – classic cranberry chutney, as well as a seasonal Christmas one – perfect accompaniments to the rosemary crackers. Covering all bases this Christmas this you’ll also get a date and walnut loaf, Rudolph’s leftover curry sauce, two bottles of mead, cinnamon caramelised almonds, ginger biscuit mix, gingerbread cake and a peppermint chocolate bar.
Visit Caprera gifts for a range of food packages to give away this Christmas.
Festive afternoon tea hamper
The hamper includes award-winning Georgie Porgie’s Apple & Cider Christmas pudding, Luscombe organic hot ginger beer, 4 Devon scones, thick clotted cream, strawberry jam and a festive box of Devonshire Tea. The option to have a gift wrapped wicker basket (£30) or lidded hamper (£35) is available and a personalised gift card is included.
For more information visit Devon Heaven Hampers
The Copas family turkeys and chickens
Copas’ traditional turkeys, from £60, are delivered from farm to table, arriving in a packaged box with pop-up timer, recipe cards, sprig of rosemary and prepared giblets. The full range includes a whole turkey (4kg to 10kg), turkey crowns, turkey breast, chickens and a range of accompaniments including ready-made luxury traditional gravy, bread sauce, cranberry, chutney, coronation sauce and sage & onion stuffing.
If a chicken is preferred, the Copas folks are also the poultry pros behind The Thoughtful Producer – who offer a forage-fed and free to roam 2.2kg packed chicken that comes with a pop-up timer, fresh herbs, recipes and roasting bag for £15.99.
Retro sweet hamper
A hamper to satisfy the sweetest sweet tooth. This retro wicker hamper for £39.97 will bring back the taste of yesteryear complete with fizzy cola bottles, kola kubes, flying saucers, drumstick lollies, space dust and love hearts to name just a few. Each hamper is completed with a whoopee cushion – a helping hand for those Christmas day pranks.
A full list of what is included in this retro hamper can be found at A Quarter of, sweet hampers.
Christmas meat box
Trimmings to keep your turkey as beautifully dressed as your Christmas tree! This organic Christmas meat set for £113.23 comprises of a 6.5kg free to roam Dee Valley turkey that will feed approximately 10-13 adults, 420g cocktail sausages, 400g streaky bacon, 500g sausagemeat and a jar of cranberry sauce.
Further information about the box can be found at Rhug Estate.
Dickinson & Morris luxury hamper
At £99, this luxury hamper not only includes a whole Dickinson & Morris’ famous pork pie and six mini pork pies, but also includes plum bread, a wedge of stilton cheese, a wedge of red Leicester cheese, Melton red chutney, celery crackers, pork sausages, Melton hunt cake and a bottle of sauvignon carmenere, sauvignon blanc and prosecco. A hamper that supplies all your Boxing Day needs!
Visit Dickinson & Morris’s hamper gifts for further gift inspiration.
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