A hamper overflowing with ingredients is one of the most joyful gifts you can receive at Christmas. There's nothing quite like unwrapping item after item, finding yet more goodies in the mix, and creating a pile of new and exciting ingredients to cook up a feast over the holidays. Here are 5 of the best Christmas hampers, with something for all tastes.
1. European Christmas Food Hampers
Delight a fan of Italian cuisine with the exciting best of Italy hamper. Packed to bursting with Italian speciality foods, it’s ready to transform the way you cook Italian food at home, all year round. Discover:
- Some of the world’s best risotto rice and pasta to elevate your meals from everyday to extraordinary
- The fresh, ‘just-picked’ flavour of La Favorita pasta sauces and the famously spicy ‘nduja pork spread from Calabria
- Wonderful balsamic vinegar and olive oil
To add an extra touch of indulgence, the Italian hamper comes with chocolates and pistachio cream from some of Italy and Sicily’s finest confectioners.
The best of France hamper is a veritable Tour de France, showcasing some of the finest brands of French foods and preserves. From Alsace to Provence, the Basque country to the border of Brittany – discover condiments, preserves and ingredients that celebrate the breadth of regional variety in French cuisine. The hamper includes delights such as:
- Pommery Royale mustard
- Beautiful apple & caramel jam from Alsace
- Valrhona chocolate, pate de campagne with espelette pepper
- Fantastic olive oil from Provence
It’s a wonderful selection of French flavours.
Lift the lid on the best of Spain hamper to be transported to a Spanish taverna. Enjoy classic tapas like the famous Perello Gordal olives as well as possibly the world’s best almonds, Marcona almonds. There are fine examples of popular Spanish ingredients like paprika and paella rice, along with rarer finds like Chardonnay vinegar from Catalonia. With the best of Spain hamper you’re sure to find plenty to satisfy your love of Spanish cuisine.
2. Christmas Pantry Hampers
This beautiful vegan pantry gift hamper is a celebration of vegan ingredients – use it to create spectacular meat-free and dairy-free meals with the best produce. It’s a brilliant gift for anyone following a vegan diet, and is overflowing with unusual flavours and top-quality pantry staples. Tuck into:
- Seaweed bacon
- BBQ jackfruit
- Dairy-free pesto
- Luxurious French dark chocolate with almonds
And re-stock your store cupboard with exquisite Italian olive oil, Defrutum balsamic vinegar and Brindisa’s beautiful Navarrico Garbanzos chickpeas.
3. The Ultimate Food Hamper
Delight the chefs and food lovers in your life with our impressive best of Sous Chef hamper. Brimming with 15 of our favourite ingredients, it’s sure to give kitchen cupboards an upgrade.
We’ve hand-picked storecupboard stars that will transform your recipes, both sweet and savoury. Create an Italian feast with the finest IGP spaghetti and sweet San Marzano tomatoes, rustle up Valencian paella with vibrant saffron, or indulge in earthy risottos, made with Acquerello rice and wild morel mushrooms.