Wednesday 11 December 2013

Foodie For Christmas

 I love food, more so at Christmas when you can indulge in lots of treats, a mince pie or two. Boots every year do a lovely selection of gifts for all you foodies out there, that are reasonably priced and look lovely for show or on the table. I put together a selection of my favourite bits and pieces for them looking forward to a selection of foodie gifts that are available from Boots and in the 3 for 2 - which is always a bonus!

I love the vintage collection of baking essentials from Rosies Pantry, that includes this duo of cake tins and gorgeous matching cake stand. I'd love to get my hands on the cake tins - I like baking every now and again and don't have any suitable storage facilities for cakes/buns and for only £8.00 it's quite the bargain.

I'm very much a tea drinker (very British) and love this set also from Boots. Both sets are from the brand Twinings and come together with two cups, a tray and a good amount of Twinings tea. The other comes with matching design ceramic tea pot and another good amount of Twinings tea. Both are in the 3 for 2 offer and there's other Twinings products available to buy.

If your a starbucks fan you'll love the selection of treats from Boots. Including this Starbucks hot cocoa duo, including; two ceramic mugs, 2 sachets of hot chocolate and 4 milk chocolate coins.

I love this little set from the Jamie Oliver range, it comes set with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and duo of small bowls. I am a huge lover of balsamic vinegar, especially on top of Bruschetta; delicious.

Next up is this gorgeous little hamper from John Lewis; Hotel Chocolat - the Christmas collection. Chocoholic right here! It's the perfect gift for all you chocolate lovers. Inside is a caramel and cookie wreath, Christmas mess chocolates, sparkling milk chocolate stars, the all mine collection, little chocolate caramel angels and Christmas mini selection.

Next up are a selection of hampers. This is definitely the greatest gift of all for a foodie, a lovely selection of different foods and spreads that you can really indulge in. There's lots a round the web with so much variety and you can get them depending on your tastes or household number. It's easy enough to create one yourself with a variety of different treats that the person/family your sending it to will like. I'm not sure if it works out cheaper or not but then again it depends where you shop.

I love the gifts on 'not on the high street' so much choice and most are very personal. They have a great selection of different foods and this cheese selection is fantastic, with different flavours and a trio of chutney this is fab for those of you who prefer cheese to desert.

And last up is another tea set again from John Lewis, this ones slightly more expensive with prices ranging from £35 - £75, but the attention to detail is gorgeous and it's one tea set I wouldn't mind owning.

Images taken from selected stores mentioned in this post.


  1. I got some of the kitchen things from Boots last xmas including some tins and a cake stand, beautiful things!

    Great gift guide xx

  2. I love the Starbucks gift sets that they release every year. They always look so nice. I was given a very pretty Starbucks hot chocolate set last year and it came with such a festive tall mug.

    1. The starbucks sets are pretty special. Bet they taste great too x


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