A Bundle of Deliciousness!
We all agree that hamper gift giving and glorious food are some of the best parts of the holiday season. Stressing about what to bring as a hostess gift this year? Honestly, you can’t go wrong with a few tasty treats! Give the gift of joyous food this Christmas with one of the many festive gift hampers available in the 852.
We’ve rounded up a list of seven decadently sweet and savoury hampers that are perfect for all of the food lovers in your life. Good food, good wine and good friends = the best time!
Marks and Spencer is always one of our go-to shops for any occasion, so their hampers were inevitably going to be on our radar when it came to gift shopping for the big day. From classic British festive treats; to all out Italian fare with prosecco and panettone; and speciality whiskey selections (perfect for papas!); you’re sure to find something for everyone (and maybe something for yourself too!)
We all know how easy it is to over indulge in the all the culinary offerings that come with this time of year… So when we heard of traditional Christmas treats that were healthy too, we had to check them out!
Treat the foodies in your life to a beautifully packaged hamper from The Cakery bake shoppe. Bound to impress all those with a sweet-tooth, the festive treats are made with all natural ingredients making every dessert essentially guilt-free! Choose from two hampers; The Sweet Teaser ($488), which has a selection of goodies such as GF gingerbread men, veggie parmesan breadsticks, pineapple chips and panettone, and The Guilt Free Indulgence ($1,088) which includes all those goodies plus GF granola and biscotti, a macaron ornament, Blooms Tea and a bottle of organic L’Instant Merlot 2014. Nothing sounds sweeter!
Available at both locations from now until Sunday, 25 December, or online here!
For those of us who enjoy the finer things in life, Ellerman’s floral Christmas hampers surely will not disappoint! Aside from the beautifully festive flower arrangements, a selection of sweet treats from Pierre Hermé Paris & Perrier-Jouet are included. Chocolate and flowers, it doesn’t get much better than that does it, mamas? The Decadent Gift Hamper ($2,660) includes all of the above with the addition of Pierre Hermé herbal tea, Italian Panettone bread and a bottle of Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut. A very Merry Christmas, indeed.
Literally all we want for Christmas is included in the All I want for Christmas 2016 luxe gift hamper ($2,160) from Classified… I mean what is Christmas without all the essentials? We’re talking about a fantastic mix of sweet and savoury and traditional Christmas delights. The beautifully wrapped hamper has everything from mince pies and gingerbread men to seasonal jelly, stuffing and turkey gravy mix – even vanilla lavender honey, homemade jam, a bottle of red and A.R Lenoble Brut Inteense Champagne! Whoever you’re gifting will love this packed hamper. They’ve also got the Winter Wonderland ($891) and the Little Drummer Boy ($630) each offering a variety of different sweets. Christmas really is the best time of year!
Surprise a loved one with a delivery of Christmas goodies straight to their door! This year Crafted 852 is offering a selection of festive treats with Christmas in a Box ($650) – a combo of various artisanal products from crafters in Hong Kong, North America and Europe. The contents of the box will be a complete surprise and change weekly – so everyone will get something a little different from the last person. Think Spiced Winter Tea from Teapigs, ‘Gingerbell’ popcorn from Sote, Plum & Pear cordial and more… check out their website here.
For the luxurious festive foodie in your life, consider the Grand Hyatt’s Grand Occasion hamper ($2,736) the perfect choice. This seasonal hamper includes a bubbly, a lot of chocolate and is guaranteed to satisfy. Aside from the champagne Laurent Perrier Brut NV and Santa shaped chocolate, Christmas pudding and homemade cookies are also included, along with pecan pies and traditional panettone – who wouldn’t want to receive this bit of holiday elegance?
Holidays is a time for giving, and with Green Christmas Hampers you’re giving so much more than just a basket of treats. With their Japanese art inspired baskets, handcrafted and put together with love, your purchase will be supporting low-income single mothers employed by Microforest, a wonderful organisation that empowers single mamas in the 852, providing them with dignified jobs. Something all of us mamas love to support!
The Green Christmas Hampers are socially conscious and wonderful gifts filled with fresh fruit and veg, each representing lifestyle, happiness and art! Every hamper includes a one-of-a-kind Microforest piece of art – a piece of nature encased in glass and beautifully presented. Each hamper purchased will support one week’s’ worth of groceries for the designer and her family.
Green Hampers are available in small, medium and large and range from $980 – $1880. Give the gift of giving and keep passing it along into 2017, girls!
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