From glorious hampers to fine kitchen ware and delicious seasonal treats, here are some of our favourites for this Christmas. Throw away those pesky scales, invite family friends and savour in style!
Dukeshill offers a wonderful range of luxurious hampers, fine fare and cured meats and even truffles. Whether to treat yourself or loved ones, you won't be disappointed with the wide choice to suit all tastes and exceptional quality. Hamper shown is the excellent 'It's a Wonderful Life Hamper', generously filled with fine ham, smoked salmon, rich fruit cake, mince pies, Christmas pudding, cheeses, sweet nibbles, bubbles and more. £150 from HERE.
Brindisa offers an exceptional range of fine Spanish foods to savour. We particularly love their range topping Christmas Hamper for its artisan cured meats, celebratory bubbles, truffles, saffron, fine olives, gorgeous cheeses and other treats. Such a wonderful gift for someone who, like us, adores Spanish cuisine. £175 from HERE
Celebrity favourite Daylesford offers a large variety of prettily packaged hampers to suit a wide range of tastes. Generously packed to the brim with fine organic fare, they make a wonderful present, or decadent treat. £150 The Notting Hill Hamper is a favourite of ours. Named after their organic farm shop on Westbourne Grove, it's filled with some of Daylesford's most popular wines, savoury biscuits and sweet treats. Buy from HERE.
Award-winning, highly acclaimed Darts Farm offers a range of excellent Christmas hampers and other fine fare. Family run by three talented brothers and still a working farm today, it's located in the pretty Clyst Valley in Devon, and believes in the ethos of selling in-season and home or locally produced goods. The Large Festive Hamper is a delight and filled with the most delicious artisan produce - a gift that's bound to be received with pleasure. £65 from HERE
Another fine purveyor of gorgeous Christmas hampers is Classic Deli. Their online store offers a huge choice of seasonal fare from seafood, to fine meats and even Valrhona gourmet chocolate (a KCR firm favourite!). Their Luxury Treat Christmas Hamper is the perfect gift for any loved one and is packed with caviar, truffles, fine chocolates, high-quality charcuterie, cheeses, wine and more. £280 from HERE.
The perfect gift for someone special with a rather sweet tooth, this prettily boxed exotic Gold Luxury Gift Hamper from Farhi is a delight. Filled with the most decadent mix of chocolate dipped dates, dried and candied fruits and nuts you could possibly wish for, it's available from HERE. £100.
Caviar AND truffles? As if just the one wasn't decadent enough. This gourmet treat from caviar masters Petrossian features a wonderful interplay of textures between the melting grains of caviar and the crunchy truffle chips. £140 from HERE.
Smoked salmon lovers will ADORE this gift box of booze infused delights from The Pished Fish. Our featured box comprises three packs of award winning smoked salmon which lend themselves perfectly to being served as canapés. Simply add blinis or toasts and a little dollop of crème fraîche. Delicous! £44.99 from HERE.
For keen amateur chefs in the family, this high quality colour coded knife block from Viners is a lovely gift. The individually coloured handles mean you will be able to select the exact knife you need for any particular task with ease. £64.50 from HERE.
The perfect present to make food prep a breeze. This top quality chef's mandolin from OXO is easy to hold and use and offers 21 different cuts with thickness settings in 0.5-mm intervals. It has straight and wavy blades, and built-in julienne and French fry blades too. £72.84 from HERE.