Our pick of some of the best foodie gifts you can buy from local stallholders…
Looking for Christmas present inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! Trying to find unique, thoughtful and original presents to surprise your friends and family is always a challenge, but if you’re searching for foodie gifts, read on for some deliciously mouth-watering ideas…
You can’t go wrong with something sweet, and Grown Up Marshmallows are truly indulgent. With flavours ranging from Sicilian Lemon to Salted Peanut and Caramel – and even gin – each gourmet marshmallow is flavoured using ethically sourced ingredients and fresh fruit, and is seriously moreish!
The award-winning local artisans behind this Portishead-based business are passionate about preserves, having made it their mission to forage the hedgerows so they can capture the best of the season in a jar. From jams and jellies to chutneys, check out Go Wild Preserves‘ range of unique flavours and their selection of Tasting Experience boxes, which make the ideal gift.
Christmas is the time to indulge, and if there’s any year we all deserve a treat, it’s 2020. For a seriously sweet sugar fix, check out The Pudding Wagon‘s selection of gorgeously gooey handmade chocolate brownies. Available for delivery straight to your door, order online for 10% off all purchases, from Cookie Dough Brownies to Biscoff Blondies, and delicious selection boxes for when you can’t decide!
For the perfect festive tipple, check out Beckford’s Rum Spirits. Having first launched their Caramel Rum in 2019, blended using the finest ingredients and which went on to become award-winning and popular with top chefs, they expanded their range to include another Caramel Rum, Pineapple Spiced Rum, White Pearl Coconut Rum and Black Pearl Spiced Rum – cheers!
For a one-stop deli experience of preserves, fine foods and Christmas hampers and gifts, take a look at The Cherry Tree. Think chutneys, curds and marmalades, plus cheese truckles, salad dressings, chutney-infused cracker bites, custom-roasted coffee, savoury scones, and fine meat pâté – you’ll be sure to find something ideal for your Christmas feast.
There’s no better place than Cheddar, in Somerset, to preserve authentic cheddar cheese production, and that’s exactly what The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company aims to do. Based in the home of the delicious cheese, their tasty range is sold in individual portions or in gift-friendly hampers and baskets.
Made on their family farm just two miles from Bath, Honey’s sell true craft cider made using the finest West Country apples, traditional methods and wild yeasts. From the still Cam Valley, to their Midford Cider with a Sparkle, plus the classic Stoney Bonk – cider with a ginger beer kick, you’ll be sure to get a taste of the West.
Located on an organic family farm in Ceredigion, Caws Teifi Cheese is the longest established artisan cheesemaker in Wales, having started in 1982. Bringing their Dutch roots and influences, the family started making wonderful raw milk cheese, and still do today – all is handmade using traditional techniques.
Brighten up your Christmas festivities with some jars of full-on flavour from In a Pickle. Based in the village of Winsley, five miles from Bath, expect tangy chutneys, like parsnip and chili, and pineapple habanero, sitting alongside their ‘In a Jam’ range of sweet preserves. Why not send one of their gift bags or boxes to a foodie friend?
Handmade, small batches of spirits and liqueurs are what Forager Spirit are all about. With the clue in the name, their flavours are derived from foraged and locally and ethically sourced ingredients including wild fruits, herbs, local honey, leaves and spices, giving each bottle a deliciously botanical taste.
Raising the humble oat to new mouth-watering levels of deliciousness, Flapjackery, located in Tavistock, Devon, hand-make luxury flapjacks in a variety of flavours. From salted caramel fudge, to cherry bakewell and chocolate orange, plus many more, their variety boxes make great Christmas presents.
The sister company to Caws Teifi Cheese, Dà Mhìle, based on a family farm in Ceredigion, produce organic gin, whiskey and liqueur. Inspired by their history, surroundings and environmental ethos, all products, from their Apple Brandy to their unique Seaweed Gin, are a testament to Welsh craftsmanship!Browse All Local Stallholders