A Foodie Christmas!

Christmas is a wonderful time of year for catching up with friends and family, usually over a drink or something yummy. The sharing of food with loved ones is an essential part of the traditions of the season, and giving edible gifts is one of our favourite holiday customs. After all, the best part about food presents is when they are opened and shared with you right away!

macarthurBubbles, cheese and chocolate are the hallmarks of the season, and Macarthur Baskets have more than a few variations on this theme for you to choose from, based on tastes and budget.

The Native Gift Box offers a selection of personal care, food, lifestyle and household products that will start you on the journey to a more sustainable lifestyle. native_boxChoose a one off delivery, or a subscription service to enjoy these hand-selected luxuries all year.

A more traditional box of Christmas delights can be found at Red Balloon, where shortbread, rum balls and toffees will satisfy even the most ant Christmas Scrooge. Add some eggnog for festive spirit!

Champagne might be the most celebrated beverage at Christmas, but beer is a close second on a hot Summers Day. This World Class collection of beers worldbeerfrom around the globe is perfect for those with slightly more adventurous tastes in their ales.

Fancy chocolates are always a winner and zChocolate never disappoints. For someone extra special, the gorgeous wooden box is a keepsake that will last a lifetime, while the flavor of the sumptuous chocolates might not – get in quick if you are sharing!

For those who are more concerned with health and vitality, creating a gift basket from scratch at Aussie Health Products is sure to show them how much you care. Choose 4 or 5 items, wrap in cellophane and you have a gym-friendly gift that will see them through the post-Christmas fitness boom.

ediblebloomJust in case you’ve left the gift buying until the last minute, a selection of chocolates from Edible Blooms can be delivered the very next day. No more excuses for forgetting! The chocolates in the place of a bloom will make any recipient smile.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the fastest way to make a friend is through their stomach, so why not prepare something as a gift or simply to take to any of your Christmas functions? Our favourite Christmas recipe is these ‘cheats’ mini chocolate puddings. (See main pic). Super quick and easy to create with kids, it’s very hard to stop at one!