10 scrumptious gifts for foodies

At Christmas, food is the most important thing besides presents, right? So when your buying for a foodie, it's twice the fun! Here’s some great inspiration that combines the two, from huge festive hampers to gift sets you can use at any time of year

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  • Winter Warmer Christmas Hamper, £75

    If you’re looking for a traditional food hamper, this is the bee's knees. It includes mince pies, biscuits for cheese, red wine plus non-food goodies such as the cute NOEL candle holders to light up your food-filled table.

    Available from John Lewis

  • Nando's Nachos Bowl, £13.20

    A great one for the Nando's fan in your life (we've all got one!), it comes compete with the famous Nando’s Peri Peri salsa sauce, of course!

    Available from Debenhams

  • The Happy Family Christmas Hamper, £65

    This gorgeous basketful of chocolate (or Chocolat...) is perfect for an indulgent Christmas, including alternative chocolate mince pies, milk chocolate in Christmassy shapes, dark tiddly reindeer and a ginger & hazelnut Yule log. Nom!

    Available from Hotel Chocolat

  • The Tuck Box, £85

    A unique treat, this edible gingerbread Harrods store is packed with scrumptious sweets, chocolates and biscuits.

    Available from Harrods

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  • 'The Alex James Experience' Cheese Gift Set, £38.95

    Dubbed as the rock ’n’ roll cheese, this gift includes cheeses developed by Blur bassist-turned-foodie Alex James and the UK's 1st Lady of cheese, Juliet Harbutt. Complimenting the cheese is a fresh apple pickle and some lime and chilli puree.

    Available from Not On The High Street

  • The Ginger Box, £21.99

    An unusual choice, but if you've a friend or relative who's gaga about ginger, you have no idea how much this will be appreciated! Open the door to a ginger box filled with ginger treats, such as ginger curd, a ginger beer kit and a spicy mango and ginger chutney.

    Available from Lakeland

  • Gluten Free Pamper Hamper, £35

    Spare a thought for celiacs this Christmas! Filled with yummy treats such as Biona Organic Tutti Frutti Wine Gums, a Moo Free Milk Chocolate Bar, Lazy Day Millionaires Shortbread and Cafe Direct Fairtrade São Tomé Hot Chocolate, your gluten-free friend will love you forever.

    Available from Goodness Direct

  • Luxury Food Tower, £49.95

    A beautiful gift that will amaze its lucky owner before they even open the boxes! Foodies will love the classic treats with a twist inside, with plenty for those with more adventurous tastes. The tower includes Luxury Lemon Butter Cookies, Lancashire Crumble Fudge Cubes, Red Pepper & Feta Meze and Olives Et Al Beetroot & Thyme Dressing.

    Available from Hamper Gifts

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  • Large Christmas Gift Box Hamper, £34.99

    Sweetie lovers will adore this gift, bursting with all the childhood-favourites. Fizzy cola bottles, fried eggs, sherbet fountains and rainbow drops, just to name a few.

    Available from The Sweetie Jar

  • Favourites Gift Box, £11.99

    Three favourites rolled into one gift with Thornton’s chocolates, fudge and toffees presented in a gorgeous gift box.

    Available from Thorntons