8 of the best personalised Christmas food gifts
Although it may be the thought that counts, earn yourself some tasty brownie points with these personalised food gifts.
Food and drink make for easy Christmas gifts the recipient is sure to enjoy, abut adding personalisation is a great way to make it even more special. We’ve picked our best foodie finds for gourmand gifting that feature personalised options, for the icing on the (Christmas) cake.
Know someone who is nuts about this chocolate and hazelnut flavoured spread? Department store Debenhams is selling personalised jars of the sweet spread at £4 and £7 for 400g and 1kg respectively.
Whether your recipient likes it slathered on toast, or simply spoons it straight from the jar, this gift is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. But be warned, as the offer is only available in 30 selected stores.
Love it or hate it, the yeast extract that divides the nation is available as a personalised gift jar in four different designs:
Rainbow: Despite dividing public opinion, Marmite are spreading the love this Christmas by supporting Switchboard LGBT+ helpline; one of the UK’s longest running, volunteer led charities serving the LGBT+ communities.
Naughty: Know somebody that has been particularly naughty this year? Add them to the naughty list with their new limited edition ‘Naughty’ coal jar!
Nice: Give the ultimate present to a Marmite lover this Christmas with their new limited edition gold ‘Nice’ jar!
Classic: The classic personalised Jar is the mightiest Marmite gift around and features the iconic logo we’re all familar with. Print a name on the jar – your own, a friend’s, a relative’s – and spread the Marmite love.
Bursting with B-vitamins, this would make a perfect gift for vegetarians and vegans.
Image: Lea & Perrins
Whether your christening your cheese on toast or splashing a few drops into a spaghetti Bolognese ragu, for a limited time only, you can order your own personalised bottle of the original Worcestershire Sauce.
Exactly 1837 bottles will be available to make your own, celebrating the year when Lea & Perrins was first created. As every key ingredient of the sauce is required to mature in barrels for a full 18 months to give it its unique full flavour, you will also have to wait 18 months to receive your own personalised bottle – but trust us, it’s worth the wait!
Image: John Lewis & Partners
Customised Quality Street tins are back for 2019 at John Lewis & Partners!
Personalise your tin with the name of your choice (up to 9 characters long) and choose your favourite chocolates (minimum of three varieties) in 17 of its shops. Jumping on the sustainability vibe, if you have your tin from last year or this year (personalised, collectors or standard), then bring it along and refill it.
Plus, new for this year, if you’re a My John Lewis customer, you can ‘pick and don’t mix’ by filling your tin with just one flavour (including an exclusive crispy truffle bite chocolate). We all have our favourites in the GoodHomes office, so if you’re not a member, sign up!
Image: Lola’s Cupcakes
Lola’s gooey, chewy brownie treats are completely handmade using the finest ingredients and come in 13 irresistible flavours including rocky road, salted caramel, pecan, mint choc chip and the classic original brownie. Better still, all of the varieties are gluten-free! Collect your brownie gift box in store for free, have Lola’s drivers hand deliver to a loved one’s office, or have them popped in the post straight to your recipient’s door.
Tea and biscuits are something of a British pastime, so why not make your biscuits extra-special and get them personalised?
London-based Biscuiteers have got a beautiful range of personalised biscuit tins and letterbox biscuits. Just let them know your personal message and they’ll ice it on your gift in their very best hand-writing and pop them in the post for delivery to recipient’s door.
Exclusive to Selfridges this Christmas, Veuve Clicquot’s customisable destination gift boxes are just the ticket. The iconic bottle comes in an arrow-shaped tin, which is personalised with a city or town of your choice, as well as the distance of your chosen destination from Reims in France where Veuve Clicquot is produced. A stylish gift for the home as well as the wine rack, it’s the ultimate offering for any champagne lovers in your life (so that’s everyone, right?).
Image: Johnnie Walker
Nothing warms the cockles more at Christmas than a dram of two of Scotch, so why not customise a bottle of Johnnie Walker’s whiskey with a personalised label or engraving (on Johnnie Walker blue label only).
A heartwarming gift for any whisky lover, this is an extraordinary gift that endures well beyond the last drop! Choose your blend and customise with a photo at Johnnie Walker online.
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