2015 Foodie Holiday Gift Guide November 20 2015

It is the time of the year when we start thinking about the holidays. With that comes many gatherings with family and friends and lots of gift giving. Here is our gift guide to make the giving process seamless. 

FOR THOSE WHO LIKE COOKING:

Holiday Red Olive Oil($49): Only available for a limited time, this Red Bottle of 5 Extra Virgin Olive Oil is not only stunning but also tastes delicious.  This a gift that is sure to be left on the counter top and used over & over until no drop remains.

Great Guest Gift Set($112): Oil, Vinegar, Salt and Spices are included in this gift set. It is the perfect started set for someone who is new to cooking but will still be appreciated by veteran cooks.  The quality of the products is second to none.  Included in this gift set is 5 Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 5 Estate Balsamic Vinegar, Jacobsen Salt Co. Pure Flake Sea Salt and a spice blend from La Boîte.

EssieSpice($10): EssieSpice has a range of sauces(all priced at $10) which add a punch of flavor to your cooking.  Use Mango-Chili-Medley to add some heat, Coco-For-Garlic to add some umami and TamarindOH! for a sweet/spicy flavor.  The recipient won’t be disappointed with the results.

FOR THOSE WHO LIKE EATING:

Fit for a Crowd Gift Set($82): There are many who prefer to leave the cooking to others and this gift set is for them.  An abundance of delicious products which allow you to just open and enjoy.  The set includes Lucy’s Granola, Paul + Pippa Biscuits, Rococo Chocolates, Artion Greek Olives, Rick’s Picks Pickles and Tiny But Mighty Popcorn.

Tiny but Mighty Microwave Popcorn($7): Ancient Heirloom Popcorn just sounds like something you need to try. Once you pop a bag of Tiny But Mighty Microwave Popcorn you’ll be hooked. The tiny kernels mean tiny hulls which don’t get stuck in your teeth.  In Butter Flavor and Kettle Corn it appeals to the sweet and savory senses.

Chocolate Lovers Gift Set($75): Again, no cooking required, just a LOVE of chocolate. Featuring chocolates from Undone Chocolate, Cacao Prieto & Rococo Chocolates, this gift set is sure to satisfy the sweetest of sweet tooths!

FOR THOSE WHO LIKE DRINKING & EATING:

Boozy Brunch Gift Set($99): Coffee isn’t the only way to start the day.  This gift set is perfect for those who rise early or sleep late! Just add the booze and maybe some eggs and you’re ready for a great day ahead.

Bloody Mary Gift Set($88): Perfect for football fanatics to enjoy while watching the big game.  With the addition of booze and tomato juice, you’re all set for a really good time.  We had this gift set out at our open house and it was a hit!

Bloody Mary Spice Master Collection($60): For the purist, these spice mixes are sure to please.  Each of the four blends is set to pair with a different type of liquor, making each drink an adventure that is sure to be enjoyed by many.

FOR THOSE WHO LIKE FOODIE ADVENTURE

La Boîte Spice Blending Classes($125):  Lior Lev Sercarz, the spice master at La Boîte, will turn you into a seasoned spice blender. Over the course of two hours, you will be led through an immersive and educational spice blending experiences.  These courses are popular so book early! 

Foods of New York Tours($52 +): Are you looking for a new way to experience New York City Eating.  These food tours are the perfect way to meet a new neighborhood through its restaurants and eateries.  With tours in Manhattan and Brooklyn, you are sure to find something new to experience. Maybe you'll discover the next artisan for the Julie's Beet Marketplace? Gift certificates are also available.

Chocolate Ecstasy Tours(£40+): Visiting London and love chocolate? Chocolate Ecstasy Tours is an adventure through chocolate and the wonderful neighborhoods. It may be worth planning a trip to London just to experience their chocolate offerings. Choose the Chelsea Tour and you'll visit the Rococo Chocolates Shop.