Christmas 2020: Best gifts for the food lover in your life

Penny Burfitt
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·5-min read

We all have that one person in our lives that simply loves to get stuck into a tasty treat.

Whether it’s a fizzing glass of premium bubbles, a sliver of something sweet, or a splash of something stronger choosing what delicacy to gift the food lover in your life can seem like an overwhelming prospect.

Emma Stone in Crazy, Stupid Love represents food lovers in Food Christmas Gift Guide 2020
We all have a foodie in our life, and these are the gifts guaranteed to get them making this face. Photo: Supplied

Whether its a cute personalised pressie or a luxury indulgence Yahoo Lifestyle has you covered when it comes to selecting the perfect present for any gastronomist with this foodie gift guide for 2020.

Fratelli Fresh Bespoke Christmas Hamper – $100-$200

Photo: Fratelli Fresh
Photo: Fratelli Fresh

Fratelli Fresh will have your gift-recipient in a food coma in no time, with two bespoke Christmas hampers on offer for the perfect Christmas feast.

The Deluxe Hamper retails for $200 and comes with a divine list of treats.

  • 2 x bottles Fratelli Fresh Wine

  • Venturino pesto green 180g

  • Antico Pastificio Umbro pasta 500g

  • La Superiore Biscotti

  • Liquorice Amarelli

  • Solefrutta jams

  • Fratelli EVOO

  • Fratelli Balsamic

  • Organic Mount Zero Olives mix 300g

  • Lucias pasta sauce

  • $50 Fratelli voucher

The Classic will set you back $100 and comes with a selection fo the restaurants most famous bites.

Fratelli Fresh's Classic Hamper, $100. Photo: Supplied
Fratelli Fresh's Classic Hamper, $100. Photo: Supplied

Included:

  • 1 x bottle Fratelli Fresh Wine

  • Venturino pesto green 180g

  • Antico Pastificio Umbro pasta 500g

  • La Superiore Biscotti

  • Fratelli EVOO

  • Fratelli Balsamic

  • Organic Mount Zero Olives mix 300g

  • Lucias pasta sauce

  • $25 Fratelli Fresh Voucher

Batch & Co cocktail gift box – $65.00

Batch & Co cocktail kit The Batch & Co cocktail gift box makes with six different yummy cocktails. Photo: Supplied
Batch & Co cocktail kit The Batch & Co cocktail gift box makes with six different yummy cocktails. Photo: Supplied

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with the gift of spirits?

Batch & Co’s $65 cocktail gift box makes a very merry six cocktails, and includes a 200ml bottle of each of the brand’s new virgin soda flavours along with 50mL bottles of Arktika Premium Vodka, BeGin and Husk Distillers Pure Cane Rum.

The following recipes are the recommended trio to get you well and truly merry.

  • RECIPE ONE

    100mL Guava, Strawberry & Vanilla

    25mL Arktika Vodka

    Garnish: 1x Squeezed lemon wedge & sprig of rosemary

  • RECIPE TWO

    100mL Watermelon, Blueberry & River Mint

    25mL BeGin

    Garnish: 1x Squeezed lemon wedge & sprig of mint

  • RECIPE THREE

    100mL Spiced Pear & Fig

    25mL Husk Pure Cane Rum

    Garnish: 2x squeezed lime wedges

It’s beginning to taste a lot like Christmas!

East 33’s weekly home-delivery oyster subscription – From $53

East 33's Sydney Rock Oyster subscriptions are the perfect gift that keeps on giving. Photo: Supplied
East 33's Sydney Rock Oyster subscriptions are the perfect gift that keeps on giving. Photo: Supplied

What could be better than the foodie gift that keeps on giving?

East 33 Sydney Rock Oyster specialists offer a subscription service for their premium oyster home delivery services.

If you want to keep someone with expensive taste happy, try a fortnightly or monthly delivery of premium rock oysters.

With the ‘immunity booster’ pack of two dozen Sydney rock Oysters available at 10% discount from their regular price, at $53 depending on location, its an indulgent gift for that special someone in your life.

Banjo’s Bakery Cafe’s budget Gift Boxes - $19.95- $29.95

 The Banjo Gift Box will keep the recipient sweet with a selection fo mouth-watering Christmas treats. Photo: Supplied
The Banjo Gift Box will keep the recipient sweet with a selection fo mouth-watering Christmas treats. Photo: Supplied

Whether your looking to spoil one person of gift a family, an oh-so scrumptious gift box from Banjo’s Bakery Cafe is a sure-fire way to keep anyone and everyone full of Christmas cheer.

There is the option of the Mini Christmas Box for $19.95, perfect for a work friend, or a budget Kris Kringle, and it comes with the café’s famous shortbread pack, Christmas tarts and a couple of gingerbread friends.

For a little bit extra, the Family Pack for $29.95 comes with the same shortbread pack, as well as the tarts, four gingerbread friends and a selection of buttery croissants.

Boozy Baubles from Cocktail Porter – $99 - $110

Cocktail Porter's boozy baubles is a perfect merry Christmas present . Photo: Supplied
Cocktail Porter's boozy baubles is a perfect merry Christmas present . Photo: Supplied

A perfect one for a pre-Christmas gifting, Cocktail Porter will have every adult delighted with a set of four or five cocktails-turned-baubles to add some true Christmas spirit to your seasonal decorations.

Retailing for $99 for the four-pack or $109 for the five-pack, it’s a perfect indulgence for this year’s long-awaited holiday season.

With each set containing bottles of Rudolf's Negroni, Elf-flower Gimlet, Gin-gle Bells Martini and Santa's Old Fashioned to be positioned in the tree, it looks like taking the decorations down may be slightly more festive this year.

Personalised Milo Tin – $20

Personalised Milo Tin $20. Photo: Supplied
Personalised Milo Tin $20. Photo: Supplied

For a slightly more budget-friendly, but special gift for someone who loves their grub, look no further than a cute personalised Milo tin.

For the perfect present for any kids or fun-loving adults, gift a personalised 460g tin of iconic choc-malt beverage.

Retailing for $11.99 apiece, with $8 delivery, the tin will be at your door for the sweet price of just $20, and can be ordered online.

Green Grove Organics Milk Chocolate Pizza Wheel - Large, $40

Green Grove Organics Milk Chocolate Pizza Wheel - Large, $40. Photo: Supplied.
Green Grove Organics Milk Chocolate Pizza Wheel - Large, $40. Photo: Supplied.

Green Grove Organics is a Fair Trade, family-run Aussie brand out of Junee in regional NSW. Their large milk chocolate pizza wheel is 26cm in diameter and weighs in at an impressive 750gm.

Perfect for keeping any chocoholic happy, the gift is also a great way to continue to support our regional Aussies this Christmas.

Vittoria Aeropress coffee maker - $45.00

Vittoria Aeropress coffee maker $45.00. Photo: Supplied
Vittoria Aeropress coffee maker $45.00. Photo: Supplied

This one is the perfect pocket pressie for a gift under $50- that will have your coffee-lover drooling in delight.

An on-the-go special, the Aeropress can make a perfect cup of joe in moments, whether you’re at home or on the road and is the perfect buy for a go-getting with no time to waste!

The Everydae Christmas packs – $55-$125

The Everydae Christmas packs bring the best Aussie treats to a loved ones door. Photo: Supplied
The Everydae Christmas packs bring the best Aussie treats to a loved ones door. Photo: Supplied

Yummy Aussie Christmas fare going to Aussie businesses? Sign us up!

Everydae’s bespoke gift packs combine the best Aussie products into mouth-watering hampers perfect to send the way of someone special this Christmas.

There is the Plonk and Puds pack complete with bubbles, chocolate pudding, caramel sauce and much more for $75.

For a more budget-friendly option, the Simply Sweet pack will set you back $55, and comes with a delicious range of sweet treats.

Other packs include the Naughty and Nice, $80, Merry and Bright $90, or for the best of the lot, All The Trimmings for $125.

Best of all? No matter where you are in Australia shipping is just $5!.

Looks like Christmas just got a little sweeter.

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