From designer panettone to pepper-inspired loungewear, this the ultimate London gift guide for a scrumptious Christmas. Brought to you by I Love Foodies.

Sous Chef: From Designer Panetonne to Freshly-made Pasta

For those who love to cook – or just love to eat –  the online shop Sous Chef is the website to visit. For Michelin-starred restaurants and professional chefs to amateurs alike, Sous Chef caters to everyone’s culinary needs. And when it comes to Christmas gifts, this inclusion remains the same. From designer Panettone by Dolce & Gabbana x Fiasconara for the fashion-conscious foodies – which tastes like heaven and, in true Dolce & Gabbana style, looks just as good – to freshly-made Pappardelle Egg Pasta by Pasta Di Aldo topped with La Favorita Pesto for carb-lovers, there truly is something for everyone. To see more of the deliciously good gifts available, check out their website here.

Smith & Sinclair: The Naughty or Nice Selection

For those that tick the naughty and nice list this year, cocktail confectionary connoisseurs Smith & Sinclair have the perfect gift for you. Exclusively for Christmas, the cocktail specialists have launched The Naughty or Nice Selection gift set to combine all the best tipples in gummy form, from Ameretto Sours to Mandarin Aperol Spritz. Mixed just like a drink, the cocktail gummies are made with quality spirits and natural ingredients – and are garnished to perfection! Ready to be placed under the Christmas tree or squeezed into a stocking, The Naughty or Nice Selection is perfectly packaged in a stylish and seasonal red and white striped box. Just don’t forget to eat sensibly! Shop the award-winning range here.

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Planted by Chantelle Nicholson

Suitable for vegans, the health-conscious, and those who just enjoy seriously good food, Planted is the gift that keeps on giving. With a selection of vegan recipes, learn how to cook delicious dishes using seasonal and flavoursome plant-based ingredients from renowned Chef Chantelle Nicholson. Cook restaurant-quality dishes, from Spelt Tagliatelle to Wild Garlic ‘Sushi Rolls’ to the standard that Chantelle brings to Covent Garden’s Tredwells, winner of AA’s London Restaurant of the Year.

Purchase your copy here

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Mac and Wild: Pre-Made Cocktails

For an excuse to escape the cold and stay at home this festive season, Mac and Wild’s pre-made cocktails are too good to pass. Made using Scotland’s finest spirits and botanicals, expect high-standard cocktails in a shockingly simple format. With a twist on many of the much-loved classic cocktails available, from the Blackwatch Espresso Martini to Auld Pal Negroni, you’ll be spoilt for choice! But for a truly festive tipple, the Yuletide is a must-buy. This festive edition of the winter favourite Hot Toddy is Christmas in a bottle. We’re talking Glenfiddich whisky, Pedro Ximenez Sherry, honey and mince pies.

Purchase yours here.

TABASCO: Hot-sauce-inspired Loungewear

Hot sauce specialists TABASCO are now bringing the heat to the wardrobe with a selection of stylish loungewear. For ultimate comfort, try TABASCO’s 100% cotton grey lounge bottoms. These offer a twist on the classic grey checked style with the brand’s iconic logo marked on the upper left leg. For those that like it extra hot, TABASCO invites you to get your hot pants on with the brand’s exclusive pair of cotton boxer shorts. These feature the TABASCO logo and pepper design. These shorts are the perfect gift for a serious hot sauce enthusiast! For the full selection of tabasco-inspired gifts, check out this website.


Pierre Hermé Paris: Macarons

Offer your palate a totally original taste this Christmas with Pierre Hermé Paris. Renowned for its luxury Macaron’s that are bursting with flavour, it is no wonder Pierre Hermé was titled The World’s Best Pastry Chef. With the vast selection of flavours and fillings available to choose from, including Rose, Litchi & Raspberry, and Madagascan Vanilla, there is something for everyone. And with each macaron full of colour, these truly are the perfect present for an Instagram moment this Christmas. Available from the Seven Dials and Belgravia store or online.

Beefeater London: London Garden Gin

With London in a gin-obsessed craze, no stocking is complete without a bottle of gin this Christmas – and who better to feed your stockings than gin specialists Beefeater London? Choose from the range of dry classics available – or add a herbaceous twist with the recently launched London Garden Gin. Inspired by the variety of plants, herbs and flowers cultivated at the Chelsea Physic Garden, the London Garden Gin offers a taste of London to surprise and delight the palate this Christmas. With each bottle being distilled in the heart of London, Beefeater is a true London spirit. Grab your bottle here.

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Your Christmas stocking is sure to be filled with the best foodie gifts this festive season with our ultimate London gift guide!

Written by Molly O’Donovan


Article Date: November 2019

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