Gourmet Christmas Gift Guide 2009

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If you are stuck in a present buying rut I have again compiled a Gourmet Christmas Gift guide with some great ideas for Christmas stockings.
1. For the glamorous domestic goddess in your life:
 
Apron from Anthropologie: £17.83 (this is so gorgeous that I really want one myself)
 
2. For the man who thinks he is Gordon Ramsay in the kitchen.
Apron from Rosie Nieper: £14.95
 
3. For your little sister who has a cup cake addiction:
 
Hummingbird Bakery cook book from Amazon: £18.45
 
4. For your Dad who loves the garden much more than drying the dishes:
 
Set of four Essential Herbs tea towel set from Etsy $20 (around £18)
 
5. For your friend who loves eating out and needs some inspiration for eating in:
 
The Eagle Cookbook from Amazon: £12.48
 
6. For your long lost relative
 
Christmas hamper from Interflora £30.
 
Interflora sent me one of these to try as a gift and I can report that the wine bottles are only half size but the Christmas cake is really quite good.
 
7. For your Grandma (maybe you can pretend you made it yourself):
 

 
Make Tea Not War Sampler from Kitty and Polly £22
 
8. For unexpected guests
 

 
Home made raspberry spiked chocolate brownies – the recipe is here.
 
Links
This is what I recommended last year.
 
All photos taken from the linked websites.
 
Gourmet Giveaway
And the winner of the Gourmet Giveaway of a Douwe Egberts hamper is Pigglet who was chosen by random number generation. The winner has been contacted and the prize will be winging its way to her soon.

6 comments

  1. Some really good ideas here, I love the sampler especially.

  2. Love that apron! Might have to show my hubbie this post…

  3. Oh my I love that apron. And thanks for introducing me to Anhropologie – I love their site already!

  4. Lovely choices here. So thrilled Anthropologie are in the UK now, one of my favourite places in the US

  5. Great picks, love the ‘make tea’ sampler! xx

  6. Kerri – I know how cute is it
    Alex – I find Christmas hints are always handy and where males are concerned it is best to be very direct
    Su-yin – If you are in London the shop on Regents street is a real treasure trove
    Helen T – It is very exciting that we have our own one now
    Top Bird – thanks for introducing me to Anthropologie actually I only found out about it through your posts and now I am hooked

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