It’s that time of the year again folks! Now that December is here, Christmas is officially in the air.
If you, like me, aren’t one of those people who have their Christmas list all ticked off and presents wrapped up, ready for the special day by now, you are in the right place. This is Taste of France 2022 Christmas gift guide, a bible for those looking to buy presents for the Francophile, foodie or drink-lovers in their lives.
Let’s get to it.
Chocolate Gift Set from La Hotte Chocolatée
You can’t go wrong with a good ol’ chocolate gift set for Christmas. In the rustic burlap bag, you will find a selection of delectable, artisanal treats such as Chocolate Grignottines, Milk & Hazelnut Chocolate Bar and more. Treat the sweet-toothed loved ones in your life to this bag of indulgent goodies – so charming, you might even want to keep for yourself!
Other chocolate gifts to mention:
Patiserrie Valerie – Macaron Gift Box
When talking about French dessert, you certainly can’t miss out the delicately sweet macarons. Filled with a variety of flavours, including pistachio and salted caramel, the colourful morsels of chewy goodness from Patisserie Valerie make the ideal gift for that special someone in your life.
Maille’s Truffle Gift Set
Bring an à la française festivity to your loved one’s pantry with Maille premium mustard. Accompanied by an elegant handmade ceramic spoon, this truffle gift set includes three different truffle-based condiments guaranteed to elevate even the simplest of dishes: from scrambled eggs to heartwarming soups. The ideal gift for the gourmands in your life.
French Cheeseboard Subscription with Fromages.com
Spoil the cheese lovers in your life with a gift that keeps on giving. Open their world to a variety of seasonal French cheeses such as Camembert de Normandie, Livarot PDO, Valencay PDO and much more with a French Cheese Subscription box with Fromages.com. You can choose from a box of four or six cheeses to be delivered monthly for three, six or twelve months.
Gourmet Vegetarian Xmas Hamper
Looking to treat your veggie friends and family? This hamper by C’est Cela contains an array of animal-free products to be enjoyed this Christmas. From savories such as carrot rilettes and artichoke garlic & thyme spread, to sweet treats such as almond pralines and apricot macarons, this gourmet festive feast is sure to impress.
Taste of France Issue Four
Taste of France Issue Four is a must-read for the French food lovers in your life. Packed with French recipes, latest trends in wines and spirits, as well as interviews with the hottest names on the French culinary scene, this issue serves as an inspiration for all the foodies in the world.
Dammann Frères’ Tea Gift Set
Fancy a cup of tea anyone? Dammann Frères’ Noëls du Monde gift set consists of three assorted Christmas-themed teas sure to leave you with a warm tummy and a full heart.
- N°618 – NOËL À MANHATTAN: Chestnut, maple syrup, chocolate and green apple flavoured green tea with star anise, clementine essential oil and puffed rice.
- N°181 – NOËL À PÉKIN: Pineapple passion fruit and mango blend of black and jasmine green tea, with flower petals and bergamot essential oil.
- N°182 – NOËL À PARIS: Cherry, gingerbread and bitter almond black tea with ginger essential oil and flower petals.
La Triple Rosé Brut Sparkling NV
Whet your loved one’s whistle with this Triple Rosé Brut with a hint of raspberry and blackcurrant. This elegant sparkling from Languedoc-Roussillon is everything you want a Christmas fizz to be. Light, crisp and refreshing, they’ll be hankering for more.
Copalli Cacao Rum
For the rum enthusiasts, why not get the Copalli Cacao rum? Absolutely indulgent, this rum with a hint of chocolate makes the perfect base for festive cocktails such as chocolate espresso martini and cacao mint julep.
Peugeot Whisky Tasting Set
Not sure what to get the picky whisky connoisseurs? Fret not, a premium drinking accessory from Peugeot may be the answer. This Whisky Tasting Set complete with two tasting glasses, four chilling bases and a tasting booklet is sure to upgrade their drinking experience.
For other Christmas gifts inspiration, be sure to check out Gifts from France. Whether you’re buying for an avid reader, a French lifestyle lover, or of course, a foodie, you are sure to find the perfect present for your loved ones.