The Red Beetle
Do you have a friend or family member who lights up when you talk about good food? Never mind the gluttony of it all, we do so like to give and receive foodie gifts, especially edible treats from The Red Beetle, an online shop selling award winning Italian products, a favourite of Jamie Oliver. We’re confident that any of these nine gifts will go down a storm.
This is different to the black slop served in high street cafes. Full-bodied, floral and fruity, these roasted coffee pods are a first-rate gift.
Got a chef on your list? A few drops of this aromatic and unexpectedly sweet balsamic vinegar enriches the simplest of dishes.
Giving good olive oil is the foodie equivalent of handing over a bottle of Jo Malone. This Pop Art beauty tastes as good as she looks with its Polpo ceramic bottle.
What a spread! This hamper includes delicious authentic Italian products, all beautifully wrapped in a handmade vintage hat box.
Panettone is always a welcome gift among hosts at Christmas, none more so than Vergani’s old sweet loaf recipe, now world famous.
Our personal favourite, these organic grilled artichokes, have been grown and handpicked in sunny Tavoliere delle Puglie.
Hazelnuts, like extra-virgin olive oil, are very healthy. They’re also the very tastiest of nibbles, best enjoyed with a glass of wine in hand.
Fill his or her kitchen cupboards with these three Italian food jars, all completely different flavours, all completely delicious.
Honey, honey, how you thrill me! Especially, when you’re Truffle Honey, a rare Italian specialty and a secret among connoisseurs.