Top buys – For your belly!

Top buys – For your belly!

November 25, 2014 0 By Laura TMOT
To me Christmas is all about the food and my list of great food products could be so long but here are a few I have been sent recently that I thought were perfect as gifts, for parties or to save for yourself. 
Christmas is a time for giving and Smith & Kinghorn want to give their Christmas customers something special, with a free luxury hamper! Available on a buy-one-get-one free basis at just £49.99 (plus delivery). The Festive Hamper and The Yuletide Hamper are the perfect gifts for seasoned foodies. It takes all the hassle out of Christmas – purchase online, provide a personal note to a loved one and Smith & Kinghorn will ensure the hamper arrives in time for Christmas!

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Maille Mustard with Horseradish:

    The distinctive combination of Maille’s smooth Dijon mustard subtly blended with a fiery kick of horseradish gives this condiment an intense and refined flavour

    Incorporate it into your recipes by rubbing it into a beef joint or adding it to a salad dressing or as an exciting accompaniment to roast dinner


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Perfect for those foodie fans of Tabasco who just can’t get enough, hot pepper sauce fanatics, chilli heads or the man who likes a challenge in his life, Tabasco adds extra heat and flavour to any dish and these minitures mean you can take the heat everywhere with you. Made using the same methods as the traditional sized bottles of Tabasco Red Pepper Sauce, it is aged in oak barrels for three years using resulting in its unique flavour.

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Promising a delicious combination of high-quality potatoes, fragrant herbs, punchy
onion and the unmistakable flavour of Kelly Bronze turkey, these crisps offer the true 
taste of Christmas in every bite.
Produced on the family farm in Essex, the new Turkey, Sage & Onion crisps use only 
the best quality potatoes that are dug, chopped, cooked and packed all on one site to 
ensure the best taste and the lowest possible food miles. While Kelly Bronze, based 
just down the road in Danbury, Essex and is known for its high welfare delicious 
festive birds.

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Thomas J Fudge’s Decadent Dark Chocolate Florentines

This traditional classic boasts the sweet taste of almonds and sultanas for a delightfully fruity and nutty flavour, and makes the perfect after dinner pud served straight from the box, or even sprinkled over vanilla ice-cream – RRP £3.50


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Thomas J Fudge’s Many-shaped Miscellany of Biscuits for Cheese

The ultimate cheeseboard accompaniment. From standout Deep Black Charcoal Hearts, to sweet Cranberry & Hazelnut Flatbreads, there’s something for every cheese lover to devour – RRP £4.50


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Toblerone has long been a Christmas stocking filler favourite, but with its unique and instantly recognisable triangular shape, it’s never hard to guess what lies inside the wrapping. This year, surprise your loved ones with the new 60g limited edition, which provides a fun twist on the iconic original shape. The renowned Swiss chocolate now comes in a simple, slender triangle shape – ideal for a bite size Christmas gift.

This brand new delicate and easy-to-eat limited edition bar still has the same great taste, filled with irresistible honey and almond nougat, and its snap-able triangular segments means it’s a great to pop in your handbag or for sharing over the festive season.

The limited edition bars will be available in stores nationwide and from September at an RRP of £1.19.


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Terry’s Chocolate Orange Minis & new Terry Chocolate Orange Exploding Popping Candy Minis £2.13 It’s now even easier to enjoy the unique Terry’s chocolate orange taste with this shareable bag of delicious mini milk chocolate segments. Also now available in the new Exploding Popping Candy flavour.


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These extremely moreish discs of festive fair are a special twist on the brands ever popular traditional mint crisps and are sure to cheer you up through the dark wintery days and bring you a little piece of Christmas spirit for the ultimate Christmas treat. Elizabeth Shaw’s Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Crisp are perfect for sharing with 28 discs in a box and also make a great token seasonal gift over the festive period. 


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For a festive edition to your Christmas table why not try Elizabeth Shaw’s Mini Chocolate Crackers, a great box that contains 6 mini Christmas crackers that hold 2 flavours of their delicious assorted chocolate crisps. Ideal sweet treats for decorating the Christmas table, family tree or as a gift for the host this party season.

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Licor 43 is a premium Spanish liqueur with hints of caramel and vanilla which tastes delicious with coffee and or in a variety of tasty cocktails. Licor 43, the smooth golden Spanish liqueur, is spreading the Christmas cheer with some specially created seasonal serves. Enjoy the Cran de Berry cocktail with festive flavours of cranberry and cinnamon, 

Cran de Berry 43   
 30 ml Licor 43
 Cinnamon stick
 10 ml lime juice
 40 ml cranberry juice
Shake Licor 43, cinnamon stick, lime and cranberry juice 
with a dash of grenadine and ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. 
Serve in a tall martini glass with a sugared rim.


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The unique sparkling liqueurs, launched especially for Christmas by the Hockney Country based business, come in Blood Orange and Toffee Caramel and are mixed with edible gold glitter to make dazzling drinks for get-togethers or glitzy gifts for dinner parties. “They are so much fun and smell amazing; simply shake them up and watch them sparkle and keep them in the freezer so they are ice-cold. The Toffee Caramel is lovely splashed into after-dinner coffee and the Blood Orange is fantastic in a hot punch,” says Julia Medforth from Raisthorpe Fine Foods.


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The Teeling Whiskey Company, Ireland’s leading Independent Irish whiskey company, has released a new bottling of Single Malt Irish whiskey, one of only a handful of such expressions in the world.

Teeling Single Malt is the third release in the Premium range of Teeling expressions completing their full range of non-aged statement Irish whiskeys. To add a unique depth of character and flavour, Teeling Single Malt consists of aged Malt whiskey up to 23 years old that has been matured in five different wine casks including Sherry, Port, Madeira, White Burgundy and Cabernet Sauvignon. This combination of cask maturation techniques has never been done before in Irish whiskey and creates a truly innovative Irish whiskey bursting with personality.