Food and drink gifts for Christmas 2019

loch fyne oysters

Christmas gift ideas

If you’re looking for Christmas gifts for the foodie(s) in your life this year then here are some ideas that may help your search!


The Black Book of Gin Cocktails

The Black Book of Gin Cocktails is an illustrated recipe book from Brockmans Gin which is now on sale at a special price for Christmas.  The 128-page ‘book of the night’ contains a collection of over 40 exquisite gin cocktails.

brockmans gin book

Loch Fyne Oysters

Fresh oysters from Loch Fyne are delicious au naturel, or with some lemon juice, vinegar or Tabasco sauce.  Not a fan? Have you tried them grilled, baked or fried (Mrs Foodie has had them grilled and topped with garlic breadcrumbs at Loch Fyne Oyster Bar and they are quite different tasting from raw)?   Loch Fyne’s famous fresh oysters received three stars from UK’s Great Taste Awards this year. From £6 for 6 oysters.

loch fyne oysters


Create Your Own Coffee Pods


How do we find a coffee we love and make it sustainable? Capsulier has the answer.

It allows you to make your own coffee pods and experiment with your own flavours. Simply put your favourite ground coffee into its reusable stainless-steel pod and you’ll have a Nespresso compatible pod in seconds. The pod lasts a lifetime and will save a person who drinks two Nespressos a day, 7,280 pods in 10 years. With Capsuiler you just need one reusable pod. Not only will it help save the environment it will save you a fortune as well.


Mac and Wild Cocktails

mac and wild cocktails

Ready-Made cocktails might conjure up unsophisticated images but these cocktails from Mac & Wild are made in small batches with premium ingredients so you’re getting the same standard you’d expect in a cocktail bar. The range includes: Auld pal negroni, Black Watch espresso Martini, Bonnie Spritz, Dundee sour, Foraged Old Fashioned, Islay Manhattan, and Wild Fizz. Having these saves you a trip to London to visit either of Mac & Wild’s premises!


Magnum whisky cream liqueur

Magnum Edinburgh Castle 2

Scotch malt whisky cream liqueur, Magnum, can be spotted by its unique, stainless steel flask, which is designed to be reusable and recyclable. The innovative packaging also keeps the liqueur chilled at the optimum temperature, without the need for ice.

Magnum is also available to purchase online at, with free delivery anywhere in the UK.


Give the Christmas gift of milk in glass bottles

grahams dairy christmas milk

Need an idea for a last-minute Christmas present? Just can’t think of a present to give the person who has everything? Keen to reduce plastic in 2020? Graham’s The Family Dairy’s award-winning milk in a glass bottle can be delivered to your family, neighbour, friend or loved one’s front door.

Collected from local farmers in the Highlands and Aberdeenshire, bottled at their dairy in Nairn and delivered fresh.  To order your vouchers e.g. 10 weeks delivery of fresh 1 pint milk, 3x per week for £26. Please contact them on the details below before 20 December 2019.

Enquiries and new orders can be taken via telephone and email at Nairn: tel: 01667 453344 and email: and Kintore: tel: 01467 625265  and email: The RSP is 85p per glass bottle and all bottles to be rinsed and returned to place of purchase/doorstep.


Donald Russell meats


Supplier to the Royal Household, Donald Russell has you covered this Christmas, with a range of delicious gifts and festive foods.

Choose from a selection including Free Range Bronze Turkey (£59), a hand-prepared Beef Wellington (£30) and a selection of hampers fit for a King, including the Ultimate Christmas Box (£79) and the Christmas Simplicity Box (£69)!

Donald Russell have next day delivery available until 23rd December 2019.


Gleneagles hamper

gleneagles hamper

Produced in collaboration with local and independent businesses, Gleneagles has produced Gleneagles & Co hampers with contents which may include cakes, biscuits, jams and preserves. The hampers are available in three sizes with prices starting at £95 and can be bought online.


Bottega Gold Prosecco


bottega gift setAdd some sparkle to under the tree this Christmas with a luxury painted gold bottle of Bottega Gold.  Bottega Gold prosecco is available at Selfridges and Ocado for (£24.99). Bottega Rose Gold is available at Selfridges (£24.99) and Ocado (£25.99).
A Selfridges-exclusive Bottega Glamour Gift Pack is also available for £36.99 including two flutes.


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Glasgow Foodie

Mrs Foodie aka Emma loves to snuggle with Fred and Cleo, sleep and read.

Can be found with gin or a pint in hand.

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