Food ed’s picks: Abi’s top 10 Christmas gift ideas for foodies

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Food ed’s picks: Abi’s top 10 Christmas gift ideas for foodies

What does an award-winning, fabulous food editor like Abigail Donnelly buy for like-minded foodies as gifts for Christmas? We round up ten of her favourite gift ideas from Woolies (think handcrafted popcorn and hot habanero sauce)…

Pearlised hazelnuts

Hazelnuts coated in hazelnut praline. What’s not to love? Your foodie friends will go, well, nuts!

Handcrafted popcorn

Kettle corn coated in an indulgent caramel crunch. Read: popcorn on steroids.

Crystallised ginger

Handcrafted caramel-coated popcorn from Woolworths

Next-level ginger preserved using a traditional sugar-curing method. Sweet, with a kick.

The Unplugged Cookbook

When Eskom pulls the plug, this cookbook will be your saving grace.


Because real foodies serve cheese in style. This gorgeous Italian marble and hardwood cheeseboard comes complete with a soft-cheese knife (no cheese).

Copper-finish salad servers

These salad servers have a gorgeous copper finish, perfect for saladophiles.

Hot habanero sauce

You get peri-peri sauce and you get the version starring the super-hot habanero chilli. Disclaimer: Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

Christmas spice kitchen candles

The scent from these fragrant, Christmas-spiced kitchen candles will get anyone in the mood for Christmas.

Christmas cookies

These Christmas-shaped cookies come with icing sugar and a piping bag for those who love to decorate cookies.

Olive oil and balsamic vinegar

There’s no such thing as having too many bottles of olive oil or balsamic.

Also check out Hannah Lewry’s 5 fab foodie stocking fillers for Christmas here

What are your favourite foodie Christmas gifts? Share them with us in the comments section below.

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