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Must-have foodie buys for your festive table

7 minutes to readDec 13, 2023
Publisher - Great British Food Awards

The Great British Food team

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Looking for some great food and drink buys for the festive season? We’ve rounded up some of our favourites below…

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Secret Garden Distillery Gins

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Secret Garden Distillery gins are hand-crafted using botanicals inspired by the company’s distillery garden in Edinburgh. With 100 percent natural ingredients, no preservatives and hand-harvested botanicals, every delicious mouthful tells the story of the team’s secret garden. There’s a range of Christmas gifts and stocking fillers for the gin-lover in your life available on the website, plus GBF readers can enjoy 10% off site-wide this month using GBF10 code at checkout (terms and conditions apply)! So, what are you waiting for?
secretgardendistillery.co.uk

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Albury Estate English Sparkling Wines

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Albury Estate English sparkling wines are made from grapes grown in the beautiful Surrey Hills less than an hour from London. Surrey’s only organic vineyard was planted in 2009 and remains a family-run business producing the highest quality wines which now feature on the wine lists of some of the country’s best restaurants. Celebrate Christmas in style this year with a bottle of English bubbly. Use the code GBF15 for 15% discount on Albury Estate sparkling wines until 31/12/23 (terms and conditions apply).
alburyvineyard.com/collections/shop

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Shepherd Neame

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This festive season, sip into Christmas with Shepherd Neame’s winter warmer, Christmas Ale (7%). Brewed using 100 percent natural ingredients, this seasonal brew boasts warming notes of mulled fruits and spices, with a heady, sweet aroma. In keeping with the brewer’s long history, the festive brew showcases a vintage, Dickensian-style design. It’s the perfect gift this Christmas, so get yours now!
(£35 for 12, snea.me/christmas-ale)

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Morton’s Farm Turkeys (from £40, mortonsfarm.co.uk)

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Looking for a bird worthy of taking centre stage on your table this Christmas? At Morton’s Farm, they pride themselves on producing some of the best turkeys around, slow grown to maturity with access to grass fields for a daily run around. Full of flavour and perfect for serving to a crowd, these turkeys are sure to go down a storm on the big day. The team offer a wide range of different sized turkeys, as well as rolled breast joints and turkey crowns, and each turkey is delivered in an insulated box, ensuring your turkey reaches you in tip top condition. Delivery is nationwide, but make sure you order by 19th December!(from £40, mortonsfarm.co.uk)

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The National Trust’s Double Chocolate and Orange Christmas Pudding

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On the lookout for a rich, delicious Christmas pud with a twist? The National Trust’s Double Chocolate and Orange Christmas Pudding could be just what you’ve been searching for! The rich fruit-based cake is perfectly paired with dark and white chocolate nibs and a lovely hit of orange liqueur, giving it a lovely zesty citrus flavour. With moist sponge and big bits of fruit that burst in your mouth, this really is a treat for your taste buds. (£10, shop.nationaltrust.org.uk)

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Lola’s Cupcakes Santa’s Workshop Cupcakes

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Here at GBF, we can’t resist some sweet festive treats to celebrate yuletide with, and the team at Lola’s Cupcakes have truly outdone themselves with their delightful creation of Santa’s Workshop Cupcakes. This pack of six delicious chocolate and vanilla sponge cakes makes the festive season even more enjoyable with a burst of Christmas cheer in every bite.
(£21.30 for six, www.lolascupcakes.co.uk)

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