Christmas Special: Debenhams Food Hampers


If you are the still wondering what gifts to buy for Christmas, try Debenham's food hampers. After receiving one, I can tell you they are a foodie's delight. Given an option between savoury and sweet, I said I enjoy both and this is what I got. Of course a proper Christmas hamper has to have a box of luxury mince pies tucked in somewhere, apart from that, it also has Border's shortbreads {my absolute favourite}  some chocolate stars, a bag of Haribo jelly babies tied with a dainty red ribbon, a big gold coin chocolate, a jar of The Dormen peanuts and a bottle of red. All these goodies are perfect for snacking on Christmas day, once the feast has been digested and you are feeling a wee bit hungry.  Apart from the food, for me the delightful bit is opening the hamper; the act of discovering a new item, one at a time. I did feel somewhat like an excited kid in a candy store.
A bit about the bottle of wine included in the hamper--Condor Millaman Cabernet Sauvignon 2012. Now I am no wine expert, I do enjoy a glass of fruity white or bubbly now and then { err more now than then actually} but do I know about notes and body and other stuff experts rattle on about? Honestly I can't say I  do. So I looked up this wine and what I read about it sounds interesting. According to Bubble Brothers this wine is "An ideal choice for a party or function, this is a classic Chilean cabernet with generous aromas, good weight and an attractive flavour profile of blackcurrant jam, chocolate and capsicum. Juicy, long finish. "
Jam, chocolate and capsicum all in one sip of wine! This has definitely made me curious, looking forward to trying it.



I am being very strict with myself {which is a bit of a pain} and saving the hamper so that we can enjoy it on Christmas day during our Scottish retreat. 
Thanks Debenhams for the Christmas hamper.

3 comments :

  1. Hi Suchi!
    WoW! That is one amazing hamper full of all kinds of goodies. I'm not sure I would be able to have such self restraint, I would want to tackle those chocolate stars at once! Not to mention the Cabernet Sauvignon. Not necessarily in that order, lol...Enjoy your retreat Suchi and a Very Merry Christmas to You and Yours!!!

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  2. Wow looks simply wonderful. The food hamper consists of so many things..Awesome...A perfect Christmas gift...

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  3. Hi Suchi, Happy New Year to you and all at home. Wish you all the best in 2015.
    That hamper look really wonderful, love those goodies. :))

    Have a nice day. Regards.
    Amelia

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