Ideas on What to put in your Christmas hamper

If there is something everyone will appreciate as a gift is a basket of fruits or a casserole. You can never go wrong with gifting someone’s food. This was the inspiration behind Christmas hampers. If you have no idea where to start from or what to put in your hamper, then grab a wicking basket and try out some of these ideas.

Cheese basket

If you are a cheese lover, then you know that you can never have too much cheese in your home.  When putting together this basket, get a variety of cheese. Ensure that whatever cheese you use has a long shelf life, so they do not get spoilt before the owner has a chance to use them. These can be paired up with an assortment of fruit or dried figs. The receiver will be glad to have different cheese to use in their meals. It is a very unique idea to give cheese basket for the cheese lovers. They will definitely like it.

Chocolate basket

Chocolate lovers will always appreciate a basket filled with their favorite chocolate. There are so many chocolate brands in the market that you are bound to be spoilt for choice. To add a twist to this, put a variety of chocolate in the basket and include cooking chocolate as well in case they would like to try out new recipes.  You can never go wrong with adding a bottle of wine to the mix as well since everyone loves their wine with chocolate. It is going to be a great idea to give a chocolate basket to your loved one. I think there is nobody who is not fond of chocolates. 

Spice basket

Nothing makes cooking interesting, like being able to use new spices in your food. This basket would be perfect for a friend who loves cooking and trying new recipes. The good thing with this is, there are so many readily available and affordable spices in the market, so you will not put a huge dent in your pocket when putting this together. Do your research well to ensure you get spices that compliment each other and can be used together in a dish. 

Wine basket

Nothing says festivities better than having booze around. If your friend is a wine lover, then put together such a basket for them. They will be grateful for it. You can pair up different wines like dry and sweet, so they have a variety to choose from. These can also go well with added chocolates or nuts. You are at liberty to decide how intricate your basket will be. Ensure that you get the best quality wine if you can, although no one will mind the price as long as it tastes good.

Once you have the idea in mind, the next thing you need to think about is the presentation. Get a quality basket and some ribbons together with cling film. Arrange your gifts in a way that they will look attractive to the eye. Once you are done with this, cover with the cling film and tie a ribbon around it. The presentation is one of the things most people will be looking at before they have a chance to sample what you have put together for them.