Still looking for last-minute holiday gifts for friends and family? Whether you completely forgot to shop for gifts or you’re just looking for additional gifts for people you forgot about, you can never go wrong with giving out food items as gifts. Everyone loves good food! And as they say, the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach.
Here are a few recommendations of great food items that would be awesome gift ideas:
CDO Holiday Ham
Christmas ham is a must-have when it comes to Pinoy noche buena, so it’s not a surprise that a lot of people (and even companies) have gotten into the tradition of gifting Christmas ham to everyone!
If you’re planning to buy Christmas ham to give as gifts, we’d recommend CDO Holiday Ham. It has the perfect balance of sweet and salty, it’s made of 100% premium meat, super tender, and definitely juicy.
At PHP 595 per kilo, it’s definitely a great option for Christmas gifts! CDO Holiday Ham comes in 1-kilogram and 1.5-kilogram whole or pre-sliced packages.
Buy your CDO Holiday Ham here!
Conti’s Holiday Gift Sets
Conti’s Bakeshop and Restaurant is one of those go-to restaurants for celebrations and special occasions. Of course, they’ve got lots in store for the holiday season.
The Holiday Gift Sets from Conti’s are sure to bring holiday cheer into the home of anyone who receives it. They’ve got a variety of delightful gift sets that include munchies and sweets like lemon square, ensaymada, oatmeal cookies, cheese rolls, and mamon nicely packaged in a reusable gift bag, ready to be delivered to your loved ones’ doorstep!
In case you want to give a savory feast as a gift, you can also get Conti’s best-selling dishes for delivery. There’s Conti’s Porchetta, Chicken Relleno, and their homemade Ham Roll (also available frozen) that’s cooked in a pineapple brine and glazed to perfection.
To order, visit their website at http://www.contis.ph/ or check out their Facebook (@contisph) and Instagram (@contis_ph) pages.
Betty Crocker Cake Mixes
If you’re giving a gift to someone who loves experimenting in the kitchen and has a sweet tooth, the wide variety of cake mixes from Betty Crocker are great gift ideas. There’s a Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix, a Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix, and even a Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix—and that’s just a few.
These easy-to-use dessert mixes allow anyone to bake and create their own sweet masterpiece in just 3 simple steps!
Buy your Betty Crocker Cake Mix here!
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Want to give something that’s both tasty and IG-worthy? The famous grazing boxes are sure to be a hit! The Table Spread Co. offers gorgeous grazing boxes that include cold cuts, cheeses, fruits, nuts, dips, and more. You can even get boxes that also include a bottle of wine.
You can also ask them to style your grazing boxes in a specific way or to include certain food items. There are so many possibilities when it comes to these stylish graze boxes!
The Table Spread Co. also offers caviar cake and boxes of chocolate-covered strawberries!
Order your graze boxes via social media (@thetablespreadco) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Benassi’s Mascarpone Cake
Gifting to someone who loves desserts? They’ll surely love the now-famous and highly-recommended By Benassi’s mascarpone cake. This Italian dessert boasts authenticity and world-class quality—it’s even been called a life-changing dessert!
This delectable mascarpone cake comes in both small and large, so it can be the perfect gift for a solo friend or a whole family.
Get your mascarpone cake via social media (@mascarponecake_bybenassi) or text/Viber: 0995-5598384.
Wine and Deli Favorites from Delizioso Premium Deli
You can let your friends and family enjoy their own wine and cheese nights at home with Delizioso Premium Deli’s online shop. They offer a wide variety of cured meats, cheeses, frozen sausages, platter accouterments, and even bottles of wine.
You can hand-pick particular meats and cheeses for your gifts, or you can just get a set from Delizioso Premium Deli. If you’re preparing gifts for a big group, you can also check out their online Gift Lounge which allows you to order bespoke gift sets in bulk.
Order via www.orderdelizioso.com or message them on social media (@DeliziosoPremiumDeli).
Jim’s Recipe Japanese Cheesecake
If you and your friends have had plans to visit Japan for the longest time, this gift idea might be the next best thing. Jim’s Recipe is bringing their Japanese cheesecakes to the Philippines!
It’s dense, cheesy, and made from a Japanese cream cheese base that makes it different from Jim’s Recipe’s regular fluffy sponge cakes that you might’ve tried. Each box of this soft and fluffy Japanese cheesecake will surely make anyone’s day!
Visit Jim’s Recipe in the following branches: SM Mall of Asia, SM North Edsa, Market! Market! Festival Mall, SM Calamba Laguna, SM Dasmarinas Cavite, SM Iloilo City, SM Megamall, Wilcon Visayas Ave, Binondo Masangkay, SM Grand Central, SM Southmall & Robinsons Antipolo.
You can also order via their website: jimsrecipeph.com.
What food items would you love to receive as gifts this Christmas?
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