With so many different tastes, how does one go about selecting the best choice of gourmet gift baskets for a loved one? It’s simple, make a list of classic gourmet food gift baskets, go over the list carefully, and choose the one that you think will make your loved one’s mouth water the most. Almost any basket chosen with love will be a well-received gift.
You could start with a gourmet delight gift basket that includes cranberry walnut tarts, raspberry cookies, chocolate-covered macadamia nuts, raspberry-honey-mustard pretzels, spicy trail mix, almond cookies, cheese shortbread, cheese straws, potato chip cookies, and other delicious treats for the person who craves sweets. It’s a classy collection of unique food gift basket delicacies.
At times of bereavement, a heartfelt sympathy food gift basket can be visually uplifting and respectful. A sympathy basket will be packed full of fine gourmet foods, comforting gifts, and caring words of encouragement for the broken-hearted. Possible inclusions can be scented candles, Biscotti, cracked pepper water crackers, delectable cookies, chocolate crisp wafers, fine chocolates, and other delicious treats.
It’s often a great idea to add non-food items to a food gift basket. And this is especially true when it comes to a bridal shower party. Not only should your basket contain gourmet food and delicious snacks, but an assortment of bridal shower games and keepsakes. How about a party game book, cookies, crackers, cheeses, wines, herbal teas, along with a few essentials: disposable camera, photo book, and even a keepsake registry book?
Some of the most popular and unique food gift baskets combine a generous assortment of fine gourmet treats with a look that conveys your good taste and sincerity. Whether small or large, they can be crammed full of fine chocolates, nuts, gourmet cookies, cheeses, crackers, and other mouth-watering treats. These baskets can be enjoyed on any occasion including holidays, bridal showers, birthdays, times of bereavement, and as a get-well gift or for a housewarming occasion.
Maybe you are not into those tasty savory snacks but are more inclined to eat from a fresh and healthy basket of fruits. If health is a concern and junk food is out, you will be able to sink your teeth into some luscious seasonal fruits such as apples, oranges, bananas, kiwi, nectarines, peaches, and pears. Or add a tropical flavor with mangoes, papayas, and other savory tropical fruits.
Everyone loves pasta, so why not surprise your loved ones with a three-course Italian dinner. Your food basket can contain pasta, champagne hand-poured into a wine glass, along with flavors such as extra virgin olive oil, tomato basil cheese, Nicosia coquilles olives, wine crackers, and sausages. Or how about an Italian salad that combines celery, bell pepper, mushroom, black olives, onion, garlic, and oregano. And it wouldn’t be a true Italian basket without lots of tomato and sweet basil sauce mixed with savory vegetables.
There are many types of gift baskets and it’s hard to go wrong with any of them. Whether you are drooling for Italian, Scottish, Irish or Mexican foods, there are wonderful assortments available. Food and gift baskets are the ultimate. And as for holidays, a holiday food gift basket can make any day special.
Ordering gourmet gift baskets is always easy but creating your own custom-made basket is special and lots of fun. A creative and unique idea, easily customized to suit any individual, the gourmet food gift basket can be a delightful expression of sentiment.