Diwali is here! And, so is the gifting season! But, are you too late in picking your gifts for this festive season for your loved ones? We think there's nothing better than food that brings a wide smile on somebody's face. And, just gifting a pack of dry fruits is so passe! That's why, from the perfect sweet indulgences for a friend to a goodness of gourmet cheeses for a cheese-lover & elegant curations of food gifts, we have it all here. So, this Diwali pick out gifts that are delicious and that sing, "Just Perfect" to a foodie soul. Happy Diwali!
1. Le 15
If you live in Mumbai, you know why Le 15 is our first recommendation. Pooja Dhingra puts together a box full of decadence & obviously a little bit of everything in one, which makes it one of the best food gifts for this festive season. Get a feeling of biting into a Kaju Katli with their Cashew Macarons, enjoy all sorts of cupcakes & cookies along with gourmet Chikkis & guess what! Keto options are available too.
Make sure you place orders 72 hours in advance for a sinful indulgence to reach your doorstep!
To order yours:98215 94464
This Diwali, Theobroma Patisserie brings 6 of their delicious goodies in boxes of 6, 12 & 18. Theobroma packs a punch it with traditional flavours with specialties like Boondi Brownie, Peanut Brownie, Kaju Katli Brownie, Walnut Brownie, Kalakand Tart & Baklava. You can get a box full of goodness with 6 pcs for Rs. 250, 12 pcs: Rs. 450 & 18 pcs: Rs. 590. You can also opt for their Diwali hampers that are filled with goodies like Butter Palmiers, Dense Loaf, Festive Chocolates (6 pcs box), Festive Confections (12 pcs box), Sweet Panned Almonds & Pepper Peanuts which costs around Rs. 1450.
To order yours: 82912 72042 (Lower Parel)
A new patisserie on the block is Shanaya Dastur's, clean and contemporary outlet, Gât'Oh, that displays an array of classic French desserts, which are sheer visual and gastronomic treats. As a premium boutique patisserie, it serves decadent desserts like Symphonie (a rich chocolate mousse with a raspberry centre), Opera Cake (a classic chocolate coffee alliance), amongst other desserts such as Paris Brest, Baked Cheesecake, Pecan Tart, Lemon Tart and more. If you're looking for food gifts that impress, this quaint little outlet situated in New Marine Lines, has everything that'll make heads turn.
To order yours: 8657520055
4. The Pastry Journal
Bhumika Harwani's artisanal creations, specially created for the festive season is nothing but a pure delight to see. We'll tell you why! Because it comes in a pretty little glass box that comprises of an assortment of premium handcrafted confectionery. You could choose your scrumptious delights from a variety of creations like the Assorted Eggless Cookies, Mini Gianduja cookies, Almond Cranberry Florentines, Assorted Macarons & Almond Cranberry Florentines. So, what are you waiting for? Get this Diwali gift for your foodie friends/relatives right away.
To order yours: 8454938380
Picking & customizing gifts for that special someone makes Diwali all the more a joyous celebration. And, Provenance let's you do just that! From an exquisite range of products like chocolates & coffee to leather products & stationery items, you can build your very own Diwali hamper. This gift idea is for those oh-so-fancy friends & relatives who have an eye for everything premium & have a sparkle in their eyes when they receive a gift that has food in it!
To order yours: Visit their store at Phoenix Mall, Lower Parel
6. Fiorella India
Our love for flowers, chocolates & candles got better of us when we saw this gorgeous gift box by Fiorella India! It definitely exudes a feeling of all things luxury, elegance with the hexagon-shaped gift box that comprises of the freshest flowers, scented candles and gourmet treats. Now who wouldn't want something so beautiful like this to be a part of their festive celebration? So, gift away!
To order yours:Delhi-9871777113 | Mumbai-9833993030 |Amritsar-7347010061 | Surat- 9726122922 | Kolkata-9836111611 |Hyderabad-9666555578
7. The Next Door Baker
With so many desserts floating in the market, The Next Door Baker, makes it easier for you to choose this Diwali with assorted dessert boxes that have a little bit of everything. Although, her 'Something for everyone' box is sold out, you can still avail here Limited Edition box of 6 pcs that consists of Baked Blueberry Cheesecake, Yuzu Tart, Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Date & Hazelnut Bliss Ball, Espresso Walnut Fudge, & Guava Chilli Macaron which are all eggless! Make sure you place your orders between 23rd-25th October, so that you can pick them up once they're ready.
To order yours: 9898989898
If you're in Mumbai & a cheese-lover too, Gourmaison has handmade & perfectly curated cheese plates that have delicious handmade crackers to go along with unique flavours of cheeses & spreads that are naturally sourced. The exotic variations of cheese flavours like Truffle Pistachio, Cheddar Chilly Chives, Truffle Honey Nut Crunch, Almond & Berries, Bruschetta cheese with olive Caviar, Goat's Cheese with Fig & Chilly Jam, Japanese Cheese & Herbs & Pepper will leave you spoilt for choice. Our favourite is the Chedda Chilly & Herbs & Pepper as we love to pair it with wine on special occasions.
To order yours: 9930173782
9. La Folie
This French pâtisserie, chocolaterie and bakery café designed by Chef Sanjana is a chocolate lovers paradise! And, indeed when you're picking a food gift for a loved one, you can't miss this place. You can have a mix of delicacies like coated confections, chocolate bars, French Cookies, Sable, Pralines, Bonbons & Ganaches to make a premium gift hamper for Diwali.
To order yours: 9167722181
10. Khoya Mithai
Traditional Mithais can never go out of style! Khoya, in Delhi is all-set to light up your Diwali with their deliciously handcrafted selection of mithais. From Kesar Peda, Shahi Boondi Ladoo to Roasted Besan ladoo, Coconut Ladoo, Walnut Peda & Pista Longe, you can pick & choose for a box of three, ten, sixteen & thirty-six! And, nothing screams Diwali than Mithais as food gifts, right?
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