FOODIE GIFT GUIDE 2018

 

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Stumped on what to get that special food lover in your life? Here’s +30 totally delicious, seriously exciting, all locally-made and sourced ideas to get you started. Happy hunting friends!

 


 

THINGS WE LOVE TO GIVE (AND GET!)

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THAT SUPER COOL
TREE-TO-TABLE WORKSHOP


$250 per person
Ottercreek Woodworks
Oxford County, Ontario
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Enjoy a guided walk inside a Carolinian Forest with woodworker Dave Schonberger before entering his workshop to create your own live-edge charcuterie board – using a piece of locally harvested lumber you select yourself. When you’re done, enjoy a handpicked selection of savoury, local charcuterie while socializing near the vegetable garden under the mighty spruces.
This experience is magic.

 

A DAIRY, DAIRY
GOUDA GIFT BOX


Starting at $20 per box
Thornloe Cheese
Temiskaming, Ontario
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With combos like the curd heavy ‘Guys Night’ or the maple laced collection called ‘Canadian Eh?’, there’s something for every cheese lover in the Thornloe Cheese Gift Boxes. They ship to almost every province and are completely customizable.

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BUILD-YOUR-OWN
EDIBLE ADVENTURE KIT

Know someone whose appetite for the open road is insatiable? Make them an edible road trip kit!


 

SENSATIONAL SIPPERS

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Christmas Gin
$69.95
Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers
Beamsville, Ontario
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Caesar Kit
$52.80
Top Shelf Distillers
Lanark County, Ontario
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Oak Aged Icewine
$14.00
Peller Estates
Niagara, Ontario

 

CELEBRATORY CERAMICS

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Hexagonal Plates
Starting at $35.00
Cylinder Ceramics
Prince Edward County, Ontario

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HANDMADE STONEWARE PIPE
$76.00
High Noon
Toronto, Ontario
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SPECKLE BOWL
$82.00
The Otter Potter
Toronto, Ontario

 

JINGLE JARS, JINGLE JAMS, JINGLE ALL THE WAY

MAPLE CINNAMON NUT BUTTER MAPLE CINNAMON WALNUT BUTTER
$10.00
Jewels Under The Kilt
7hotsauceHARVEST EDITION VARIETY BOX
$23.99
No. 7 Hot Sauce
ontariohoneySUMMER + FALL BLOSSOM HONEY
$6.00 each
Ontario Honey Creations
pristine Cold Pressed Virgin Oils + Vinegars
$10.00 each
Pristine Gourmet
okazuOKAZU
$11.00
Available at Sanagan’s Meat Locker
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$18.95
Forbes Wild Foods

 


 

THAT PERFECT CUP OF TEA

The Wall Teacup
$35.00 each

 

Available in right and left – handed versions, The Wall Teacup is a beautiful, modern glass mug with integrated filter. It’s designed in Canada, easy to clean and wonderful to steep in. It’s a favorite of tea afficionado Jennifer Commins of PLUCK TEA and is the perfect vessel for any of her signature, locally sourced blends.

Bundle it with…

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GIVE THE GIFT
OF GOOD MEAT

15lb Mixed Meat Box
$140.00 each
5 Chicks and a Farmer (pictured)

Farm-To-City Steak Club
$151.49
VG Meats

Northern Beef Share
$125.00
Penokean Hills Farms

Westside Beef Giftcard
Price varies
Westside Beef

Smoked sturgeon and caviar
Price varies
Petit Brule Products


 

SEASONS SEEDINGS


Starting at $30 per box
Matchbox Garden & Seed Co
Toronto, Ontario
matchboxgarden.ca

 

Winter just got here, but you’re friends already thinking about spring? Give them a kitchen seed starter from Matchbox Garden & Seed Co. Seed varietals are grouped into fun packets like “Salsa Garden”, The “Italian Kitchen” and the “Canning Garden”. There’s also edible flower mixes and container specific packages for those living in condo country!

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TRULY TASTY TOURS

This season, consider giving the gift of a delicious experience! These food tours are all top notch and would each make for a memorable gift.

 


 

MAKE IT A
WINE-TER WONDERLAND

Toronto Life Wine Club
$79.00 per month
torontolife.com

 

Toronto Life has launched its first-ever wine club — a monthly subscription program to help you discover fantastic, hard-to-get bottles from the best Ontario wineries. They select a discovery pack of rare small-batch wines every month and deliver the box to your home or office — or better yet, directly to your giftee.

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EVEN MORE
EXCEPTIONAL
EDIBLE EXPERIENCES


 

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Culinary Tourism Alliance. Cheers!

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