Swap socks and soap for homemade (and heartfelt) edible gifts. Try Christmas biscuits, fruit mince pies or a jar of strawberry conserve.
Who doesn’t love a gingerbread man? These fun and full-of-character biscuits are centuries old – Elizabeth I of England used to have them created to resemble her...
A delicious and easy little chocolatey treat to serve with an after-dinner coffee. Alternatively, whip up a batch as a lovely Christmas gift for a friend.
If you love marmalade, as many people do, you will adore this recipe, it makes enough for you give to friends and some to keep for yourself.
According to a Middle Ages custom, if you eat a mince pie every day from Christmas day until Twelfth Night (6 January) you will have happiness for the whole year ...
Edible gift recipes
Along with lemon, these melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are scented with rosemary’s distinct, yet subtle, earthy and slightly sweet flavour.
Beetroot (beets) and chocolate are great partners. These brownies have a real decadence about them, with a great fudgy texture grounded by the earthy flavour of...
This is similar to the classic coconut jam slice, except this one is gluten free and made with chia jam. It is slightly softer, but just as moreish.
The cannellini (lima) beans are a surprising ingredient that lends a great texture to these blondies, which are very tender and moist.
The mellow and warm comforting flavour of brown butter works beautifully with pecans in this easy melt ’n’ mix shortbread.
When you remove the white sugar from these guys the texture changes, but I hope Nanna would still recognise them. If it’s any indication that they’re tasty, my...
A salty-sweet take on the American classic, this popcorn makes a great edible gift when wrapped and tagged with festive ribbon.
Mastiha is such a unique intoxicating flavour, the sweet musky notes are unlike anything I have ever tasted. #BringBackTheClassics
Made ahead, these toffees can be kept in the fridge until you're ready to serve.
Here’s a fantastic way to use up the last of your ground spices and also make a great gift, presented in a well-sealed glass jar.
This Turkish delight-like sweet was invented in my home town. As a child I would pass by mithai (sweetmeat) shops and look longingly at the many vibrant,...