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This year’s best foodie advent calendars

Typically chocolate snowmen or reindeers can be found behind the tiny doors of our advents, but we have found the perfect calendars for you fellow foodies this year...

Written by High Life North
Published 08.11.2019

Bombay Sapphire or Gordon’s Pink Gin

This festive number keeps within some of the chocolate advent traditions but, with an alcoholic gift to be opened on Christmas Day. Behind door number 25 there’s a 5cl bottle of gin, while milk chocolate squares make up the rest of the countdown days. Celebrate the festive season with this miniature temptation and let the festivities beGIN!

Prosecco O’clock

Enjoy a little tipple each day of advent with this fully functioning clock-style countdown. The calendar even comes with refillable bottles so you can experience this festive holiday treat year after year. Enjoy fizz O’clock every day for 12 days in the run-up to Christmas.

The 12 Curries of Christmas

Add a kick to your meals this December with The Spicery 12-day advent calendar. Behind each of the 12 doors holds a fragrant blend recipe adding a bit of spice to your festivities. Discover a new taste, from mild to fiery and exotic with these around the world flavours.

Ilchester Cheese

Indulge a little every day with this cheese countdown. Twenty-four delicious cheese flavours, with eight varieties of cheddar, applewood, double Gloucester and Wensleydale. Keep this one refrigerated otherwise it will end up a fondue advent calendar.

Pukka Herbal Tea

For all the tea lovers out there, this advent calendar is the one for you! Twenty-four tea bags are confined behind those tiny doors just waiting for you to open them up and stick them in a hot brew. From fruity to herbal and even a green tea flavour, enjoy a healthier countdown this Christmas.

Jack Daniels Festive Calendar

Sit back, relax and enjoy the gift of Jack this December. With twenty-four miniature bottles of authentic Jack Daniels whiskey, enjoy a daily tipple. From the classic No.7 Whiskey to a more modern Honey Tennessee flavouring, this calendar has it all.

Hotel Chocolat 100% Dark Chocolate Vegan Advent

This intensely flavoursome dark chocolate advent calendar is keeping with traditions but isn’t spoiling the fun for our vegan friends. This advent is another healthier option, with zero percent added sugar. Expect the best from the luxurious book-style design with snowmen, penguins and enchanted spruces in this years mould.

24 Days of Christmas with Bonne Maman

As described by Bonne Maman themselves, this festive countdown is the “crème de la crème” of 2019’s foodie advent calendars. The twenty-three miniature jars of jam and marmalade come in exclusive flavours not seen regularly in the UK. From grapefruit and dragonfruit jam to orange and cinnamon marmalade, this one is not one you should miss!

Selfridges Dazzling Mini Mince Pie Advent

And what would Christmas be without the beloved or be-loathed mince pie? Selfridges has launched its mini mince pie advent calendar getting us in the mood for the upcoming festive season. Twenty-four traditional fruity, booze-filled mince pies are patiently waiting for you to eat.

12 Days of Kellogg’s Cereal

A vintage-style bowl comes packed inside this fantastic foodie alternative calendar. Kellogg’s has created this magical Christmas countdown with a selection of its most loved cereals. From Coco Pops to Rice Krispies, treat your inner child this December.

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