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Gourmet Food Gifts

A Gourmet is someone who has expert knowledge and enjoyment of food and drink. It follows therefore, that gourmet food relates to the preparation of high quality food that is at once urbane, luxurious, rare and carefully groomed. Therefore, a gift unsurpassed for a gourmand is a scrumptious basket full of gourmet delights. Here are some suggestions you may want to look into while putting together a gourmet food gift basket.
  • Caviars: Gourmet food stores offer an unmistakable selection of top notch caviar including Beluga, Sevruga and Ostra caviars and a broad assortment of Russian, Iranian and American caviars. Most genuine gourmet food stores meet strict import and quality standards and the goods come with a freshness guarantee.

  • Condiments: Good condiments are quintessential to a good meal. Exotic spices and herbs from the European countryside create a heady combination of aroma and taste. Spanish saffron, mustards, cinnamon and cloves, some dill and rosemary will embellish a myriad of appetizing and zesty dressings, seasonings and gravies.

  • Oil and vinegar: Italian virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, malt vinegar are great for adding zing to your salads. Also, olive oil is a more healthy choice when it comes to cooking.

  • A Gift collection of teas is another gourmet favorite among tea lovers food lover. Try a collection of teas and chai that come with cookies and teacakes. This collection, fit for royalty, will contain English breakfast, Earl Grey, spiced chai, vanilla chai, ginger bread tea, fruit-flavored iced teas with a bouquet of teacakes and cookies.
And so on… get the drift, I believe. Now here comes the tricky bit, Shopping for Gourmet food is often confusing. Most gourmet foods are made in foreign countries and come with labels in different languages. To top that, they are usually quiet expensive. All of that leaves the buyer in a bit of a predicament; he doesn’t know what he is buying or why it is so expensive. How then do you cross that barrier?? First off, like for everything else in the world, the Internet is an excellent resource to carry out your research on gourmet food. Feel free to ask question should you visit a gourmet shop, the staff will always be willing to assist you in making a good choice.

And lastly remember, gourmands have a deep-rooted tendency of being a wee bit critical. So brace yourself and should the recipient of your gift feel that something is not absolutely up to the mark, do not be disappointed. He does not mean to criticize your efforts. So having said that, I am sure you are now perfectly capable of putting together gourmet food gifts by yourself, Good Luck!