Food Gift Ideas
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For centuries now, Food has been the Numero Uno choice for gifts all over the world. In Rome, in the 12th century, it was customary to gift Wine to your acquaintances if a baby was born in their house. What is a quick and easy, yet thoughtful gift you can give out to people even when you donít know them very well? The answer, keeping cost under control and taking into account taste is to give a food gifts. Food Gifts can be customized and depending on what you can afford you could gift a box of Chocolates or a whole basket of chocolates.
However, when you send out food gifts, you should know a personís unique likes and dislikes. For instance, if he or she is a vegetarian, or eats only kosher food. Also, since food is a perishable item ensure that you gift the kind that doesnít rot away in a day or two. Ideally it should last for at least two weeks. Take a look at these Food Gift Ideas-:
  • Luxury Food-: If you are feeling particularly rich and the benefactor of your generosity is truly special to you, you may want to look at these food gifts, commonly acknowledged as the most expensive food items in the world. Little tip, you arenít going to find them at Wal-Mart. The spice saffron has built a reputation for being more expensive than gold -- fetching up to $2,700 per pound in recent years. And then there's caviar. A recent U.N. ban on the international trade of Beluga caviar from the Black Sea and Caspian Sea is expected to cause a sea change on the prices for existing stock. What say you to $2,400 for a one-pound tin of black fish eggs? Be sure to wash it down with a $750 bottle of Krug Clos du Mesnil. Looks like fish eggs and flower stems are the way to go.

  • Chocolates-: These are a favorite with both the givers and the receivers of food gifts. With the wide variety available these days you get everything from low-fat chocolates to dark chocolates to fruit chocolates and hence it is rather easy to find something that will suit every palate. Chocolates make for a particularly romantic gift on St. Valentineís Day.

  • Cheese-: Cheese is a gourmet food gift and very popular with people. Today there are over 30,000 varieties of Cheese available from all over the world, but itís the European cheese particularly French Cheese that rules the roost. A food gift basket with different types of cheese makes for an interesting food gift. Some popular varieties are Bleu d'Auvergne (AOC, Auvergne), Boursin cheese, and Vacherin Mont d'Or.

  • Wine-: Wines like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon offered with popular food items such as crackers, cheese snacks, breadsticks, Camembert cheese spread, olive Tapenade and Cafe Godiva Chocolate are a very popular food gift choice.