Would you want to give someone a gift, which is practical and even useful at the same time? Well, you are in the right place – yes, the idea of giving gourmet gift baskets is said to be the best thing that you can do! Actually, you can make your own personalized gourmet basket and packed it with the recipient’s favourite foods. It’s really delicious, classic and the basket is useful too.
Have an idea about gourmet foods; these are the special foods that are made with love and effort. That’s the reason why giving this to someone is such a splendid idea, especially on special occasions or holidays.
How to select Gourmet Basket?
First of all, you ought to consider is the size of an empty basket. If you are planning to give food present for a single individual, a small one will do, but if this person is a food lover, then you can make a larger one so fall the stuff will fit in. if you nearly have new basket from the previous present, then all you need to get a find cloth and soak it in hot soapy water, rinse it thoroughly, then simply wipe the basket to remove & dirt and smell of the basket.
How to Prepare the Basket?
The best approach is that all you need to put the plenty of filler materials in the basket so that the gifts show at the top of it. And, if your basket is too hollow to fill in, then you ought to place a piece of foam in the bottom. Well, shredded brown paper, magazine or coloured papers, the newspaper can all say to be attractive fillers. When you’re done filling the basket with fillers and items and you there is still some small empty spaces, you ought to place small bunches of shredded material in these spaces.
How to Choose the Right Items?
Salami, Pepperoni, and a small canned ham are the gourmet food that usually used in the gift baskets for those who love meats. But, if you will give it to an individual who is likely to consume any kind of food, then you ought to add canned crabmeat, clams, and sardines to complete the package. Want to know the best products to add into it, yes, the assortment of gourmet crackers, cheese spreads, cheese wedges, breadsticks, spreader, cheese knife, and cheese board. Also, you can get bottled green and black olives, pickled onions, spicy mustard, roasted peppers, and appetizers in a jar. Oh, wait we are here missing something? Salt, sour, bitter, and sweet products should be added. You have to add some saccharine dessert-like chocolate strawberry candy, or chocolate mint candies.
Then, for a final touch, you ought to place a bottle of your preferred wine, non-alcoholic sparkling juice, herbal tea, and gourmet coffee. If you aim to include a bottle of wine in the gift basket, then all you need to have a sturdy one with a durable handle, which can stand the heaviness of the items.
Other Decorative Items:
- You ought to add scatter colourful chocolates such as (Hershey’s Kisses)
- Also, you can add sweet-scented candle-like chocolate, vanilla, and other food fragrances
- A silk ribbon and class gift card
No doubt, preparing a gift of any kind will require effort and time. So, remember that there is no need to waste it with some useless items and ideas. You should be practical with gifts such as gourmet baskets. All you need to add a little pinch of art and creativity!