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Homemade gourmet presents for every occasion.

Summer spice mix

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(0 ratings)
Prettily packaged spice mix can double up as place-names for wedding guests
5 minutes
Easy

Simple chocolate button egg

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(3 ratings)
Make your own Easter eggs. It's much easier than you'd think and you can add personal touch.
30 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Pickled pears

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(10 ratings)
A stylish and gorgeous treat, spooned out of the jar with a little of the syrup
45 minutes
Easy

Cranberry oatcakes

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(10 ratings)
Add a little extra to your cheese board with these light and fruity oatcakes. Perfect with a chunk of Stilton and a glass of port
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Smoky paprika peppers

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(3 ratings)
A great gift for a dinner party host, or just a tasty snack on their own
40 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Aubergines & feta with chilli

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(2 ratings)
Delicious served with triangles of toasted pitta bread, houmous and fresh mint
1 hour
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Slow-cooked tomatoes with basil

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(3 ratings)
Great as a dinner party starter and bursting with summer flavours
4 hours and 15 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Chargrilled artichokes with lemon

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Try this tangy artichoke recipe - the oil will keep them for a week in the fridge
1 hour and 20 minutes
For the keen cook
Vegetarian

Basic biscuit dough

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(102 ratings)
This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes- experiment with different shapes and flavours
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Forgotten cookies

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(30 ratings)
What's in a name? Pop these in the oven, forget about them overnight, and you'll have crumbly cookies in the morning
8 hours
Easy
Vegetarian

Almond & lemon curd buttons

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(20 ratings)
Hidden inside these crumbly biscuits lies a heart of lemon curd, giving an unexpected burst of flavour
30 minutes
Easy

Double ginger gingerbread men

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(46 ratings)
Even the smallest hands can help make these friendly little fellows made with a versatile gingerbread recipe
1 hour
Easy

Crisp orange shortbread

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(22 ratings)
Coeliac sufferers need not miss out on sweet treats with this gluten-free melt-in-the-mouth shortbread recipe
35 minutes
Easy

Macadamia & cranberry American cookies

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(29 ratings)
These freezable biscuits are completely irresistible and make a great gift for kids to give to teachers or grandparents
35 minutes
Easy

Spanish fig & almond balls

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(4 ratings)
A festive version of Pan de Higo, a dried fig cake that the Spanish traditionally eat with cheese and a drizzle of honey
20 minutes
Easy

Bramble marshmallows

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Good Food reader Natasha Lee gives marshmallows a seasonal twist by adding blackberries, for a sweet, homemade gift
1 hour and 10 minutes
For the keen cook

Really enormous chocolate buttons

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These easy chocolate treats are an ideal project for young children and make lovely gifts for the family
1 hour
Easy

Baked Camembert kit

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The ideal gift for a cheese-lover: a box of Camembert to warm in the oven and serve with boozy marinated sultanas
20 minutes
Easy

Fig & walnut slice

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(5 ratings)
Looking for something new to go with your favourite cheese? This makes a perfect accompaniment, or a lovely gift
15 minutes
Easy

Mulling syrup

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(25 ratings)
This spiced syrup works equally well for mulled wine or cider. Make a batch ahead of time for entertaining or make up a gift kit for Christmas
35 minutes
Easy

White chocolate chip fudge

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(30 ratings)
Fudge makes a great gift - put in your friends' favourite chocolate and give them a sweet treat for Christmas
25 minutes
Moderately easy

Peppermint lollipops

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(3 ratings)
These little treats are the new wedding must-haves, but make them yourself and they won't break the bank
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Mint Chocolate truffles

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(10 ratings)
An impressive accompaniment to after-dinner coffee, or box these up for gifts
35 minutes
Easy

Triple chocolate cupcake kit

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(7 ratings)
The perfect Christmas gift for someone who loves to bake - the ingredients for delectable chocolate cupcakes
25 minutes
Easy

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