Diwali 2017 is here and everyone is busy picking and choosing the best gifts to offer their friends and family. Given the large variety of items available in the market today, one can easily get confused. A great way out is to create gift hampers with an assortment of lovely items. We've made life easier for you and handpicked some of the most creative Diwali gift hampers packed with artisan and specialty goodies. Exotic teas, home-made chocolates and flavoured nuts, here are few ideas to make Diwali 2017 more interesting and unique. 1. Exotic Tea Hampers: A lot of niche tea boutiques are offering tea hampers that can be customized as per your liking. Pack in some aromatic floral tea, herbal green tea and other festive blends along with accessories like cute strainers and infusers. San-Cha Tea Boutique in Delhi has an amazing collection of gourmet tea sourced fresh. Teabox, which is an online tea shop, is offering a special range of flavoured teas with spices, nuts and flowers for Diwali - all packed in beautiful tea boxes. You can even choose a gift hamper from Tea Trove that combines a mix of very interesting tea flavours like mango, hibiscus, spearmint, chocolate and chai masala. (Also read: Over Favourite Tea Cafes in Delhi)
Aromatic floral tea, herbal green tea and other festive blends - there's a lot on offer.2. Gift Hamper with Flavored Nuts: Ditch the boring boxes of plain almonds and cashews and pick these Peri Peri Flavored Almonds or Cheddar Cheese Cashews instead. Online store Nutty Gritties offers dozens of delicious munchies to choose from. You can select a pre-packaged gift hamper or customize your own. You can even opt for gift hampers with chocolate coated nuts and dry fruits and stuffed dates from Bruijn (Greater Kailash, New Delhi) which specializes in handmade couture confectionery. For a gift pack of flavoredmakhanasand caramelized nuts, Divinutty can be a great option.
You can opt for gift hampers with chocolate coated nuts and dry fruits.3. Specialized Diwali Gift Hampers by Hotels: A lot of hotels are offering exclusive festive hampers to make Diwali 2017 a memorable affair. You can opt for the gift hamper curated by Vivanta by Taj (Dwaraka, Delhi) which includes marzipan fruits, homemade macaroons, signature Taj chocolates, and a delicious mava cake along with diyas handcrafted by children from a NGO based in Auroville, Tamil Nadu. You can even choose a gift hamper offered by Hyatt Regency in Delhi that includes a mix of Indian sweets and contemporary confections ranging from Honey Date Cake, Anjeer Pista Roll, Cherry Nut Cookies, Salty Caramel Macaroon, Oats and Apricot Bar and much more.The Oberoi in Gurugram is offering a curated and customizable range of Luxury Gifting Hampers for Diwali with signature homemade chocolate, macaroons, exotic mithai and dry fruits and many other gourmet items placed beautiful in designer handcrafted boxes. Roseate House and The Roseate in New Delhi has hampers with bespoke items ranging from exotic teas to scented candles, assorted macaroon boxes, lip smacking dips and sauces and much more. You can even opt for a luxurious hamper from La Baguette at The Imperial which is filled with tons of treats and gifts such as chocolate almonds, cheese straws, peanut coconut toasted, assorted cookies, olive oil, rice crisp bars and much more to make your Diwali simply delectable.
A lot of hotels are offering exclusive festive hampers to make Diwali 2017 a memorable affair.4. Bakes and Cakes: A lot of bakeries around the city are offering Diwali gift hampers with sinful treats. Theo's in Noida can be a great pick for a hamper with brownies, baklavas and pound cakes. The Bombakery is Gurugram is offering a great assortment of delicious snacks for Diwali. Their gift hampers are loaded with goodies like brownies, biscotti, cheese sticks, chocolate bars, Nutella sea salt cookies and much more. Bread and More in New Delhi is offering a Diwali gift hamper packed with their best baked items like French hearts, cookies and Italian Biscotti. You can even go in for some artisanal baked goodies from Piano Man Bakeryin New Delhi. From delicious Cranberry and Almond Cookies and Mixed Seed Crackers with Hummus to boozy cakes, gooey Chocolate and Mint Brownies and even a healthy version made with Amaranth and Jaggery (so, no one needs to feel guilty). A cookie hamper, a brownie box, a mixed bag or a special gluten-free box - they have something for everyone. The Artful Baker in New Delhi has also come up with delectable hampers for Diwali. They pack a whole lot of delicious goodies such as tea cakes, trail mixes, balsamic vinegar, chocolate chip cookies and fudgey brownies all packed in beautiful hand-woven jute bags.
A lot of bakeries are offering Diwali gift hampers with sinful treats. Photo Credit: Piano Man Bakery5. Health Box: This Diwali, do something differently and show that you really care. Naturally Yours is offering some wonderful organic and delicious health foods. You can choose from a range of Superfood Gift Hampers, Healthy Seed Gift Hampers, Essential Oil Gift Hamper and more. You can even opt for a pack of refreshing Sherbets made with all natural flavours by Tummy's Best. With a string of festivities lined up, this is probably the best time of the year to indulge in some good food and rejoice. Happy Diwali 2017!
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