A new year, a new beginning is always a special occasion to let go of all that is unhappy and hope for the best to follow into the coming year. 2020 is just about to start and we are sure you must be busy introspecting about your past year and planning a kickass New Year party. But do not forget about that special someone with whom you share a loving relationship. As you begin another year with each other, how about planning a special New Year gift for them?
So don’t worry if you still haven’t found your perfect gift, because we present you with a few quirky and unique gifting ideas to start 2020 in style.
1. Boozy Cakes – What’s a better present to give your loved ones than alcohol-infused delicious cakes this party season? Bon Appetit, a cozy little café which came into existence ten years ago with only one motto in mind, to create a perfect hangout zone that can serve comforting hearty meals that are affordable for everyone, gives us this pleasure of gifting these amazing cakes to our dear ones. Located in the convenient stretch of both in Hazra and Salt Lake, Bon Appetit is presenting these boozy festive cakes from 16th December onwards, which are available in two sizes – 660 ml container (yields 8 slices) and 440 ml container (yields 5 slices).
The 440 ml container cakes includes Special Rum Fruit Cake, Chocolate Rum Fruit Cake, Eggless Rum Fruit Cake, Rich Spiced Fruit Cake, Eggless Spiced Fruit Cake (without alcohol), Autumn Spiced Pumpkin Walnut Cake and Carrot Cinnamon Raisin Cake while the 660 ml container cake includes only Special Rum Fruit Cake and Chocolate Rum Fruit Cake. Along with these cakes, they also offer us with Rum Cake Muffin and Chocolate Rum Cake Muffin. Not to forget, Rum Balls will also be available on the 24th and 25th of December. So inbox/WhatsApp on 9836760160 to book your cakes and make your special someone feel more special!
What: Boozy Christmas/New Year Cakes
Where: Bon Appetit, 109/26, Hazra Road, Hazra Kolkata – 700026 AD-34, Sector-1, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700064 Timings: 9 AM to 8:30 PM
Tenure: 16th December, 2019 – 7th January, 2020
Price Range for 440 ml container cakes – From Rs. 400/- to Rs. 450/- Price Range for 660 ml container cakes – From Rs. 600/- to 650/- Price Range for Muffins and Rum Balls – From Rs. 75/- to Rs. 90/-
2. Organic, Healthy and Natural Goodness Hamper–We all love treating our skin and stomach with organic, healthy and natural products nowadays. Isn’t it? So we have in store for you the most nutritious and natural hampers from AULI which contains everything one would wish for. AULI is a trending Bath & Beauty brand from Kolkata itself with a global footprint, owned by Aishwarya Biswas. AULI is not just about products that nurture and gives you a chance to look and feel your best, but it is a lifestyle and wellness statement. Offering a wide range of fabulously lush natural products that are perfect for gifting and self-indulgence, the brand has an offering for every budget and every need. And especially for the festive season, they have curated some special hampers which does not only contain organic skin and hair products but also include organic honey, coffee, tea, cookies, and several other amazing items to make your gift look more exquisite.
They have Exciting honey-based food hampers, Organic Bath & Beauty Pamper Hampers, Wellness & Spa Hampers, some Wooden Planter platters, and many more hampers. And if these are not enough, you can also customize your hamper! For customizing your hamper, you can choose the products from their menu which include pure Honey, Organic Green Tea, Organic Ground Coffee, Honey Mango Murabba, Honey cakes, Freshly Baked Cookies, Essential oils, Scented Aromatherapy Candles, Aromatic Pot Pourri and many other amazing items.
What: Organic and Healthy Gift Hampers
Where: AULI Lifestyle, DB-16, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700064
Contact Details: Phone No – +91 9320123206
Get in touch with them on www.aulilifestyle.com Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/aulilifestyle
Instagram Page – www.instagram.com/aulilifestyle
Price Range for ready-made hampers: From Rs. 900/- to Rs. 4700/-
Price Range for customized hampers from the menu: From Rs. 50/- to Rs. 1000/-
3. Artisanal Cheese –It’s only recently that Indians have opened their minds and kitchens to artisanal cheese. Hence we are happy to inform you that now you do not have to fly that extra mile to get your dose of gourmet and healthy artisanal cheese. Meraki – Artisan Cheese and Rustic Bakes owned by Arpita Nag is a paradise for those who prefer fresh, clean and healthy eating. Meraki provides all of us the joy of indulging in handmade cheese curated from fresh milk, that too without any preservatives or emulsifiers. So is there a more thoughtful gifting idea than this in today’s world where every other food item is made with chemicals or something which we aren’t aware of?
So as a New Year present for your loved ones, Meraki lets you customize your gift hampers with Plain Feta, Pickled Feta, Halloumi, Buffalo Bocconcini, Valencay, BelperKnolle, Pepper/Cacao Coated Jack and last but not the least, Cheddar Cheese. Not only cheese, but you can add their delicious blueberry or Nolen Gur Cheesecake or any other flavor of your choice along with Relishes like Green Tomato Apple Relish, Tangy Bell Pepper Relish, and Pistachio Pesto Relish. You can place your order from January and can also get your order delivered across selected areas of south Kolkata. Call on 08335063614 or you can also contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org. For further details regarding their products, you can check out their Instagram and Facebook pages too.
What: Artisanal Cheese, Cheesecakes and Relishes.
Where: Meraki – Artisan Cheese and Rustic Bakes
Price Range: From Rs. 1500/- onwards
Contact Details: 08335063614 or you can also contact them on email@example.com
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Merakicheese/about/?ref=page_internal
Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/merakicheese/?igshid=p67bfd284w6v
4. Healthy and Nutritious tea – If you are still confused about your Christmas and New Year gift, then take a deep breath, as we have got another one-stop “healthy” solution for all of you! We are talking about some amazing and nutritious tea varieties by Karma Kettle as winter gifts that are sure to bring a smile to all the recipients.
Karma Kettle, being India’s finest artisanal tea blenders, harbors over 60+ blends in the form of pyramid tea bags, loose-leaf, and herbal infusions. They also offer some tea accessories like teapots, kettles, cups, infuser balls, telescopic infuser, and so on. So, to make your loved one’s Christmas and New Year a little special and luxurious, visit Karma Kettle, the “one-stop solution” to buy anything and everything to make a beautiful hamper for them. You can customize your hamper by including any of their tea or tea accessories on offer. And not to forget, you can also add their brand new teas – Yuletide Cheer and Jingle Bells which has been launched recently and has received much love from almost all the tea connoisseurs.
The Yuletide Cheer Tea Tin comprises 10 pyramid tea bags of Rose Oolong Tea. The Rose Oolong Tea is an alluring blend with a fragrance of crushed rose petals, evoking a sense of calm and tranquillity while the Jingle Bells Tea Tin comprises 10 pyramid tea bags of Choco Orange Tea. Choco Orange Tea is a sinful blend of black tea with rich chocolate & cocoa nibs and zesty citrus zest, making it an irresistible infusion and perfect satisfying combination for wintry nights. This dessert tea will get you and your loved ones in the mood for Christmas in no time! These two varieties of tea would surely add a spark to your hamper.
What: Healthy and Nutritious Tea
Where: Karma Kettle, 17/1D, Near State Bank of India, Alipore, Kolkata– 7000274, Swinhoe St, Ekdalia, Ballygunge, Kolkata – 700019
Timings: 9 AM to 9 PM (Alipore outlet), 11 AM to 9 PM (Ballygunge outlet) (Tuesday – Sunday)
Price for Yuletide Cheer Tea Tin and Jingle Bells Tea Tin: Rs. 200/-
So what are you waiting for? Thank us later and choose any of the 4 options to make your dear one’s New Year memorable with the most special gift! #HappyNewYear to everyone!