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Foodies

At Eden, we don’t just enjoy our food; we’re a little bit obsessed with it. If you’ve seen the mouth-wateringly perfect cakes in our bakery, you’ll know that we crave perfection. That’s why we’ve put together luxury food hampers, Cornish food gift sets and artisan picnics for the wine and food connoisseurs in your life.

Afternoon Tea Hamper

Tea anyone? Our afternoon tea hamper for two is the perfect gift for any tea lovers out there. Along with two of our very own vintage design tea mugs, you’ll get a pot of delicious Strawberry Jam, hand made in Cornwall exclusively for the Eden Project and a tube of mouth-watering All Butter Shortbread biscuits. Not forgetting the classic tea bags with hand plucked Tregothan Estate tealeaves. All this comes in a beautiful natural, wicker hamper that can be used again and again for not only afternoon tea but picnics too.

Truffle tree

Growing truffles is easier than you may think. We have oak or hazel trees inoculated with rare British truffle spores. These trees aren't fussy - they're versatile and thrive in most soils. You can enjoy the beauty of the trees, happy in the knowledge that it's growing a gastronomic delight underneath! These truffle trees make the perfect gift for people who appreciate good food. After four years of becoming established, the British truffle tree will carry on truffling for up to 25 years, giving you a fantastic return over the years.

Grow your own Shiitake mushrooms

A great unusual gift for food lovers and those who like to ‘grow their own,’ this shitake mushroom log is the present for the person who has everything. They're fun to grow as you can see them change every day. The inoculated Cornish log produces rich and smoky shiitake mushrooms and comes with full care instructions to grow mushrooms at home. Not only does this save the lucky recipient buying expensive supermarket mushrooms, it also means that they taste deliciously fresh.

Coffee Hamper

Espresso, Mocha, Americano? Our coffee hamper has it all with a selection of ground coffee, coffee beans, coffee chocolate and much more. Not only do coffee lovers get to indulge in a variety of coffee treats, they also get two of their very own coffee cups and a coffee Tea Towel both with vintage style design coffee pots and mugs. All this is packaged in a unique, natural wicker hamper perfect for picnics and days out. An ultimate gift for Birthdays and any other special occasion to let someone relax and enjoy there perfect coffee.

Olive Tree Gift Bag

Looking for that gift that’s a bit different? Look no further; our olive tree gift bag is great for anyone that wants to add a bit of Mediterranean essence to his or her household. We have plenty of Olive trees growing in our Mediterranean Biome, now you can have one of your own. The Olive gift set includes an Olive plant and a packet of succulent olives marinated in fresh mint, lemon & coriander. If you live on the South coast you can keep your tree outside during summertime and bring it back in for winter. The Olive tree comes in one of our own reusable Eden Jute bags, with three different designs to choose from.

Chocolate Collection

We all know someone who just loves chocolate, but have they tried the chocolate we offer in our very own chocolate collection? Containing five mouth watering flavours, all hand made in Cornwall including: Cornish sea salt, Dark chilli chocolate, Milk orange chocolate, Dark chocolate with coffee and not forgetting the classic Milk chocolate. All of our chocolate has been made from carefully selected fairly traded cocoa and each chocolate casing has been designed here at Eden by our team of in-house artists.

Chilli Lovers Hamper

Our Chilli gift hamper is packed full of unique products perfect for those chilli lovers out there. This spicy hamper has local produce from Cornwall & Devon and even some organic ingredients too! Products include: Chilli chocolate form South Devon’s Chilli Farm, Cornish Chilli Mayonnaise, Hummingbird Sweet Chilli Sauce, Hell’s mouth Chilli sauce, Hot & spicy Olives, smoky Chilli nuts and an Eden Projects own Chilli mug. This all come beautifully presented in a natural wicker hamper, brilliant to reuse again and again for picnics and days out.

Wine Gift Set

A wine gift set can be the perfect gift for any occasion. Red, White or Rose, here at the Eden Project we’ve got a gift set for all three, all produced from the finest French grapes grown just a few miles from the Mediterranean coast. These fruity French grapes are grown with out the usage of pesticides and have purely organic materials for additional fertilisation. Each bottle of wine comes with a set of recycled wine glasses so you can enjoy your wine knowing they’re environmentally friendly.

The New Home Larder

If you’re struggling to pick a gift from our mouth-watering range of food & drink gifts, why not keep it simple and choose Judith Wills’s ‘The New Home Larder' book. Packed full of practical, easy to follow and convenient ways to creating meals for your family and friends. From pickles to preserves, chutneys and jams you’ll find all you need to prepare these delicious dishes. This is the perfect gift for anyone who’s looking for a more cost effective, energy saving and healthier way of living.