Get ready for an Italian Spring feast with this curated gift set. Our largest gourmet hamper comes with no fewer than 22 items handpicked from local producers across northern Italy. From pasta that's only made in one valley in the Italian alps to chocolates by some of the country's most historic chocolatiers - expect only the best of the best!
In this gift set you will find:
Pizzoccheri buckwheat pasta (500g). Traditional from the Italian alpine valley of Valtellina, this dried pasta is typically served with cabbage, cubed potatoes and cheese.
- Fonduta cheese fondue (230g). Made with the famous local Fontina cheese, fonduta is a traditional fondue sauce from the Aosta Valley in the Italian alps.
- Taggiasca olive oil (250ml). The Taggiasca olive has been grown in Liguria for centuries. This olive oil is made by a local family producer, that has been making olive oils since 1868.
- Green Genovese pesto (180g). Pesto is synonymous with Liguria. This green pesto comes for a small family business and is made with the finest olive oil, basil and pine nuts.
- Tuscan maccheroni (500g). Not to be confused with the little elbow-shaped pasta, these large rigged Tuscan maccheroni are perfect for holding hearty sauces.
- Double concentrate tomato puree (130g). Made in Parma for over 120 years.
- Cantuccini almond biscuits (125g). Made since 1858 by Antonio Mattei in the Tuscan town of Prato.
- Davide Barbero Italian nougat in tin (250g). Made in Piedmont since 1883.
- Mini dark milk chocolate bars by Davide Barbero (9x9g).
- Tuscan cherry extra jam (400g). Made in Florence by Chiaverini.
- Nocciolini hazelnut meringue drops (50g). First invented in the 1800s in the north Italian town of Chivasso and still only made there.
- Violet drops (80g). These iconic sweets by Pastiglie Leone are made with traditional bronze moulds and natural violet extract
- Mixed flavour pastilles (30g). These signature sweets were first created by Luigi Leone in the late 1800s.
- Orange blossom pastilles (30g). These flavoured pastilles were were named after the Prince of Naples
- Mixed herbal mint pastilles (30g). These after-dinner pastilles were the first ever pastille that Luigi Leone create in the 19th century
- Caffarel gianduiotti hazelnut chocolates (100g). Made since 1865 in Turin, the Italian city on the foot of the alps.
Scorza chocolate (76g). First invented in 1832 by Majani, Italy's oldest chocolatier family.
- Hot chocolate gianduja, 2 sachets (30g each).
Pair of dark pink candles from an Italian family business that has been making candles since 1908.
- A6 notebook (stapled, with lined pages) from one of Italy's most iconic printing companies, based near Venice.
- Matching pencil
- Special edition purple gingham table cloth (150x150cm). Made in Italy from 100% cotton.
Suitable for vegetarians. Some items contain nuts. If you have any doubts or queries regarding allergies, please do get in touch with us.
Want to add a bespoke gift message? Select the option 'gift message' at check-out and we'll add a handwritten message on a beautiful small post card from Italy.
Curious about some of the stories behind the products in this set? Then check out our blog. Find out, for instance, what Napoleon has to do with the invention of gianduja chocolate...