Try these locally-made products to treat your gourmand friends this holiday season
With the festive season upon us, Dubai’s homegrown, nourishing and wholesome eating concepts, The Lime Tree Café & Kitchen has revealed its gourmet range of Christmas hampers and products, which can now be purchased at any of the brand’s seven Dubai-based outlets.
The specially-curated festive collection features a range of different Christmas gift boxes, baskets and hampers filled to the brim with delicious handmade goods, with gluten-free and vegan options also available. With hampers ranging from AED 250, Lime Tree’s festive line ensures there’s something for all budgets, tastes and ages.
From sweet and savoury treats, to Christmas novelties and homeware, the Christmas range presents plenty to choose from, including a stunning assortment of festive sweets such as cranberry, pistachio and dark chocolate biscotti, handmade fudge, gingerbread biscotti, cranberry and vanilla shortbread, peppermint and white chocolate bark, dark chocolate and gingerbread rocky road, and cranberry and coconut white chocolate truffles, plus plenty more.
For those who prefer savoury bites this time of year, Lime Tree’s Christmas offering includes options like mixed artisan seeded crackers with spicy tomato chutney, stilton and caramelized onion artisan crackers with tomato and chilli jam, sun dried tomato with parmesan and olives toast, as well as olive, cheddar and thyme biscotti, in addition to more relish and chutney options, and cheeses including long clawson blue stilton and aged cheddar.
Christmas shoppers will also find special seasonal jams available, including Lime Tree’s best-selling blend of cranberry and lemon jam. Not forgetting organic and fair trade coffees and teas to enjoy into the New Year. A particularly special product in the collection is Lime Tree’s mulled wine spice bundles – a perfect blend of warm festive spices to create the much-loved Christmas in a cup at home.
Great for stocking-fillers, visitors will also find items such as aprons, bamboo boards for chopping or serving cheese on, as well as utensils and more. All products can be purchased individually, or in a gift-wrapped hamper.
All Lime Tree Cafés now have their Christmas shops open in Jumeirah 1, Town Square, Al Quoz, Motor City, Depachika Food Hall at Nakheel Mall on The Palm and The Springs Souk, while the Sheikh Zayed Road branch stocks all custom designed hampers and gifts.