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July 20, 2024

Delicious food hampers for Diwali gifting

Schenelle Dsouza 
Food and festivities have always been interlinked in India. And the festival of Diwali is incomplete with a selection of sweet treats. From an assortment of mithai to indulgent selections of dry fruit, savories and more, here’s a list of special food hampers to gift your friends and families.
Andaz Delhi
Andaz Delhi
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Andaz Delhi by Hyatt has a delightful range of curated artisanal hampers. Celebrating their philosophy of promoting products that are luxurious, all the hampers are curated using locally sourced items that make for luxurious festive hampers. Celebrating Diwali through their ‘401 Reasons to Fall in Love with Delhi’, Andaaz’s offers range of hampers like Mini Handcrafted Assorted Treat Box, Celebration Mithai Box, Handcrafted Assorted Treat Box, Andaz Artisanal Hamper and more.
Cost: ₹800-₹8,500/-
For orders call +91 8588804222
Bombay Sweet Shop
Bombay Sweet Shop
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From mithai to namkeen, classics to contemporary offerings, Bombay Sweet Shop has it all. Their mithai boxes and gift hampers include the Diwali Delight Box, Teen Patti Bag, Badi Diwali Box, Chhoti Diwali Box with playful additions like assorted nuts, savoury snacks, sweet-inspired candles, custom-designed playing cards and more. Going the extra mile, their limited-edition Diwali collection includes innovative mithai like pista khubani jim jam, anjeer chocolate roll, walnut dodha barfi, badam paak, rangeela laddu, vegan power barfi and saffron cutting katli.
Cost: ₹900/- onwards
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Café Noir
Café Noir 
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A treasure trove of delicacies comes your way with Café Noir’s Diwali selections. From decadent festive boxes to global treats and artisanal dessert boxes. Offering a combination of handcrafted desserts Cafe Noir has three variations of hampers including the Bronze Cadeau Hamper, a Silver Cadeau Hamper and Gold Cadeau Hamper. Each of these is filled with an assortment of sweets, nuts, dried fruits, granola bars and a selection of refreshing teas.
Cost: ₹1,999/- onwards
For orders call +91 7400491481
Cocoa Cellar
Cocoa Cellar
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If you prefer chocolate over mithai, then Cocoa Cellar’s Diwali offerings are perfect for you. Delivering one-of-its-kind alcohol-infused desserts, Cocoa Cellar’s dessert hampers use ingredients like Belgian chocolate, 24k gold leaf, dry fruits and imported liquor (blood orange Cointreau, Bottega pistachio, limoncello, baileys, Kahlua, Amarula and amaretto), all of which are of high quality and sourced from trusted vendors.  
Cost: Non-alcoholic hamper – ₹1850/-, alcoholic hamper – ₹2850
For orders call +91 9004095194
DoubleTree by Hilton Goa – Panaji, Goa
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Celebrating the delightful flavours of the festive season, Khushiyan by Hilton curated a range of signature hampers that capture the essence of the festive season. Their offerings include three variants, the Festive Hamper, Gift of Joy and Diwali Khushiyan, while also offering guests the option of customising their own hampers. Each of these includes a selection of rich mithai like fig and almond barfi, ragi and cardamom barfi, chocolate laddu, sweet chilli peda, sweet pan barfi, balushahi, kaju tokri and dal coconut barfi, among others.
Cost: ₹450-1000+
To order call +91 96079775337
Genda Phool
Genda Phool
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This Diwali, Genda Phool has gone for an inclusive menu, with something for everyone. That includes indulgence to healthy options like gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, and sugar-free options as well. Along with its pre-existing indulgent range, Genda Phool also offers six vegan adaptations of their specialities some of which include pistachio laddu, hazel surprise, classic cashew, and gooseberry square among others. Some of the sugar-free options include milk-n-fig or the dairy-free precious cup, paantastic pistachio, and apple spice among others.
Cost: ₹400/- onwards
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JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
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JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar has crafted a treasure trove of decadence delivered via Marriott Bonvoy on Wheels. The hamper offerings include assorted roasted nuts, sriracha edamame, chef crafted bonbons, parmesan palmiers, chocolate box, Sweet chilli cashews, mithai box, almond coconut cake loaf, assorted cookies jar, assorted macaroons amongst others. 
Cost: ₹600 – ₹10,000/-
To order call +91 8892813085 or +91 9136981955
Ladurée Paris
Ladurée Paris
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Perfect for those who appreciate the finer things in life, Ladurée Paris’ opulent gift boxes and hampers add an elegant yet traditional appeal to gifting for the festive season. Their special curations include their signature range of sweet treats, jams, teas, scented candles and macarons with the option to customise your own gift box with your own selections.
Cost: ₹4,999 – ₹29,999/-
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Le15
Le15
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Partake in a sweet Diwali celebration with Le15’s Gourmet Diwali Box! The box includes specials like apple pie tea, assorted dragees, one classic and two spiced chai hot chocolate mix, garlic and chives khari, cashew rose petal pralines, a box of assorted clusters and a set of playing cards, topped off with a le15 gift card. Each of these can also be bought individually, right from the new flavoured macarons and clusters to dragees and khari.
Cost: ₹250-5000/-
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Patasa
Patasa
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Curated by founder and baker, Palak Panchal, Patasa has come up with a special curation of artisanal mithai and gifting hampers, experimenting with traditional mithai with a modern twist. Available in mini, silver and gold hampers, Patasa’s hampers include specialities like mithai, tea cakes, chocolates, dry fruit bars and the popular chocolate-dipped potato chips for a sweet and salty twist. Additionally, Patasa is also offering a decadent Artisanal Mithai Box filled with nine delicious mithais, and a special Handcrafted Chocolate Box comprising nine chocolates.
Cost: Artisanal Mithai Box – ₹875/-
Handcrafted Chocolate Box – ₹825/-
Mini Hamper – ₹995/-
Silver Hamper – ₹1650/-
Gold Hamper – ₹2850/-
To order call +91 9920787789
Sassy Teaspoon
Sassy Teaspoon
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Offering a little something for everyone, Sassy Teaspoon’s Diwali hampers include a mix of sweet and savoury confections. They come in a variation of boxes namely the Festive Hamper, the Decadence Hamper and the Luxe Hamper. Each of these includes delights like chocolate popcorn, granola & pista bites, almond flour & saffron nankhatai, cheddar & smoked paprika sticks, Belgian chocolate sauce, peri peri cashew nuts and a funfetti cookie premix.
Cost: ₹695 – ₹1895+
Order via Swiggy and Zomato
St. Regis Mumbai
St Regis
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St Regis Mumbai has made handcrafted traditional mithai hampers, which will be delivered via Marriott Bonvoy on Wheels this Diwali. Packaged in their signature look, the exquisite hampers are tailor-made with bespoke offerings, festive treats and traditional mithai. Choose from an array of specially curated hand-picked gourmet delicacies including – hand rolled chocolates, gourmet mithai, The Fine Cheese Co, Go Nuts Almonds, Davidoff Intense Crème Coffee amongst other options, and an expansive range of hampers for your loved ones named Corporate Allure, Yard Box, Signature Delights and Gourmet Decadence.
Cost: ₹1,100 – ₹7,500++
To order call +918657522956
The Baker’s Dozen
The Baker's Dozen
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A popular artisanal bread bakery, The Baker’s Dozen curated two special hampers for the festive season of Diwali. These include the Sweet Indulgence Hamper and the Tasty Delight Hamper.  A perfect alignment for a delectable Diwali gift, the Sweet Indulgence Hamper is filled with sweet treats like red velvet cake, dark chocolate cookies and fresh orange cake along with ragi crackers for a savoury bite. The Tasty Delight Hamper, on the other, comes with the goodness of artisanal baked goodies including an assortment of chocolate overload cupcakes, nankhatai cookies, peanut butter cookies, carrot walnut cake and lavash.
Cost: Sweet Indulgence Hamper – ₹645/-
Tasty Delight Hamper – ₹845/-
Order here
The Leela Palaces, Hotels And Resorts
The Leela
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As an ode to the spirit of festivity, The Leela presents a thoughtfully curated gourmet collection of warm wishes and good cheer – Signatures by The Leela. The special curation includes an array of options such as artisanal chocolate pralines, cookies, Indian sweets and savouries, scented candles, and more. Customers can also customise their hampers with exquisite offerings presented in signature packaging which includes boxes and Leatherette bags. This Leela’s offerings for this year also include a thoughtfully crafted range of Aujasya by The Leela hampers, inspired by the brand’s recently launched wellness program. These hampers are available at multiple Leela properties across Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Jaipur among others.
Order here
The Westin Pune
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The Westin Pune Koregaon Park has whipped up a decadent Diwali Delight with Marriott Bonvoy in collaboration with Manish Malhotra which includes a timeless gifting collection. Intricately designed in opulent gold and white, the collection brings the two essential elements of Diwali together: sparkling celebrations and indulgent delicacies. Available in three size options and curated with sophistication, the hampers offer an assortment of six variants of artisanal mithais, custom made to fit every guest’s taste. One can pick from Pista Mista, Not Just a Dhodha, Orange Blossom or Gulab Peda, enveloped in dehydrated wild rose pearls and topped with 24 carat gold foiling. Garnished with 24 carat gold leaf, figsums are an embodiment of heaven in every bite. The almond and cocoa delicacy co. khoya wrapped with silver leaf, is not just visually beautiful but also promises to be a true sensory delight!  The Diwali Delight hamper comes with four types of spiced nuts including pumpkin pie spiced almonds, roasted pecan nuts with Asian spice blend, cashew nuts infused in both North Indian and South Indian masala and more.
Cost: Box of 18 –  ₹1250, box of 36 – ₹2500, box with variations (nuts & sweets) – ₹1750
To order call +91 9158889302
Zama Organics
Zama Organics
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An organic and healthy grocery start-up, Zama Organics works directly with farmers, artisans, and producers to deliver healthy and organic produce. Continuing on this journey,  Zama Organics offers a delectable range of goodies for the festive season. These include a dry fruits hamper, a honey & tea hamper offering a curated selection of organic teas and raw honey, a festive hamper filled with a selection of organic bites like mukhwas, pecans, and a variety of organic teas among others, and finally a a celebration hamper filled with a selection of indulgent treats along with organic dry-fruits, teas and more.
To order contact +91 70458 56105
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Schenelle Dsouza

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