Figgy’s multi-award-winning Christmas Puddings are handmade in Woodbury Salterton to an old family recipe. They are steeped in Somerset Cider Brandy and Hanlons Port Stout, and make an ideal Christmas treat or present.
This is a family-sized 950g pudding in a traditional ceramic bowl. The puddings are also available in smaller sizes, serving 2–3 and 4–6 people. When you buy online, Figgy’s will include a free gift card if the pudding is a present. £24.95 for 950g, £17.95 for 550g, £13.95 for 350g.
The Orsman family founded its award-winning butchers in Shaldon over 100 years ago. The business sells premium quality beef, pork and lamb products from only the finest animals and farms in the South West. This cut of prime 28-day matured single rib of beef is perfect for the festive season. Serves 2–4 people.
Two Drifters Distillery
Two Drifters Distillery is the creation of Russ and Gemma Wakeham who love rum, science, Devon and the planet. To make their rum, they ferment 100% molasses and distil it in their warehouse near Exeter Airport, where they have the world’s first rum distillery with a carbon negative footprint.
The couple’s ethos is to create a genuine, delicious product that endeavours to limit their impact on the planet. There’s a flavour for everyone, including White Rum, Dark Rum, Gold Rum, Overproof Spiced Pineapple Rum and Spiced Rum. Here, you can try the current favourite, Overproof Spiced Pineapple Rum.
Enjoy a selection of five bottle-conditioned ales from Teignworthy Brewery, including the festive favourite, the Christmas Cracker. Gin lovers should look out for Black Dog Gin and Dartmoor Beast Gin, which are both available in a gin, and gin and tonic gift set.
Wicked Wolf Gin
North Devon’s Wicked Wolf Exmoor Gin is a premium craft spirit made from botanicals distilled on Exmoor. Its 11 botanicals are individually distilled and then expertly blended. This 700ml bottle costs £35.
The Cheese Shed
The Cheese Shed in Bovey Tracey stocks over 100 West Country cheeses, along with hampers and gift boxes, which are sent to customers all over the UK. It has put together an artisan selection for its Christmas Five box to create a satisfying cheeseboard. It includes all three of the core cheese types (hard, blue and brie), plus two contrasting cheeses (one hard and one soft), from some of the region’s best cheesemakers.
The Christmas Five costs £39.99 and contains 1.5–1.6kg of cheese in total.