Coronation Food & Drink Gift Guide 2023
30 Mar 2023
Patisserie Valerie – Coronation Cakes
Whether you’re planning a street party or celebrating with family and friends, make it as sweet as possible with Patisserie Valerie’s limited-edition Coronation Cakes. Feast on the regal King’s Coronation Cake (£45.95), featuring layers of golden sponge filled with fresh cream and decorated with red, white and blue Swiss meringue buttercream, topped with a chocolate crown, coronation logo plague and dainty golden macarons. Or, tuck into the Mini Coronation Cake Box (£36.95) containing six delicious mini cakes: three Victoria sponges with fresh cream and raspberry jam alongside three blueberry & lemon cakes topped with chocolate crowns.
Available online for pre-order from 10th April https://www.patisserie-valerie.co.uk/
Stein’s at Home – Coronation Afternoon Tea Box
Toast your teacup with a delicious Coronation Afternoon Tea Box from Stein’s at Home. Enjoy a generous selection of afternoon tea treats, plus ½ a bottle of Champagne to celebrate. Start with savoury bites such as miniature Cornish pasties, salmon quiches and sausage rolls before moving onto sweet treats of rhubarb & strawberry cake; baked raspberry cheesecake and Dundee cake. There’s also scones with Cornish clotted cream and Rick Stein strawberry jam plus Yorkshire Tea and ½ bottle of Champagne to toast to the occasion. Fit for a King and generously serving two, Stein’s at Home Coronation Afternoon Tea Box is available for nationwide delivery from 16th April priced at £70.
Mariage Frères – Royal Tea
Raise a glass to our new King with the nation’s favourite beverage – a cup of tea. As we extend our warm wishes to King Charles on the day of his coronation, enjoy a cup made with the finest blends from luxury French tea brand Mariage Frères. The exquisite coronation range features the aptly named King’s Tea alongside London Rhapsody, London in Love, and Britannia Tea. Make the long bank holiday weekend one to remember and treat yourselves to these elegant blends.
Available in store in Covent Garden or online at www.mariagefreres.com
Hattingley Valley – Royally Good Rosé
Toast to the newly crowned King with a crisp glass of Hampshire-based Hattingley Valley’s King’s Cuvée 2015 (£85) – the ideal celebratory accompaniment to party canapés nibbles, think oysters and truffle-laced treats. There’s also a royally good rosé, the delicately sparkling King’s Rosé 2015 (£95) boasting an ethereal pale pink hue with generous aromas of freshly baked brioche, sweet yet tart raspberry and soft, gentle flavours of red cane fruit. Pair with a traditional bowl of Eton Mess or a rich chocolate orange dessert, consumed with glee during an al fresco lunch.
Lanique – Perfect Tipples
The World’s Best Floral Liqueur*, Lanique Spirit of Rose, makes the perfect tipple to sip on whilst celebrating the King’s Coronation. First created in 1785 in the kingdom of Prussia and considered a firm favourite by British aristocracy throughout the 1800’s, Lanique is distilled and bottled in the UK, using the finest Eastern Attar of Rose from steam distilled rose petals. Whether you’re hosting a soirée, attending a street party or raising a toast at home, Lanique’s spirit of rose is the perfect tipple to help you have a royal ‘knees up’.
*Awarded “World’s Best Floral Liqueur” at The World Liqueur Awards 2022
Available online at www.lanique.co.uk/shop