On the First Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me A Jar Of Pickle From The Bay Tree
For food lovers everywhere there is a one company that never fails to excite the taste buds, particularly at Christmas time. So whether you're looking for gifts and stocking fillers for all the family or for the finishing touches and accompaniments to your festive feast – The Bay Tree has it covered, beautifully.
When trained chef, Emma Macdonald set up The Bay Tree from her mother's kitchen table twenty years ago, little did she envisage her home-developed range of chutneys and preserves, making such an impact on the Christmas season. Two decades later, the West Country brand has an inspiring collection of almost 200 lines, with many items designed with gifting in mind.
From a gorgeous set of five single serve Christmas orientated taster pots in seasonal red and gold packaging, through to traditional mulled wine sachets based on an old family recipe – there is a flavour to appeal to everyone – including a Curry Nights pack of spice blends and chutneys for discerning Dads with a taste for spice.
From hot horseradish to an exotic array of mustards, jellies and sauces – including Cranberry of course – The Bay Tree's collection even includes a Christmas Pickle (a fruity mix of cranberries, apples and currants) and a Boxing Day Chutney (a tasty blend of apricots, orange and coriander) that's ideal for cold meat or cheese platters.
For the busy cook, festive store cupboard staples like rich, boozy Brandy Butter and Indulgent Mincemeat are on hand to help make preparations simpler. With so many award winning products available, from Passion Fruit Curd to Marinated Miniature Figs, great results are guaranteed for all your creative Christmas creations.
Emma explains her love of the Winter holidays: “Christmas is such a special time and giving or receiving sensational tasting food is always a real treat. We all know that it's the one time of year we let ourselves really indulge! It gives me such joy to have been able to bring our West Country made ranges to so many Christmas dining tables over the past 20 years.”
The Bay Tree Christmas Range 2014
Sweet & Savoury Christmas Collection – A beautifully presented range of seven individual portioned jars in a cheerfully designed festive gift pack. This is the perfect stocking filler to see you through the seasonal holidays and includes a taster of all of The Bay Tree's Christmas essentials. The pack contains Cranberry Sauce, Spicy Tomato Chutney, Onion Marmalade, Cider & Horseradish Mustard, Raspberry Jam, Morello Cherry Jam, and Whisky Marmalade all made in West Country. There is something for everyone but they are sure to finish these little pots wanting more!
4 x 40g / 3 x 35g
Sweet Preserve Christmas House – New for 2014 with it's the beautifully illustrated packaging, The Sweet Preserve House is sure to be a bestseller. Find your festive spirit with this adorable snow dusted house featuring Father Christmas and pretty sprigs of holly. The three windows of this seasonal house contain a trio of the finest quality preserves all made according to The Bay Tree's home developed recipes. Enjoy a tiny, tasty jar of Seville Orange Marmalade, Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam. Each of these classic preserves showcases a refined balance between fruit and sweetness
3 x 113g
Perfect For Christmas –This stylish, red and gold circulargift box contains fivetiny taster jars of The Bay Tree's finest festive essentials. It's a sensational all-in-one gift pack that brings together the traditional Christmas classics and adds a few modern twists to deliver a distinctly contemporary flavour – perfect for discerning foodies everywhere. Tuck into Cranberry Sauce, Onion Marmalade, Morello Cherry & Vintage Port Jam, Whisky Marmalade, and Cider & Horseradish Mustard.
2 x 35g / 3 x 40g
Sweet & Savoury Christmas Pack –The perfect complementary pair - this pack is ideal to share and enjoy on the big day. The Bay Tree's updated Christmas packaging features stylish gold leaves and stars making these jars really add a twinkle to the festive table. Renowned for producing superior quality preserves – the Bay Tree's Christmas Marmalade and Christmas Pickle are no exception. Both products showcase rich and distinctive flavours that really make this set standout. The Pickle is a fruity mix of cranberries, apples and currants and is a real hit with turkey either hot or cold. In addition, the luxuriously spiced Marmalade is a made with wild Moroccan oranges, bringing some zesty oomph to your toast at breakfast.
1 x 310g / 1 x 340g
Savoury Christmas Pack – This dynamic duo of Boxing Day Chutney and Christmas Pickle is perfect for the traditional cold meat platter and makes an ideal stocking filler for Dad's everywhere. There is a real depth of flavour to these products that will have guests celebrating all over again. Elevate your taste buds with The Bay Tree's Christmas Pickle - a fruity mix of cranberries, apples and currants that bring a new dimension to turkey and all the trimmings. The Boxing Day Chutney is a sensational mix of sweetness and spice – combining luscious apricots with fragrant coriander seeds.
2 x 310g
Christmas Mini Jar Selection
This trio of festive favourites has all bases covered. The three mini jars may be small in size but each is bursting with flavour. The Christmas Pickle is a delightful mix of cranberry, apple and currants – far better with hot turkey than simply cranberry sauce. To add a dash of sweetness and spice to the cold meat platter is the Boxing Day Chutney - an aromatic blend of apricots and coriander seeds. You'll wonder how you ever survived Boxing Day without it! To keep the over-indulgence running right through till breakfast The Bay Tree's Christmas Marmalade is a decadent recipe made using wild Moroccan oranges and a luxurious mix of spices.
3 x 100g
Boxing Day Chutney Mini Jar – This beautifully balanced recipe is quite simply the best chutney for cold meats, cheese and sandwiches. It's an exotic blend that combines the sweetness of luscious apricots and zesty oranges with the aromatic spice of coriander seeds. The end result provides a delicious, invigorating accompaniment that is refreshing and light - perfect for the seasonal spread. With new festive, gold foiled packaging the mini jar packs a shelf standout punch above its weight. Get the twinkle factor with these exceptional and inexpensive stocking fillers.
Christmas Pickle Mini Jar - A favourite with white meats, this combination of flavours is such a winner with traditional seasonal fare. The Christmas pickle is a fruity mix of cranberries, apples and currants. It works equally well with hot or cold turkey and tastes so good that you will never want to see a mediocre cranberry sauce again. This triumphant recipe is jam packed into a small taster-sized, festively-decorated jar and is sure to be hit in Christmas stockings the country over this December.
Christmas Marmalade Mini Jar – Make an extra special toast during this Christmas's breakfast with The Bay Tree's sensational Christmas Marmalade. Available in an attractively packaged 100g festive taster jar – this light zesty marmalade has the additional benefit of a wee dram of whisky and spices for a luxurious finish. Chase away the winter blues with this gloriously stimulating marmalade.
Mulled Wine Spice in a Tin – These magical little sachets of spice are made to a secret family recipe that was conceived by founder, Emma's father whilst he was studying at Clare College, Cambridge. Each of the five bundles is made up of an aromatic mix of spices and zesty citrus peel - all tied up in a neat little package that is ready to use. Follow The Bay Tree family tradition and use a mix of cider and wine to create the perfect seasonal mulled wine – it's the taste of Christmas in a glass! The festive cerise tin features pretty silver leaves so makes this a wonderful gift for anyone who likes experimenting with potent potions.
5 x 10g
Snowman Biscuit Tin – Who could fail to be charmed by this delightfully decorated tin? Festively illustrated with a unique Christmas scene featuring a snowman and a wheelbarrow full of goodies - this is an ideal addition to the holiday store cupboard where they are sure to appeal to visitors young and old. The delicious cookies inside contain the winning combination of scrumptious white chocolate and fresh, vibrant raspberry piece. Smooth, sweet and fruity – children will love to find a tin of these biscuits in their stocking on Christmas morning too.
Father Christmas Biscuit Tin – Will you be the cookie monster this Christmas? The Bay Tree makes it very hard to resist with their tempting double chocolate chip cookies that are charmingly presented in a cute festive tin. Uniquely decorated with a waving Santa and his sack of goodies – these tins make a thoughtful and inexpensive gift for anyone with a sweet tooth. The top quality cookies are deliciously chocolatey and melt in the mouth moreish.
Curry Nights Pack – Looking for a foodie gift with plenty of masculine appeal then look no further than this spectacular Curry Nights Pack. Featuring a selection of curry spice blends it takes no time to whip up an authentic Indian dish that can be accompanied by The Bay Tree's finest Mango and Ginger Chutney as well as Lime Pickle with Ginger and Garlic… go on - spice up your life.
1 x 17g, 1 x 16g, 1 x 24g, 1 x 23g, 1 x 106g, 1 x 105g
NEW! The Bay Tree Preserving Book – The ultimate guide to preserving, that makes the perfect gift for foodies and foragers everywhere. The Bay Tree founder Emma Macdonald shares her extensive collection of recipes for curing, drying, pickling, bottling, canning, crystallising and jellying.
The Bay Tree Home Deli Recipes – Discover the secrets of delicious cooking with great deli ingredients. Learn how to make your own home-produced delicacies as well as how to turn deli-bought produce into memorable dishes.