Eight must try gift boxes for foodies this Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr
From flavoured cupcakes to Middle Eastern specialities and Iftar favourites. Here are eight tried and tested gift boxes to indulge in this Ramadan.
Mama Rita offers three great deals for Iftar, featuring dates, soups, salads, starters, and main courses of your choice. The Ramadan Combo for One (AED 62) is available for those having a quiet night in, while The Ramadan Combo for Two (AED 121) is served with dates, two fresh salads or soups, a selection of hot and cold starters and two main courses. Finally, The Ramadan Family Combo (AED 233) includes a wider variety of options from dates, four salads or soups, a large selection of hot and cold starters and up to four main courses.
GO: Visit www.mamarita.com for orders and more information.
Mélange is constantly filling our Instagram feed with colourful pictures of extravagant cakes, gooey cookies and delightful tarts. For Ramadan, indulge in their limited-time Labneh and Kunafa Cheesecake that features a baklava base, labneh cheesecake, kunafa topping and rose syrup. Alternatively, the gift boxes of cookies and cheat worthy desserts are quite literally the stuff of dreams! All desserts are handmade and delivered fresh daily across Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.
GO: Visit www.melangeme.com or follow @melangedubai on Instagram for orders and more information.
This Ramadan, Sugargram is sending mouth-watering cookies, mega cakes and bite-sized cupcakes your way. Made with seasonal Ramadan flavours like saffron, date, coffee, Vimto and Karak chai, Sugargram cupcakes are a worthwhile addition to any Iftar and Suhoor table. Each cupcake has been given a playful name based upon the icons in the fashion world, including Anna Vimtour, Charlize Saffron, Date Moss and Black Chaina, and come with a choice of two pretty Ramadan sleeves.
GO: Visit Deliveroo or follow @sugargram_me on Instagram for orders and more information.
L’ETO has quickly become one of the region’s most-visited cafes but did you know they also offer a delivery service? Reminiscent of the flavours of traditional home-cooked meals, L’ETO has curated a culinary journey of Middle Eastern cuisine this Ramadan. Featuring four Iftar take away boxes and a sweet Iftar milk cake box, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to breaking your fast.
GO: Visit Deliveroo or WhatsApp (0)56 415 5970 for orders and more information.
Satisfy your sweet tooth this Ramadan with a hamper from Parisian café Angelina. Bring the sophistication and elegance of fine food to your friends and family with customisable Ramadan hampers available in two sizes. Select from Italian delicacies that include Angelina’s signature hot chocolate, toffee with salted butter and chocolate-coated cookies.
GO: Visit Joigifts for orders and more information.
Lotsa! Lazy Cake:
Lotsa! Lazy Cake has introduced four limited-edition Ramadan inspired flavours to their already existing roster of sweet treats. Nutella HazelNut Crunch, Halawa Fudge, Oreos Cookies and Cream, and Date and Almond Duo are presented in a specially designed Ramadan sleeve, decorated with traditional Arabic patterns in gold. If you haven’t yet tried the delicious chocolate biscuit cake, you’re missing out!
GO: Visit Deliveroo for orders and more information.
Contagious is the new kid on the block when it comes to sweet treats. Snacks should be ordered directly through the Contagious Instagram page before collection from their Al Quoz location (24-hours notice required). The delightful sweet offering includes cookies, brownies and milkshakes, alongside Nutella paratha and stuffed croissants. Prices range from a very reasonable AED 5 to AED 60.
GO: Follow @contagious.ae or Instagram or WhatsApp (0)58 258 6777 for orders and more information.
Abela & Co:
Abela & Co now delivers across the UAE, with premium dates and Arabic treats available throughout the Holy Month. Ideal for the season of gifting, Abela’s gift boxes for Ramadan feature sweet and savoury treats such as blackberries, Jallab, Qamardinne, Sahlab, Majdool dates, dried fruits, walnuts, almonds, Kaak sticks and date cookies.
GO: Visit abelaonline.com for orders and more information.