InOnIt Guides: Diwali Gifting in Mumbai
Festivities are at its peak this time of the year. Families come together, friends rejoice and everyone’s in celebratory mode. Diwali, a festival that brightens up every corner of the city is incomplete without the joyous exchange of gifts. Mithais in fancy boxes, chocolates in unique shapes, and extravagant hampers are given and received as a form of love. We list down some services that offer Diwali gifting in Mumbai.
Le Pain Quotidien, BKC and Colaba
Belgian bakery and restaurant Le Pain Quotidien (whose desserts we can never get enough of) has 3 types of hampers that you can choose from this Diwali. Their festive massive hamper that costs Rs. 1,500 + taxes includes a teacake, LPQ preserve, diya, cappuccino biscotti, brownie, frangipane tart, cookies and pasta. Their 12-piece chocolate box costs Rs. 300 + taxes and they also have a smaller hamper for Rs. 600 + taxes.
For all dessert lovers who don’t mind an overload of it this Diwali, order hampers from Crumbilicious that include bitesized assorted cupcakes, dessert jars, teacakes, diyas and more. They come in neat packaging and is the ultimate hamper you can gift on Diwali.
Contact: Call on 9930406448 to place orders.
Janki Mankani’s Homemade Indian Diwali Mithais
If you truly prefer wholesome homemade mithais made out of pure love, sprinkled with lots of deliciousness and served with happiness, choose from Janki Mankani’s set of homemade mithais loaded with nuts and nutritions. The list includes Atta or Besan Laddoos that also come in pretty golden cups, kaju mithai, nankhatais (Indian cookies) and more. Apart from also making assorted chocolates, her famed Schezwan sauce can be added to your Diwali hamper to add a bit of spice amidst all the sweetness.
Contact: Call her on 9987537788 two days prior to place orders.
Bell Pepper, Powai
A gourmet kitchen in Powai dedicated solely to catering for events, parties and homes, Bell Pepper has come up with a whole range of Diwali hampers that divert from your regular mithais. Brownies, chocolates, biscottis and cookies form a part of their special offer. Get their Cookie Boxes of Oatmeal and Raisins, Cookie Basket of Double Chocolate, Brownie hampers or Hazelnut Dreges in a Jar that are amongst our favourites.
Contact: Call Bell Pepper on 077 38 184658 or send them an email on firstname.lastname@example.org to place orders.
Knead with Love
Knead with Love is a venture by homebaker Richa Lulla, who keeps innovating with her desserts every season. This time around for Diwali, check out her pretty boxes of assorted chocolates that are topped with kundan studded diyas to lighten up your Diwali. Try her Sev Barfi in a Jar or the Kesar Pista Panna Cotta. They take bulk orders and also customize gifts to fit your budget.
Contact: Send an email to Richa at email@example.com or call her on 9833480814/8080236611.
For Tea Lovers
If you’re looking to gift someone who is a complete chai addict, then Tea Trunk’s festive combo is perfect for them. The gift hamper includes a tea tin in any flavour you prefer (ginger, lemon, rose, vanilla, moon white tea), along with a pretty teacup candle. It’s simply wrapped in sheer net with a ribbon and gift tag. The hampers start from Rs. 850 onwards.
Chai Diaries, a North American tea company started by Indian entrepreneur Ami Bhansali, is offering Diwali gift sets of premium tea this year. Get Eco Cans that cost Rs. 500, and choose from delish flavours of tea such as Cinnamon Orange Spice, Chocolate Kisses, Malty Assam, Coconut Chai and White Champagne Raspberry to name just a few. For Diwali, they are offering tri-combo packs for Rs. 1,500.