You could be the sovereign monarch of organisation and do all your Christmas shopping in June, and there would still probably be one person who turns up with a gift you weren’t expecting and sends you into a mad festive frenzy.
But instead of panicking and wrapping up the nearest kitchen utensil to give whatshisname, try one of these people-pleasing, low-effort, last minute gift ideas instead. The aim here isn’t necessarily giving them something they’ve always wanted – it’s just disguising the fact that you clearly forgot about them. Good luck!
1. Carluccio’s L’Ora di Cioccolato
So much classier than buying them a selection box, this glam set from Carluccio’s involves truffles, posh hot chocolate and cocoa papardelle. Yes, that’s chocolate pasta – which is a talking point if nothing else.
£25 from Carluccio’s (restaurants nationwide)