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Pasta Gift Baskets - Gourmet Gifts For Italian Food Lovers

Updated on April 25, 2012

Buying Pasta Gift Baskets

Pasta gift baskets are a great gift for Italian food lovers and here's a great selection to choose from. Chances are, if they enjoy Italian food, they definitely love pasta. Did you know that there are around 3500 different shapes of pasta? That's a lot of choice for pasta gift baskets!

For someone who loves Italian food, pasta gift baskets are an easy choice of gift because you can be sure that the recipient will like them. Plus, they don't need to just contain pasta, you can add all sorts of Italian food items to make pasta gift baskets a real Italian feast of a gift.

Buying ready made pasta gift baskets opposed to making your own? It's so convenient to buy a ready made gift, and there are plenty of excellent choices to choose from. If the person you are buying for loves Italian food in general, then this is an effortless gift to purchase. It's probable that if the pasta gift baskets contain other Italian food items, that the recipient will enjoy those too. If however the person you are buying for has a particular love of pasta, but not so much of other Italian foods, then a personalised pasta gift basket is an option.

Excellent Ready Made Pasta Gift Baskets

The great thing about any gift basket is that it's an aesthetically pleasing gift. With an individual wrapped gift, once it's out of the wrapping, you know what it is. But with gift baskets, it takes a while to go through everything that they contain, so the recipient is getting lots of little surprises all at once.

Deluxe Pasta and Sauce Gift Basket: This is a great gift for people who love pasta in exciting sauces. This gift basket contains 9 different kinds of pasta and 4 different sauces.

  • The sauces are: Vodka, Artichoke, Potobello and Marinara
  • The different types of pasta are: Classic Fettuccini, Spinach Basil Garlic Fettuccini, Tomato Basil Garlic Fettuccini, Lemon Pepper Fettuccini, Capelli d'Angelo (Angel Hair), Vino Rosso Linguini, Saffron Linguini, Artichoke Linguini and Italian Spice Linguini

Taste Of Tuscany Gift Basket: Contains 3 different kinds of pasta and 2 traditional Tuscan sauces. One of the lower price ranges, but it's presented excellently.

  • Type of pasta are: Capelli d'Angelo (Angel Hair), Parsley Garlic Fettuccini and Wild Mushroom Linguini
  • Type of Sauces: Classic Artichoke and Marinara

Classic Pasta Gift Basket: One for real Italian food lovers, this contains much more than just pasta.

Pasta types: Classic Fettuccini, Spinach Basil Garlic Fettuccini, Wild Mushroom Linguini and Capelli d'Angelo (Angel Hair)

Sauces: Classic Artichoke and Marinara

Other items: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Veggie Pepper Seasoning and Wooden Pasta Fork

That's Amore! Romantic Dinner For Two - Italian Food Gift Basket: The perfect gift for a couple who love Italian food. The basket can be re-used as a picnic basket, which doubles up as 2 gifts in one.

The gift basket contains: Vineyard Pasta, Sweet Basil Pesto Sauce, Mediterranean Balsalmic Vinegar, Wine Cheese Spread, Cucina Olive Oil Chips, Vineyard Sugar Cookies, Los Olivos Wine Biscuits and Pimento Stuffed Olives.

Pasta Gift Baskets Content Ideas

What about buying pasta gift baskets that are personalised? Buying ready made is an easy option, but what if you want to put a little more thought into the gift. You can easily make your own pasta gift baskets and tailor them to the individual. For instance, if you know that someone has a particular type of pasta/s they love, then choose only those to put into the basket. Same with sauces and other items, pick the person's favourites.

You may know someone who loves to make their own pasta, so you could make a basket up with pasta making tools and ingredients. There are so many options for a truly personalised gift.

Ideas for items to include in personalised pasta baskets:

  • Pasta, Sauces, Jars of Antipasti, Olive Oils, Olives, Italian Cheeses, Balsamic Vinegar, Italian Wine
  • Book About Pasta
  • Fasta Pasta Cooker
  • Pasta Drying Rack
  • Pasta Machine
  • Ravioli Stamp
  • Pasta Cutter
  • Pasta Bowls

Whether buying ready made pasta gift baskets or making your own, there's a variety of different ones to choose from, that any pasta lover will appreciate as a gift.


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