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The perfect Christmas hamper

The Spectator team pick the choicest ingredients from this year’s crop of festive baskets


Rich olives salted à la Grecque with herbs Provence Waitrose family hamper: Not Provencal or Greek but Moroccan, these black Beldi olives, sprinkled with dried herbs, are plump, soft and not too salty. — Clare Asquith

Mini crocq salami bites Harrods Montpelier hamper: Little parcels of meaty joy to go with cheese and wine.

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