Despite what my family say, you’re never too old for an advent calendar. And it seems that many companies agree with me on this, whether it be M&S and their cosmetic advent calendar or the many flavoured gin advent calendars. It now seems to be fact that we grown-ups should also enjoy daily gifts in the run up to Christmas! As such, here is my list of the top ten foodie advent calendars to keep your eyes peeled for, or put on your own wish-list.

1. Hot Sauce Advent Calendar
It might be cold outside, but with this advent calendar you’ll definitely be feeling the heat! Perfect for any hot head, the calendar includes an assortment of 24 chilli sauce sachets that range from Jalapeno Hot to Naga Jolokia Hot.

2. The Chuckling Cheese Advent Calendar
This is one for all the lacto-lovers! A *grate* advent calendar that helps you countdown the days to Christmas by concocting a delightful mix of cheese, crackers, and chutney. With eight different flavours of cheese and a couple of festive favourites thrown in for merry measure, it’s what you need for a Happy Cheesemas!

3. Snaffling Pig Pork Crackling Advent Calendar
Between gammon and pigs in blankets, pork is a staple at the Christmas table. Yet it’s not a food group that springs to mind when you think advent calendar, that is until now . . . Snaffling have twisted the tail of a traditional advent calendar so you can pig out. Their pork crackling advent calendar features eight different flavours, so you can revel in savoury delight!

4. Pact Coffee Advent Calendar
Christmas is all go go go, so what could be better than a coffee advent calendar to keep you fuelled for all the festivities? Pact have hit gold with this much needed and delicious coffee sampling calendar with a delicious range of flavours varying from fruity Kenyan to chocolatey Brazilian.

5. Teapigs Advent Calendar
If you’re loved one is all about a good brew, then Teapigs have the answer. Discover a new blend each day in the run up to Christmas with this aromatic advent calendar

6. Bonne Maman Preserve Advent Calendar
Toast and jam lovers, rejoice! This advent calendar is chock full of both savoury and sweet flavourful preserves in beautiful jars. Ideal for breakfast, snacks or as a little dollop on a cheese board, this is a delish offering from Bonne Maman.

7. Mini Mince Pie Advent Calendar
If advent calendars weren’t festive enough this mini mince pie advent calendar certainly does the job. With filling from Thursday Cottage set in the idyllic Trewlands Farm in Essex to Marasu’s bakery in North London, this merry concoction of mince pies is the perfect Christmas offering.

8. Just Spices Advent Calendar
Spice up the season with Just Spice! Their advent calendar offers a range of 24 spices and a cookbook so that you can cook up a storm this Christmas. This one of kind calendar will see your family and friends content and full.

9. Walkers Shortbread Advent Calendar
Buttery soft and perfectly crumbly, Walkers shortbread are a staple at Christmas get togethers. So why not indulge in the run up with Walkers very own advent calendar? From traditional, to salted caramel to chocolate chip, this indulgent little number from Walkers is sure fire way to make someone’s day every step of the way till Christmas.

10. Lily’s Kitchen Advent Calendar for Dogs
Us beans are all dog lovers, and with that being said it’s only right to include an advent calendar for our four-legged friends. With a selection of three baked treats, your pup is sure to enjoy all the chaos this Christmas.

And there you have it, my top ten advent calendars for 2022! We hope you enjoy all the tasty delights this festive season.