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Out of the box foodies treat and giveaway

Foodies with an insatiable appetite for new discoveries will be delighted by Alex van de Velde’s new Little Box of Yum. 

Delivered to your door each month, Little Box of Yum contains anything from gourmet sauces and hand-made chocolates to imported speciality foods.  The only thing that’s guaranteed is that you won’t find any of the contents in your local supermarket.

Inside the box is a Discovery Booklet with background on the product producers and tips on how to use the contents.  Ed+bK has four Little Boxes of Yum, each valued at $40 (+$8 postage) to give away at the end of this post.

Alex says Little Box of Yum is like being a lazy gourmet - you get the products, the story and the recipes, without needing to lift a finger!

“What makes it special, besides the fun of opening up a surprise box full of delicious food, is that we include a Discovery Booklet with the box so you can learn about the food and the people who make it, so it becomes food with a story. We even feature recipes throughout the month made using the food in the boxes, so you are inspired to use the products.”

“On the flip side, we do our best to look after our suppliers, promote their products, and get their story out there.”

“We know you will be impressed when you see that what you get in the box would cost you a lot more retail than your box costs,” says Alex. “We work extremely hard to keep it affordable yet special, so you can enjoy gourmet food, without breaking the budget.”

A Little Box of Yum costs $40 plus delivery, however Ed+bK readers can take advantage of a special offer with $10 off their first delivery. Click here for this offer

You can also win a box (don’t worry, it will be different from your delivery).

How to enter  and important stuff –

  • Leave a comment below sharing your favourite gourmet treat.
  • Please leave your blog post comment under the same name that you enter the competition
  • You must leave a blog post comment to be eligible for the giveaway.
  • Share the giveaway on your social networks and with your friends.
  • The giveaway is available to Australian residents.
  • There are four boxes available.

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  1. Anne Freier12:44 pm

    My favourite gourmet treat is Nuts, nuts and then some more nuts. Their good fats and abundance of protein make them a tempting yet sensible choice. Nuts put me in nibble nirvana!

  2. My favourite gourmet treat currently is Pana Chocolate.
    A healthy alternative to a naughty chocolate snack! My fav flavour is orange!

  3. My favourite gourmet treat is cheese.I absolutely love all types of cheese from a rich and creamy brie or a gorgonzola washed down with a good glass of red wine.
    Can't beat cheese!

  4. My favourite gourmet treat is dark chocolate with whole hazelnuts.

  5. Brazil nuts and pine nuts are my favourite indulgence.

  6. something that combines flavours and ingredients in ways that I never knew possible!

  7. What a delicious idea Kerry, love it! My favourite gourmet treat? Whoa... ranges from Bilton right through to good quality dark chocolate with almonds!

  8. The Strawberry, Lime and Whisky Conserve really is hard to stop eating once you taste it.

  9. I love strawberries soaked in WEst Coast coolers or champagne.

  10. My favourite gourmet treat is chocolate with macadamia.

  11. My favourite gourmet treat would have to be some wickedly divine chocolate that just melts in your mouth with a hint of another flavour, perhaps hazelnuts, coconut, peanut butter or maybe chilli!

  12. Really good chocolate. Preferably made into the amazing Haighs butter truffles (I think they've renamed them now).

  13. My favourite gourmet treat? Chocolate with orange jelly pieces!

  14. My favourite gourmet treat? Chocolate with orange jelly pieces!

  15. My favourite gourmet treat is thin slices of Gouda cheese together with kalamata olives eaten with crispy, crunchy cracker biscuits. So divine it is so hard to stop!

  16. Samantha Yep3:53 pm

    My favourite Gourmet treat is dark chocolates cherries. Yum yum yum. My little girl, who isn't a sweet eater but loves dark chocolate, eyes light up is she spies mummy with them and trys to snuggle up to mummy on the lounge for some too hehe

  17. Bel Morris-Millman5:05 pm

    Ooh, looks relish, my favourite gourmet treat is dark chocolate or my husband's Devine chocolate brownies... Hmmmm there is a theme....

  18. mellie jane2:24 pm

    I dont usually eat any red meat but i love venison chorizo and feta pizza very tasty!

  19. Anonymous4:22 pm

    Morish nuts are my gourmet treat a tasty snack that's savoury sweet.

  20. My favourite gourmet treat is raw cashews. I also don't mind a nice chocolate now and then!

  21. My favourite gourmet treat is definitely cheese - any kind, but triple cream brie is my absolute fave!

  22. My favourite gourmet treat is Christine Mansfield Harissa ... its like super spicy tomato sauce ... you only need a tiny bit and it goes with everything :)

  23. Amber Boyce5:15 pm

    Chocolate Truffles

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  25. Cheese and biscuits with the best gourmet Quince paste I can find

  26. A fried mars bar.

  27. A fried mars bar!

  28. Zoe I7:58 am

    My favourite treat is Chocolate Raspberry cupcake with chocolate ganache icing - delicious

  29. i love Lint chocolate

  30. Tropical fruit is my favourite treat.

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  32. Caramel Coated Nuts! Moorish indeed... *drool*...

  33. pickled octopus!

  34. My favourite gourmet treat is dark chocolate coated coffee beans - so moreish!

  35. Macarons! I can NOT say no to those little bites of heaven! I've been wanting to try and make them but they seem quite complicated.

  36. Dark Chocolate stuffed strawberries dipped in white chocolate with chilli seeds- such a decadent treat that I love to prepare and serve fresh

  37. I love a good Sourdough bread, dipped into balsamic vinegar and olive oil!

  38. For me, nothing beats FRESH MANGOES!
    Preferably by the tray!

  39. marilyn3:04 pm

    I love anything with ginger. At the moment I have a bottle of ginger curd imported from Scotland, the taste is so smooth . In fresh baked tartlets , it would be a decadent afternoon tea treat

  40. Chilli chocolate & macadamia chocolate bars from the Margaret River Chocolate company (although I've fooled my 2 year old into thinking they're Mummy's Special Health Bars! )

  41. claire evans10:48 pm

    anything i dont have to share with the kids


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