Having trouble finding the perfect gift for that someone who has been everywhere in the world? They don't have many other hobbies other than planning when their next vacation is. World travelers often spend a lot of their time trying new foods and have adventurous palates, so the gift of international foods and snacks would be perfect. We've compiled the perfect list of budget-friendly food gifts for the world traveler:
Leni Snack Potato Chips
This Indonesian snack is ideal for those who enjoy spice but struggle to handle it. These are not your ordinary spicy chips—they have a wonderful sweetness that helps to balance out the spice levels. But don’t fret, they still pack a lot of heat to help beat the cold weather! You can eat it by itself or sprinkle on top of ramen or rice.
The Golden Duck Salted Egg Yolk Fish Skin Chips
One of Singapore's most well-known treats is a crunchy fish skin chip covered in flavorful salted egg yolk. Savory and addictive, it will be hard to put down the bag after just one chip! This can be eaten as a snack or used as a topping for your meals. The Golden Duck also offers an entire line of other unique flavors, like tempura chips and even the famous Singaporean Chili Crab flavor
Singabera Cinnamon Ginger
Who doesn’t love a drink tea during this cold season? This premium ginger tea is perfect to enjoy either cold or hot, made from hand-harvested Javanese ginger blended with aromatic Indonesian spices and all-natural golden coconut sugar. If you think Cinnamon flavor is too much, they also have different flavors such as Lemongrass, Lemon Ginger, Roselle, and Original.
Add this chili relish to spice-up your food, it adds a unique spicy, sweet, and tangy flavor to your dish. You can also use this chili relish to marinate any kind of meat or protein. Runel also offers a line of other flavors like Chili Relish with Fried Chicken (Sambal Geprek), Padang Green chili (Sambal Hijau), Chili Relish with Lemongrass and Shallot (Sambal Matah), Red Chili Relish with Shallots (Sambal Bawang), Red Chili Sauce with Shrimp (Sambal Terasi).
This spice paste is a great gift idea for someone who loves cooking, as you can easily make a flavorful and aromatic curry in under 40 minutes. This chicken curry paste has a unique balance of herbs and spices with fenugreek and mild chili. What’s unique about the Asian Home Gourmet spice paste line is that they are conveniently packaged in a sachet, ready to cook a meal for four. You can even travel with this spice packet and have a super meal during your holiday without compromising on flavor. Asian Home Gourmet also offers other ranges of spices inspired by Indian, Korean, Indonesian, Singapore, Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Thai cuisines.
This beloved Indonesian biscuit is similar to a rich tea biscuit. These beautifully embossed biscuits are typically vanilla flavored, but this chocolate version adds some extra holiday richness. They are typically enjoyed paired with milk, coffee, or tea.
Gery Cheese Crackers
These Indonesian crackers are made with a creamy cheese filling on top of the crackers and a pinch of sugar on top making them surprisingly sweet and savory—in the best way. One of the most popular snacks in Indonesia, these crackers make the ideal snack or breakfast food on the go because they are individually packaged. Perfect for sharing!