October 19, 2020 • Food5 min read

The best festive DIY meal kits for home delivery

Get creative this Christmas with our popular DIY meal kits. Whether you want to craft the perfect cocktail or build your own gingerbread house, we've got the perfect recipe kits for you and your WFH teams!

We've helped a lot of companies celebrate the festive season in our time, with platters and pop-ups galore. Providing the best food for a fabulous end-of-year party was something we did really well - and it still is! While parties have moved from restaurants, bars, and packed venues to the screens on our computers, food is still an integral part of the virtual party experience. That's why we've sourced some of the most saught-after festive DIY meal kits around!

From gingerbread houses to cocktail masterclasses, pizza parties to cupcake decorating - DIY kits are fast becoming the team bonding activity of 2020. We may not be able to sit around a table for 20 in a top-notch restaurant this Christmas, but we can still make their best dishes at home. So, get your apron on, dial into Zoom, and let's get cooking!

Read on to discover our favourite festive DIY kits, all available for home delivery within London and even nationwide.

Country City Catering - Mulled Wine, Gingerbread House, and Cocktail Kits

Platter of Christmas themed foods

As well as luxury Christmas hampers, Country City Catering is offering a range of festive DIY kits to keep you and your teams entertained this December. You can build your own gingerbread house, complete with 'stained glass' sugar windows, or mull some wine with specially selected spices and fresh orange.

Country City Catering also has brunch kits, which would be perfect for for the morning after your virtual party!

Delivering across the UK.

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Jimmy Garcia Catering - S'mores, Cheese Fondue, and Cocktail Kits

Cheese fondue

The team at Jimmy Garcia Catering know how to throw a good party - and that extends to virtual events too! Embrace the winter season and your creativity with comforting DIY meal kits like:

- Fireside s'mores

- Apres ski cheese fondue

- Hot cocktails including mulled wine

- Cure your own Christmas salmon

Want to add a little extra pizzaz to your virtual end-of-year work do? Jimmy Garcia Catering also offers entertainment add-ons like pub quizzes and cocktail masterclasses too.

Nationwide delivery available.

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Kute Cake - Decorate-your-own Cupcakes

Kute cake christmas themed cupcakes

Is there anything more wholesome than Christmas cupcake decorating? Get your piping bags at the ready, because Kute Cake are making the festive season even more fun!

You and your remote teams will each receive a gift box with four ready-made cupcake sponges, pre-made frosting in a piping bag, sprinkles, Christmas-themed decorations, and candy canes. In the box, you'll also recieve a cookie cutter gift as a little extra - it is the season of giving after all.

With nationwide home delivery and vegan and no-gluten versions of the cupcake kits, the whole team can get involved!

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Meringue Girls - Festive Meringue Kits

Meringue Girls christmas tree meringues

Satisfy your sweet tooth with Christmas tree meringue kits from Meringue Girls. Baking these adorable creations together (virtually) makes the perfect team bonding experience.

You'll each receive ingredients to make two batches of meringues (about 100-150 in total) - more than enough to keep you going through the holidays!

Meringue Girls can post these baking kits nationwide.

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Libation Station - Cocktail Kits

Three cocktails on a bar top

Planning a virtual end-of-year party? Mix it up with cocktail making kits from the Libation Station!

Dial into Zoom with your colleagues and get shaking together. You'll be able to make some of these popular drinks:

- Moscow Mule

- English Garden

- Raspberry Gin Collins

- Americano

- Tequila Sunrise

- Gin & Tonic

Delivery within London (M25) only.

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Pizza Pilgrims - Pizza Kits

Someone making pizza in a frying pan

While pizza doesn't spring to mind when we think of the festive season, it's still super tasty and easy to make. Especially with Pizza Pilgrims' pizza-in-a-pan kits!

Choose between margherita and Nduja for a Neapolitan feast that's sure to warm you up during the winter months.

We're delivering these mouth-watering pizza kits to employees' homes around the UK.

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Patty&Bun - Burger Kits

  1. Burger on a plate with bottle of sauce behind
  3. Fancy something a little more casual for your work Christmas lunch this year? Why not have a go at making Patty&Bun's signature burgers at home? Choose between a meaty burger or a plant-based patty. Each kit comes with enough ingredients to make four burgers loaded with Patty&Bun's classic sauces.

  4. You can even add on a box of Patty Pils beers to add a little more festive cheer to your virtual event. Delivering nationwide!

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Dirty Bones - Burger, Loaded Fries, and Cocktail Kits

Burger on a plate

Get ready for a feast that will leave you just as full as a traditional Christmas lunch. Dirty Bones is known for their epic burgers and loaded fries - and now you can make them at home!

You and your teams can create either the Mac Daddy burger, complete with beef patties, macaroni and cheese, pulled beef short ribs, and espresso spiked BBQ sauce, or the Dirty Vegan Chilli Cheeseburger, with vegan patties, plant-based cheese, relish, and jalapenos.

Add on a lamb fries kit and ready-made cocktails to top it all off! We're delivering these kits across the UK.

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Interested in ordering any of our festive DIY kits for your remote teams? Please email foodguru@citypantry.com and a member of our team will be in touch to go through the options with you! You can also see our other seasonal hampers by clicking here.