Savory Souvenirs: Must-Have Culinary Gifts from Savannah

Savory Souvenirs: Must-Have Culinary Gifts from Savannah

When it comes to Savannah, Georgia, the city is not just a feast for the eyes with its charming cobblestone streets and historic architecture, but also a haven for food enthusiasts.

Beyond the well-known Southern hospitality, Savannah boasts a culinary scene that is as diverse as it is delicious. For those looking to take a piece of this savory experience home, Savannah Taste Experience Marketplace holds a treasure trove of culinary delights that make for perfect souvenirs or gifts.

In this post, we'll explore some must-have culinary gifts from the area, showcasing the locally sourced and artisanal products that grace the shelves of our gift shop.

1. Savannah Cheese Straw Company: Southern Cheese Straws with a Kick

No trip to Savannah is complete without indulging in the quintessential Southern snack – cheese straws. The Savannah Cheese Straw Company has mastered the art of crafting these savory treats that embody the perfect balance of crunch and flavor.

Made with a combination of sharp cheddar, flour, and a secret blend of spices, these cheese straws are a Southern tradition that locals and visitors can't resist.

Whether you're hosting a gathering or simply want to savor a bit of Southern goodness at home, these cheese straws are a must-have culinary souvenir from Savannah.

2. Whipped Honey from Savannah Bee Company: Lick the spoon good.

For a taste of the sweet side of Savannah, look no further than the Savannah Bee Company. Their whipped honey, a velvety and spreadable version of the golden nectar, is a true culinary gem.

This whipped wildflower honey captures the essence of the region's flora, creating a unique and memorable flavor.Packaged in charming jars, the whipped honey from Savannah Bee Company is a versatile addition to any kitchen.

Spread it on warm biscuits, drizzle it over a cheese board, or use it as a sweetener in your favorite recipes. With its distinct taste and smooth texture, this whipped honey makes for a sweet and thoughtful gift, too!

3. Pickled Okra: A Tangy Twist on Southern Tradition

For those with a penchant for pickles, pickled okra is a Southern classic that embodies the region's culinary traditions. Crisp, tangy, and uniquely Southern, pickled okra is a delightful addition to any pantry. The combination of fresh okra, vinegar, and spices creates a flavor profile that is both familiar and exciting.

In our marketplace, you'll find jars of pickled okra from both Tapley's (Savannah) and Pickled Pink Foods (Atlanta). Whether enjoyed straight from the jar or added to cocktails and salads, pickled okra is a versatile and tasty souvenir that captures the essence of Southern hospitality.

4. Lowcountry Seasoning: A Flavorful Blend of Southern Spices

No culinary journey through Savannah would be complete without exploring the rich and diverse flavors of the Lowcountry. Enter Lowcountry Seasoning, a blend of spices that reflects the region's culinary heritage. From seafood boils to grilled meats, this seasoning adds a burst of flavor that elevates any dish.

Available in charming packaging that pays homage to Savannah's coastal roots, Lowcountry Seasoning is a versatile and beloved culinary gift. Encourage your friends and family to bring a bit of Southern flair to their home cooking with this essential blend that embodies the savory spirit of Savannah.

5. Oyster Ornaments: Coastal Charm for the Christmas Tree

While not an edible treat, artisan oyster ornaments from TrueSouth are a whimsical and charming addition to Savannah's culinary gift offerings. Crafted from real oyster shells, these ornaments capture the coastal charm and nautical vibes of the Lowcountry. Hang them on your Christmas tree or use them to adorn your kitchen, bringing a touch of Savannah's seaside allure to your home.

These oyster ornaments make for a unique and delightful gift, allowing you to share a piece of Savannah's coastal magic with friends and family. Whether you're a seafood enthusiast or simply appreciate the artistry of coastal decor, these ornaments are a must-have souvenir that adds a touch of Savannah to your holiday celebrations.

Swing by Savannah Taste Experience Marketplace and browse our full selection of culinary gifts and local treasures! If you're not in town, we shipping anywhere in the U.S.!

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