9 Great Gift Ideas For Foodies
One of the best things about the holiday season is that you get to pick out the perfect presents for your favourite people! And if you have foodies on your list, we’ve rounded up the best stocking stuffers and presents to gift them with this year. From a hand-crafted pizza peel to the most coveted stand mixer, this is the ultimate gift guide for the foodies in your life!
The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
There’s nothing better than comfort food around the holidays, and the Smitten Kitchen cookbook is filled to the brim with feel-good home cooked recipes. Written by food-blogging phenomenon Deb Perelman, the cookbook has over 100 recipes made with simple ingredients that yield delicious results. Buy it here.
This hand-crafted pizza peel is made from cherry, curly maple and black walnut wood. The Toronto studio works with locally harvested woods sourced from urban logging to create unique pieces ideal for all food lovers. This peel is the perfect tool for transferring pizza in and out of the oven, plus you can cut and serve on it too. You can also use it as a charcuterie board or any type of serving platter your heart desires. Buy it here.
If you have a special someone to splurge on, the Cuisinart mixer is sure to make all their holiday wishes come true. Equipped with a 500 Watt motor and constructed with die-cast metal, this mixer is so much more than just any kitchen appliance. It comes with a chef’s whisk, flat mixing paddle, instruction/recipe book and more. Plus, with its modern design, it will be the most amazing addition to any kitchen counter. Buy it here.
The best accompaniment to food is often a delicious glass of vino. The J. Lohr Chardonnay is from the coastal region of Monterey, and is infused with banana, mango, grilled pineapple, and smoke flavours. It’s a full-bodied rich wine that pairs best with grilled salmon steaks, butter chicken, or smoky prawns. It’s perfect for a wine-loving foodie. Buy it here.
Another great option for a wine-lover would be this 50th-anniversary edition of Campofiorin, one of Italy’s iconic red wines. Campofiorin was first produced in 1964 as a unique appassimento wine with rich aromas and perfumes, and soft and elegant tannins. This wine has won over more than 300 million people in more than 100 countries of the world, and, chances are, will win the heart of your giftee too. Buy it here.
A cast iron casserole dish is the creme de la creme when it comes to cooking for family and guests. This gorgeous pot is ideal for slow cooking, has an oversized stainless steel handle, and was made for easy oven-to-table convenience. Equipped with even heat distribution, the cast iron pot is oven-safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. You’re about to take the spot at best gift giver ever. Buy it here.
Marble Cheese Knives
A set of cheese knives is an awesome gift for a foodie, and marble cheese knives are even better. They’re perfect for a foodie who also loves to host, especially with an assortment of cheeses. With four high-grade knives in white and grey tones, they’ll make a stunning addition to any kitchen serving set. Buy them here.
The Ultimate 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Cooker
If your favourite foodie still doesn’t have one, it’s time to change that. This product is the number one selling cooker and there are many reasons for that. It combines 7 kitchen appliances in 1, Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sautí, Yogurt Marker and Warmer. And the most amazing part – it prepares dishes up to 70% faster. Buy it here.
For those beer lovers out there – Miller High Life was just launched in Canada! Known as The Champagne of Beers for its light, golden colour, and refreshing carbonation. It’s the perfect palate cleanser, making it an excellent accompaniment to all your holiday meals. It’s tasty and affordable, too. Buy it here.
Did we miss any great gift ideas for foodies? Let us know in the comments.
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Kate is a Toronto-based freelance writer and founder of lifestyle blog, www.layeredindulgence.com. When her head isn’t buried in her laptop, you can find her taking a hot yoga class, curled up with a good book, or sipping a chai latte at one of Toronto’s various cafés. Follow her adventures @katebialowas.