It's finally THAT time of the year, and I'm sure you're just as excited as I am!
Christmas is a wonderful time, but it can be stressful *and expensive*. My best tip for not going insane when buying all gifts, is online shopping.
Oh bless it! Online shopping makes gift-making such a breeze. Just click away, order, and wait for the delivery. Plus, you don't need to plan a lot in advance, and it can save you from showing up with empty hands, even at the very last-minute.
Whether you’re shopping for a foodie, for the cook in your life, or you simply need some ideas on what you'd like to receive this Christmas, I hope you’ll find this little foodie gift guide helpful!
For The Cook In Your Life
- Anova Precision Cooker (£104) - Sous-vide is not just for fancy restaurant anymore. The Anova Precision Cooker is the best home water bath controller on the market. With an easy-to-use interface, Bluetooth support, a practical and modern look, and an affordable price, this is definitely one of the best gifts you can make to a cook enthusiast.
- KitchenAid Food Processor ( £149 now on offer £119) - A must to have in all kitchens, this super powerful food processor is the best helper you could ask for, is totally easy to use and will last for ages.
- BergHOFF Cast Iron Casserole (£69) - With a cast iron body and a stoneware cover, this durable chic-looking piece of cookware is built to last years.
- FlavorMaster™ - Pressure Cooker (£79) This is a great 10-in-1, multifunction, compact countertop cooker that roasts, sears, bakes, slow-cooks, steams, stews, sauté's, warms and so much more. A fantastic helper in the kitchen, especially on busy days.
- Nicer Dicer Fusion - Chopper & Slicer (£59) - This great handy dicer makes salad making a breeze. It's able to slice and dice veggies and fruit within seconds.
- Lakeland Power Blender (£69) - An easy-to-use interface with various blending options, this powerful blender is great value and
- ProCook Professional Knife Set (£179) - A selection of 6 superbly balanced, versatile and controllable knives. The set includes any blade you may need in the kitchen, from the super versatile chef knife to the useful carving knife and fork. It comes together with a contemporary and stylish block exclusively designed to perfectly complement the knives.
For The Entertainer
- Royal Douton Decanter & Wine Glass Set (£90) - A classy elegant-looking set that is made to impress the wine lover in your gift list.
- Royal Douton Tapas Dish Set (£40) - A simple colorful set of hand-crafted tapas plate, perfect to serve party food.
- Kilner Cocktail Shaker Set ( £21) - Show off your mixology skills to friends and family with this cool-looking shaker. The perfect gift for all cocktail lovers.
- Kilner Barrel Dispenser ( £13) - A great way to storage your favorite liquor and cocktails on your next party.
- CellarDine Cocktail Set (£29) - An elegant 5-piece cocktail set with everything you need to jazz up your cocktails, and comes with a beautiful wood stand.
For the Foodie Hipster
- Kilner Coffee Grinder (£23) - A great coffee start with the right beans and ends with good storage. Have fun grinding your own coffee, and store it perfectly in the airtight glass container to maximize its freshness.
- Guitar Chopping Board ( £24) - What's better than a personalized cheese/serving board? A guitar-shaped personalized cheese board!
- LSA Cocktail Set & Oak Paddle (£59) - This specially-crafted oak tray is designed to fit a chic set of Martini glasses. As an extra bonus, you can personalize the board with a message.
- LSA Glass Bonbon Jar (£39) - A beautiful vintage-style personalized jar, perfect to display your homemade little treats, from chocolate truffles to your fav cookies.
- Typhoon Nubu Bread Bin (£37) - Designed with a great capacity to hold various sizes of bread, cakes and bakes, the reversible lid can also be used as a cutting board!
- Typoon Nubu Kitchen Storage ( Small £10- Large £13 ) - Made from bamboo fibre which is a highly renewable eco friendly material, this stackable storage is perfect for storing kitchen essentials in a stylish way.
- Personalised Glass Teapot (£39) - Featuring a stainless steel infuser to make the best tea, this glass teapot has a contemporary design and it's personalizable with your family name or a message of your choice
Top Picks Under £30
- Homemade Salmon Curing Kit (from £21) - One kit contains all you need to make your own smoky, beetroot and gin cured salmon at home. Just add the fresh salmon!
- OXO Kitchen tools (from £7) - A great set of kitchen tools is an evergreen handy gift. This whole range of kitchen tools are designed to make your life easy around the kitchen.
- OXO Salt & Pepper Mill (£30) - You can switch from salt to pepper at the touch of a button with this lovely designed salt&pepper mill.
- Mason Cash Utensil Pot & Tablet holder (£18) - An unique 2 in 1 utensil pot that not only conveniently stores your kitchen tools but also holds your tablet.
- Jamie Oliver Rolling Pin ( £19) - Made from solid, durable acacia wood, this rolling pin is the perfect size to roll out pastry and pizza dough.
- Jamie Oliver Cake Server (£9) - With a serrated edge and a lovely acacia wood handles, this cake server makes cutting and serving dessert a breeze.
- Mason Cash Mixing Bowl (£24) - You can't have enough mixing bowls in your kitchen, this one is not only useful but also really really pretty.
- HomeSense Cake Stand (from £9 in store only) - A beautiful cake stand to showcase your latest baking result!
- Kitchen Conversion Chopping Board (£12) - This wooden chopping board has an innovative design on it that allows you to conveniently check and convert liquid, dry and temperature measurements.
- Cole & Mason Herb Keeper (£14) - This self-watering herb keeper will keep your herb fresh longer. The hydro-pad keeps a plant hydrated for up to 3 months so you don’t have to worry about watering it every day.
- OXO Grater & Slicer Set (£30 now £20) - This handy set equips you with everything you need for a variety of grating and slicing tasks. When you're done, just store them away in its convenient storage box.
- OXO Hand Spiralizer (£15) - With an easy-to-use, comfortable design this handheld spiralizer makes it fun than ever to enjoy deliciously healthy veggies, and its tiny shape makes it perfect to store in small kitchens.
These are my personal favorite foodie gifts which I have exhaustively tested before recommending them to you. A few of these above products were sent for me to try, I was not expected to write a positive review, and any opinions expressed are as usual my own.
I really need to add a dicer to my kitchen collection, I hear they speed up food up prep times a ton! Great gift ideas!
Definitely recommended! A proper dicer makes meal prep a total breeze!
There's some amazing ideas here Andrea, thanks so much for sharing!
Glad you like those Jane 🙂
shashi at runninsrilankan says
I am ALL for avoiding the crazy malls in favor of online shopping - and this guide is wonderful! Those plates are simply gorgeous! Am gonna have to send this link to my friends and family now 😉
I looooove gift guides! And this is a great one for foodies! I especially love the kitchen aid food processor. I need to upgrade mine so this would be awesome!
Helen @ Fuss Free Flavours says
There are some super gifts on the market this year, with such a good range of choices that I think it just about covers everyone. And although I do like to browse about in a real shop, I totally agree that online shopping is so so so much easier.