Luxury gifts for foodies that will blow their other presents out of the water!
Are you in need of some gift ideas for the foodies in your life? We know — they can be hard to shop for!
If you’ve found yourself stumped at what to gift your foodie bestie, fear not. We’ve done the hard work for you. With Christmas so tantalisingly close, now’s the time to ‘add to cart’ and beat the holiday rush.
Keep scrolling for all the inspiration you need for the perfect Christmas gifts for foodies this year.
Best Food Gifts
As every culinary enthusiast knows, there are few funky fungi out there as prized (and costly) as the truffle family. With this truffle lovers pack from TRUFF, you get all the earthy, umami flavours of truffles infused with fragrant olive oil, rich pasta sauce and the iconic hot sauce.
There’s no substitute for bloody good olive oil. And this artisanal garlic-infused olive oil is among the best out there. Straight from the sunny isle of Crete, this extra virgin olive oil is a brilliant and healthy way to jazz up salads, finish pasta dishes, or even just enjoy on crunchy sourdough toast.
Everyone loves a sample pack! Whether your giftee is a certified whisky fanatic, or just beginning their journey to the perfect dram, this sample collection is sure to go down a treat. With twelve 30ml samples from a range of renowned and boutique distilleries from around the world, there’s a dram to please every palate in this pack.
This rum collection showcases the full flavour range of the famous Caribbean distillery, Plantation Rum. With everything from the vibrant and balanced 3 Stars White rum to the prestigious XO 20th Anniversary rum, this sample collection is perfect for Christmas cocktails or sipping late into the holiday evenings.
This gift pack is all about flavour with a punch, with products from the extra-spicy ‘Hotter’ range by TRUFF. This collection is deliciously versatile, featuring two fragrant hot sauces made with black truffle and white truffle, as well as a flavoursome, truffle-infused arrabbiata sauce. Yum!
Freshly ground spices are just as essential to the silly season as presents under the tree. This handy kitchen tool will help your lucky giftee have the ham rub, eggnog spice mix and more ready in no time.
Smooth, balanced and brimming with flavour, this incredible reserve rum by Diplomático is a fan favourite. Whether used to spike the Christmas punch or in some delicious Christmas cocktails, this premium rum gift set has got you.
Christmas Gifts for Foodies
Nothing says Christmas quite like a backyard barbeque. This incredible outdoor kitchen setup by Traeger is an all-in-one system, featuring a multi-tiered grill, induction cooktop and automatic wood pellet feeder. What’s more, with wireless connectivity, the heat of the cook can be monitored and adjusted on the fly, so smoking the perfect steak has never been easier. Gift this luxury smoker to a foodie man in your life and every Christmas feast is guaranteed to be sorted.
Whether it’s cooking up a succulent leg of lamb or smoking Christmas ham – this smart thermometer makes cooking up a deliciously tender cut a breeze! The Meater also features wireless connectivity, so you can hook in your tablet or phone to keep a close eye on your cook.
When it comes to putting on a Christmas feast, bigger is always better! Whether you love to grill whole fish or you’re partial to a panoply of veggies, this oversized spatula is perfect for transporting your bounty from grill to plate with ease.
A sweet and spiced nip of rum is guaranteed to bring out those Christmas feels. This premium blended rum from Diplomático hits with notes of rich dried plums, toffee and tropical fruits. What’s more, this generous gift pack also comes with a mini bottle of the Reserva Exclusiva, so there’ll be plenty to go around!
What’s a silly season without a couple of cocktails? This stylish stainless steel cocktail kit features all the hardware needed to measure up, shake, stir and strain just about any cocktail you could imagine. It’s the perfect gift for an aspiring mixologist.
A flavourful grilled bounty is a gift unto itself, and this handy basting brush is a simple way to help make it all happen. Heat-resistant, strong and durable, this basting brush is a thoughtful gift for any grilling enthusiasts in your life.
Like Christmas pudding in a bottle – this special edition gin by the ever-inventive Four Pillars is filled to the brim with warmth and nostalgia. Infused with a range of spices, including cassia and cardamom, alongside lemon myrtle, lavender and homemade plum pudding, this delightful drop is sure to bring the flavour this Christmas.
Speaking of fine Christmas spirits, what better way to serve up a delicious bunch of drinks than with a classy set of custom-engraved cocktail glasses? Simple and sophisticated, this stemware set of two makes for an intimate, personalised gift this Christmas.
Unusual Gifts for Food Lovers
There’s nothing conventional about this delicious gin set. Packed in a stylish, collectible retro fridge tin, this trio of boutique drops range from fruity and fragrant to dry and elegant. It’s perfect for gin aficionados and those with an adventurous spirit.
Speaking of adventurous drinking, Native Drops is a wine retailer at the bleeding edge of flavour innovation in the world of wine. This subscription package gives your lucky giftee monthly access to a curated set of the Native Drops team’s favourite bottles.
If you’re shopping for a teetotaller this Christmas, it might seem like beverage-based gifts are off the table. Not so! These premium, full-flavoured brewed beverages from NON are complex and palette-pampering. Pop a bottle on Christmas for a tipple suitable for all ages and inclinations.
Keeping your fine spirits cool doesn’t have to mean diluting them in your glass. Gift these smooth, aesthetic drink stones to someone who loves to see those relaxed holiday evenings out with a dram of cold whisky.
Who wouldn’t want this cute smiling face as part of their tableware? Loaded up with the iconic, vibrant colours of the cookbook series we all know and love, this Ottolenghi platter is stylish, warm and brings a touch of culinary genius into your home.
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