We all know a foodie: whether they enjoy cooking it or eating it, we all have a friend who just cannot get enough of food and all it has to offer. But what can you get them as a gift that says you care while giving them something to enjoy? We’ve given you some of our favourite gift ideas for foodies.
Hampers are never a bad choice. This one from Hamper Gifts, aptly named Christmas Joy (RRP: £53.00), is full of delicious treats from rosemary and garlic olives to apricots flapjacks – not forgetting the must-have Belgian chocolate caramels! The presentation is just as important as the products themselves, and this seagrass and wood basket that holds everything proves it. You’ll love it so much, it’ll be a struggle giving it away!
For the coffee lover, how about some words of encouragement? Well, kind of. This Retro Coffee Print by Of Life and Lemons will give them a laugh in the mornings if nothing else. Available from notonthehighstreet.com, it costs £14.50 and the witty quote is ‘Given enough coffee I could rule the world.’ Nothing is impossible with coffee!
This Masterclass 2 Tier Serving Stand is the perfect way to show off any delicious creations. Whether it’s used to hold cakes or as a stand for dips served in the six bowls shown, they’ll look too good to eat! It’s a stylish yet simple piece that can either steal the show or blend into the background. Buy yours from Lakeland for £29.99.
Of course, when pulling hot trays out of an oven you should always think of safety, so give them these Clifton Rose Double Oven Gloves, available for £14.00 from Cath Kidston. Not only are they practical, they’re also gorgeous and would look fabulous on display. It’s a perfect gift for any floral loving foodie friend.
Give them something they can use over and over again with this Personalised Bamboo Heart Chopping Board. You can write your own message up to 70 characters, and it’s up to you whether it’s funny, meaningful, or anything else for that matter. They’ll love its uniqueness, and they won’t even have to put it back in the cupboard after use as it looks fantastic left on the side! Buy yours for £14.00 from The Brilliant Gift Shop.
This Tefal Kitchen Machine could be the answer to the recipient’s prayers. It helps to create delicious edible treats in half the time it would take to do by hand, while looking professional yet homely at the same time. They’ll be able to shred, knead, whisk, and so much more in double-quick time. Not to mention the amazing smoothies they’ll be able to whip up with the 1.5 litre blender! Get this handy gadget for £147.99 from Home & Cook.
We couldn’t have a sign for all the coffee lovers out there without having one for those who love a good cup of tea! This Vintage Stop For Tea Metal Sign (RRP: £5.95) from dotcomgiftshop is a funny touch to the kitchen, while keeping with the decor. It reads, ‘Everything stops for tea.’ True as well as quirky!