What do you get for the foodie who has everything? Something gourmet? New kitchen tools? Why not choose something unique?! Here are 6 ideas for the best foodie Christmas gifts this holiday season.
Of course, we're recommending something from Zest & Zing! For the foodie who appreciates vibrant flavours and the potency of premium spices, choose from an array ofgourmet sea salts, the perfectbarbecue seasoning blends, or a taste ofaromatic chilies. Or select one of our popular gift sets based on an exotic culinary destination around the world -Mexico,India,Asia,Italy, orLebanon! Get your friends and family cooking an authentic curry or the perfect shawarma! Each Zest & Zing gift set contains four of our hand-selected spices, perfectly tailored around a specific theme for exploring new flavours.
For that baker in your life, these “Ready, Set, Bake!” aprons are customisable with your loved one’s name and a tagline of your choosing. Some recommendations? “Baguette Expert," "Muffin King," or “The Connoisseur of Scones.” It's up to you! You can pick from different colours as well. These aprons come fromOld English Company, makers of incredibly stylish home goods, prints, and hand-lettered products, all made in England from high-quality materials. We also love their typography British Food Map made up of all the most well-known dishes from around the country!
Got a friend who loves Italian food? This pasta-making kit will have them creating fresh, homemade pasta like a pro. The best part is that it’s also an activity that you can do together! It comes with a kilogram of Doppio zero pasta flour, Italian sea salt flakes, a pasta cutter, beechwood rolling pin, beechwood gnocchi maker, and square ravioli stamp. (A great supplement to your Taste of Italy Z&Z Gift Set, perhaps?) The makers of this kit,Pasta Evangelists, are a top-rated UK company that will deliver artisan pasta kits - including the pasta, sauces, and garnishes - straight to your door! Their menus look amazing.
Like a wine club, but filled with exquisite cheeses and meats, this monthly club will have you hanging around your gift recipient just to get a taste.CRAVED is a company that curates craft food and drinks made in Britain to support independent producers so that you can try the best small-batch products around. Each month, this cheese and charcuterie club delivers a box in the mail filled with two British cheeses and two handmade British charcuteries, along with crackers and a jar of chutney to enjoy them with. If your foodie friend isn't a fan of meat and cheese, trust us, CRAVED has lots more boxes, kits, andfoodie subscriptions to choose from!
For the tea obsessed, send them this beautiful selection of luxury food and drink items from around Britain. This box of treats is mailed directly to your loved one and comes with everything they need to create the perfect afternoon tea. They’ll receive a hand-wrapped hamper filled with two high-end tea blends by Tregothnan Estate, an all natural, mixed-berry jam, shortbread, and organic dark chocolate made with Earl Grey tea - along with a personalised card from you! The company behind these thoughtful gifts,Letter Box Hamper, creates boxes of luxury British culinary goods delivered by mail, because everybody loves a surprise delivery. Not into tea? They have a selection of hampers for coffee, whisky, chocolate, and gin lovers as well!
Another interactive gift that gives you the chance to do some bonding in the kitchen, these homemade curing kits from Ross & Ross are truly unique. All you have to do is add the protein and you can start curing your own bacon or salmon using proper artisanal methods. These highly acclaimed kits come with three curing salts (smoky, sweet, original) and all the other supplies and instructions necessary to make your own cured meats.Ross & Ross is an award-winning British food company based in the Cotswolds that creates unique and innovative products - perfect for gifts! They also have specially curated boxes and hampers filled with artisan treats like beer, cider, charcuterie, and chutneys!
What sort of foodie Christmas gifts are you shopping for this season?