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Best food gifts for a more delicious Christmas

Best food gifts for a more delicious Christmas

They say that the best way to get into someone’s heart is through his stomach. Let’s face the facts, Christmas is a time when presents and food are the most important. Why not check both boxes and wrap some delicious culinary delights at once? You can’t go wrong with a gift that fulfills the most basic of desires. And, to make it even more fun, all our favorite names in gastronomy release new products to help us create a festive experience. We’ve collected the top foodie gifts, from stocking-filler goodies and hampers to the most innovative cookbooks and gadgets that will take amateur ambitions to Michelin’s new heights.

GQ’s selection of the top gifts for food-lovers…

OTTOLENGHI TEST KITCHEN SHELF LOVE

  • The Ottolenghi cookbooks are a must-have addition to any kitchen. This latest edition is a tribute to the supermarket cupboard and how it can be transformed into something you’re excited to share at a dinner party.

MASTERCLASS SUBSCRIPTION       

  • Masterclass subscriptions could make the difference between Michelin-worthy and mediocre cooking for those who want to learn more about their craft. Although the streaming service has many pro tutors, including Serena Williams and Spike Lee, it excels in food. You can find chefs from Massimo Bottura, Gordon Ramsay, and Yotam Ottolenghi all available to teach you their secrets and show you how to make their famous dishes. It’s interactive and more engaging than any cookbook.

FORTNUM & MASON SAVORY SELECTION HAMPER

  • Fortnum & Mason’s Hampers are iconic. This makes it one of the most popular Christmas gifts. The Savoury Selection Hamper is designed for people who enjoy savory foods over sweet ones. It includes every condiment, snack, and delicacy you need to make this Christmas a memorable one. This gift box contains everything they need to make a luxurious cheeseboard, as well as pickled onions, garlic & chili nuts, and almond-stuffed olives. These items are delivered in the instantly recognizable Fortnum’s wicker hampers.

LAKELAND DIGITAL ICE CREAM MAKER

  • The ice cream maker is cool in ways that go beyond its temperature. We recommend it as one of the most useful gifts for foodies this Christmas. The Lakeland Digital Ice Cream Maker can make all your favorite frozen treats, including ice creams, yogurts and sorbets. It’s a useful but unique gift that will not disappoint. This model is simple to use and can make ice cream in 25 minutes. That means they will have fresh desserts ready in no time at all.          

THE BOOK OF CITRUS FRUITS

  • J.C. Volkamer, a Nuremberg merchant (1644-1720), was captivated and fascinated by citrus fruits. This obsession drove him to commission more than 250 copperplate artworks depicting various citrus fruits suspended in a sky with stunning backdrops. These were collected in this amazing book. You can read this book with a glass of G&T and garnished with, well… you guess.

PANASONIC SD-2550SXC AUTOMATIC BREADMAKER

  • While we love artisan bread as much as anyone, nothing can compare to the feeling of seeing your creation come to life. Panasonic’s automatic breadmaker takes care of the complicated kneading, rising, and topping. Thirty-one settings can be used to make cakes, jams, and compotes. Input what you need, and the machine will do the rest.

BAO AGED White Soy Sauce

  • Bao London stocks this rare soy, which isn’t commonly found outside of Taiwan. It has been aged for 400 days before bottling. It is lighter and sweeter than most soy sauces, making it a great addition to any adventurous cook’s kitchen.

BEAUFORT AND BLAKE HOLDFORD MONDAY ROAST BOXER SHORTS

  • You can show your love for food by the way you choose your underwear. No, really. Beaufort & Blake’s Holford Sunday roast boxer shorts are a casual tribute to the most British of all meals and the only time they might want gravy on clothes.

EXPERIENCE BEER SNACKS GIFT

  • Beer is a classic Christmas gift. But if they are confident enough to have enough, why not include snacks? Fodabox’s Beer Snack Experience Gift is more than just a packet of peanuts. It includes 11 snacks, including salami chips and vegan pickles. As a bonus, they also include a spicy tomato relish.

TASTE: MY LIFE THRU FOODS BY STANLEY TUCCI

  • This book is the one food-related book we are certain will be on everyone’s Christmas wish list this year. Stanley Tucci is just as passionate about food as we are. His upcoming book Taste, My Life Through Food tells how his love for cooking has influenced and influenced his life. This memoir is told through the lens of food. It includes the Italian American cuisine he grew to love as a child in New York and the food that shaped his romantic relationships. The book is now available for pre-order and will be published on October 7, 2021.

DISHOOM HOME FEAST

  • The turkey will not last forever. So, why not make a Dishoom DIY meal instead? The kit includes all the necessary instructions to make Dishoom’s House Black Daal and Mattar Paneer, Lamb Sheekh Kababss, Murghmalai, Bhel. Kachumber, Tawarotis, Mango Lassis, and Gulkand Mess. Dishoom also includes a packet of Kabab Masala and one of its tea towels.

LEITHS GIFT CODE

  • Gift vouchers are a great gift option if you’re not sure what to gift them. Leiths’ gift vouchers can be used to purchase in-house classes or longer courses, as well as items from its shop, which stocks everything, including cookbooks, knives, aprons, and mugs. They make the decision.

MELROSE AND MORGAN SALT CARAMEL TRUFFLES

  • These delicious dark chocolate caramels were awarded one gold star at The Great Taste Awards 2021. They would be a wonderful Christmas Day treat.

THERMAPEN

Thermapen is an essential kitchen tool for any casual cook. The thermometer can quickly read the temperature of bread, milk, and desserts in three seconds. This ensures that everything is cooked to perfection. It’s also available in a classic orange colorway, so it could quickly become the most fashionable accessory in your draw.

HAIER WINE COOLER

They will eat the wine if they enjoy it. This wine cooler can hold up to 42 bottles and uses natural airflow technology. It is designed to store your wine collection in the same conditions that professional wine cellars. The compressor and fan work together to maintain the perfect humidity levels for professional wineries, between 50-70%. You can also check on your bottles using an app.

GLOBAL GOURMET WAFFLE MAKER

We’d all be happy to receive a waffle maker for Christmas, let’s face it. It’s the kind of appliance you would not buy but will use, and it’s a great gift for foodies who like to try new things in the kitchen. The machine comes with extra-deep nonstick cooking plates that make it easy to make waffles American style. It also features ready-to-use light and variable temperature controls, making it easy to use even for those with limited cooking skills.

 

EDINBURGH RESERVES PLOUGHMAN’S BOX

A classic plowman’s lunch is a must-have, especially during Christmas. The Edinburgh Preserves traditional gift set includes delicious rosemary biscuits, mustards, and farmhouse pate. This is a great way to finish off all the cheeses you didn’t eat after Christmas Day.

MADE.COM WINE RACK

A wine rack is a must-have for any foodie friend. This wine rack is simple and minimalist in design. It makes the collection of friends the center of attention. Add to your basket, and you can tick off the gift for any budding sommeliers on your Christmas list.

PATRON XO CAFE TEQUILA COFFEE LIQUEUR

You’ve never made an espresso martini from scratch until you have tried it with Patron XO Cafe Tequila Coffee Liqueur. This neatly packaged tequila liquor captures the flavor of top coffees. It is a perfect addition to any cocktail. It is made with 100% Weber Blue Agave (from the Jalisco region in Mexico) – an essential ingredient in premium tequila. This simple, effective gift will make the cocktail lovers in your life happy to open it.

 

MARCATO ATLAS 150 WELLNESS PASTA MACHINER

A great chef is proud of their signature bolognese. An excellent chef makes his pasta from scratch. For anyone who wants to improve their cooking skills, pasta making is a way of life. Marcato machines are a great gift. You are the one who will reap the most from this gift at all the dinner parties that follow.

TAKAYUKI TRADITIONAL BASIS

A Japanese knife is a must-have for anyone who takes pride in their slicing skills. The Deba is a versatile and stylish addition to any kitchen. It can be used for everything from filleting fish to dicing vegetables to cutting thick slabs of meat.

SMEG BEAN COFFEE MACHINE

  • Are they as passionate about their coffee as they are about their food? Smeg’s new stylish coffee machine turns coffee beans into their favorite beverage with just a touch. The BCC01 model is best for black-coffee lovers, while the BCC02’s milk steaming/frothing function is for those who like a latte to start their day.

VICTORINOX SPread BOARD

Is it a plate or a chopping board? Is it a plate? According to Epicurean, it’s both. The Spread Board, made from wood fiber material, is ideal for cutting bread and spreading whatever you like on it. You’ll be happier with less washing up.

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