Christmas shopping isn’t always a task that fills us with warm, tingly feelings of joy, but it’s all worth it when you find the perfect gift to blow your loved ones away on the big day. To help ease the pain and make the job less arduous, we’ve put together a gift guide for the foodie in your life.
As Christmas is the season for giving, we’ve listed our favourite present ideas that your food-obsessed friends and family members will fall head over heels for. Whether you are just looking for budget stocking fillers or in the market for big blowout gifts, we’ve got you covered ready for Christmas Day.
1) Craved monthly Latest Release Club subscription £35
Available on a 3-, 6- and 12-month basis, craft food and drink company Craved puts together amazing packages with all its latest product releases.
Every box is different and comes jam-packed with new products from British producers. The perfect gift for people who love surprises and being inspired by exciting new tastes and treats.
2) Chef’s tablet stand with touchpen £20.49
For the friend who loves to cook but gets a little messy in the kitchen, this stand with its handy touchpen is the perfect gift. The stand will keep hold of your tablet while it displays your recipes and the touchpen ensures you leave no fingerprints or spillages on the screen.
3) Edinburgh Gin rhubarb and ginger liqueur
What better gift for the gin-obsessed than this delicious infused tipple from the renowned Edinburgh Gin Distillery? Made with pure rhubarb and ginger, this gin is produced in small batches and packed full of the finest juniper berries by expert Scottish distillers. This is sure to warm the cockles after a Christmas Day walk!
4) Deluxe Christmas hamper £80
Thoughtfully packaged with a range of tasty treats from the Lottie Shaw Company, this luxurious Christmas hamper is the ideal gift for spoiling your favourite foodies. Inside, you’ll find award-winning ginger biscuits to dunk, buttery millionaire’s shortbread, rich and delectable fruit cake, delicious mince pies and much, much more. Nothing says “I love you” better!
5) Grow-your-own blueberry jam £44
Looking to find a thoughtful gift for a loved one who has a passion for creating recipes from scratch? This grow-your-own kit by The Gluttonous Gardener comes with two beautiful little blueberry plants and personalised jam jar labels so that your loved one can be there at every step of the way from earth to plate.
6) Gingerbread Wonderland book £8.99
It doesn’t get much more festive than gingerbread baking! With recipes from quick and easy gingerbread men to entire detailed and beautiful scenes including carousels and houses, this book has it all. Suitable for all levels of baking, this is a great family gift!
7) Sponsor a cow donations starting at £3
For the friend who has it all. Struggling to find a present because your loved one has every gadget going? This present is so different it’s unlikely they’ll have been gifted it before.
Not-for-profit company the Ahimsa Dairy Foundation is on a mission to make slaughter-free milk a reality and establish sustainable dairy farming across Great Britain. Not only is this gift truly unique, it’s also helping to make the world a better place.
8) Coffee journal £6.75
Help the caffeine addict in your life to keep abreast of their coffee intake with this handy journal. This lovely handcrafted book is designed to help everyone from novices to connoisseurs to learn more about coffee and the art of tasting
9) Roberts Revival Radio
Splash out with this extra special treat this Christmas. The latest edition of Roberts Revival Radio from the company’s Heritage Collection is a great addition to the kitchen. The Revival iStream 2 still features the retro 1950s design, but has been brought into the 21st century with built-in wireless, access to over 20,000 DAB and FM smart radio stations and even Spotify Connect compatibility. Alternatively, your friend can stream their favourite tracks direct from their devices.
With these gifts, you’re bound to be the favourite around the tree this Christmas Day!