The Best Gifts To Buy For Foodies This Christmas

By Katie LouiseNovember 24, 2022

The Christmas period is fast approaching, and it's time to start picking out the perfect gift for your Freinds and family members. It can be tough to shop for the people in our lives who seem to have everything.

If you know someone who loves nothing more than exploring new restaurants, trying out different recipes, or simply enjoys eating good food, then this gift guide is for you.

Let us help you find the best gifts to place under the christmas tree for your foodie friend this festive period.

Why are food gifts the best gift?

One of the best things about Christmas is the festive food and especially the main event the christmas dinner with all the trimmings, but even better than that is

giving them food gifts or experiences will be a great way to show you care about their passion for food. helping to keep them inspired in the kitchen and helping them to explore new flavours and recipes.

7 Perfect Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

Here are seven foodie gifts for Christmas that any foodie is sure to love this festive season.

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1. A Gourmet Cookbook

Gourmet foods are a perfect Christmas present for food lovers gourmet chocolates, festive spices or rare ingredients will make a great gift for the foodie who loves to cook. There's nothing better than a decadent cookbook filled with delicious recipes.

Whether they prefer savoury or sweet dishes, meat or vegetarian fare, there's bound to be a cookbook out there that's perfect for them to inspire their next dish.

Look for one with beautiful pictures, easy-to-follow instructions, and recipes that are challenging enough to sharpen their culinary skills.

Bonus points if you can find a signed copy from their favourite celebrity chef!

Best seller cookbooks out at the moment:

This is a perfect gift for sweet treats lovers -The Great British Bake Off: Favourite Flavours: The official 2022 Great British Bake Off book

Perfect for a night in with your foodie friends - Jamie Oliver One: Simple One-Pan Wonders

A perfect food gift for the foodies who love spices from around the world - The Science of Spice: Understand Flavour Connections and Revolutionize your Cooking 

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2. A Food Tour voucher

Eating is one thing, but learning about the history and culture behind certain dishes is an experience in itself. Many cities offer food tours that take participants to different restaurants, cafes and bars, all while providing interesting facts and stories about the food and drinks being served. It's a great way for the budding chefs in your life to explore new cuisine while also getting a little education along the way.

Here are a few food tour ideas foodies will love!

Edinburgh British Food Tour with Upgraded Drinks Package for Two

Guided Vegan Food Tour for One in Harrogate with Yorkshire Appetite

Themed London Walking Tour and an Afternoon Tea for Two

For the coffee lover, a Roastery Tour will take them on a fascinating journey of coffee from the farm to the cup.

for sweet tooth chocolate lovers why not a London Chocolate Tour

3. A Personalised Cutting Board

For a friend or family member who loves to entertain, a personalised cutting board is both beautiful and practical. You can have it customised with their initials, a special message, or a design that reflects their passions. It's something they'll use every time they cook and look great on the kitchen counter a beautiful reminder of your thoughtfulness.

what would make this the perfect gift would be to add a selection of cheese to turn your gift into a cheese board, chocolates and a bottle of wine.

Here are a few ideas

Large Personalised Round Wooden Chopping Board

Personalised Family Welly Boot Chopping Board

Personalised Olive Wood Chopping Board

4. Cooking Utensils

For cooking Utensils for aspiring chefs, there are no better gift ideas than a good set of cooking utensils and tools to help them start their culinary journey. From whisks and measuring spoons to spatulas and sieves, and novelty tea towels these tools are essential for the budding chef they will master their signature dishes to host a dinner party.

Plus, you can find sets in all kinds of shapes and sizes so that they have everything they need to start creating the best Christmas food gifts.

Here are a few great gift ideas:

Wooden Cooking Utensils, Kitchen Utensils Set with Holder & Spoon Rest

15-Piece non Stick Cookware Set

Kitchen. knife set with block

Chocolate fondue set

Chocolate fountain

Coffee pod machine

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5. A Subscription to a Cooking Magazine

For the foodie who enjoys trying new recipes, a cooking magazine is one of the best food gifts for gif a food lover. With a subscription, they'll receive new recipes and cooking tips in their mailbox every month to help them find inspiration. Look for magazines that specialize in their particular cuisine or area of interest there's something out there for everyone!

Just be sure to check which magazines are available in their country before making your purchase.

Here are a collection of cooking magazines gift ideas

  • BBC Good Food
  • BBC Easy Cook Magazine
  • Delicious. magazine subscription
  • Olive magazine subscription
  • Bake & Decorate Magazine Subscription
  • Vegan Life Magazine Subscription
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6. An "Experience" Gift Certificate 

If you really want to go above and beyond for the foodie in your life, why not give them an "experience" Christmas gift instead of a physical item? This could be anything from a cooking class to a wine-tasting tour. It's a great way for them to have fun and learn something new, all while treating themselves!

Dining Experience with Cocktails For 2 at Marco Pierre White's London Steakhouse Company

View from The Shard & Three Course Dining with Cocktail at Marco Pierre White's London Steakhouse Company

Cookery Class for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School

Luxury Chocolate Making Workshop Including Martini and Bubbly with My Chocolate

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7. Christmas Hampers

A Christmas food themed gift hamper might just be the ideal solution for those that are struggling to find the perfect gift. Who doesn't love a hamper? they really do make the best gifts

With a vast selection of Christmas hampers and baskets, you can quickly find something that fits the foodie in your life. From sweet hampers to savoury ones, there's bound to be something they'll love!

John lewis has some great food gifts and drink gifts shop their Christmas food gifts collection here

Create your own Christmas gift hamper

Treat your family and friends to a homemade gift by creating your own Christmas gift hamper filled with their favourite treats, a DIY hamper is sure to impress the foodie in your life. Start by selecting a basket or hamper box and then filling it up with delicious food items like milk chocolate, cake, wine, and cheese.

My favourite way to show foodie friends how much you care is to create a self-care hamper full of treats they can indulge in. Think face masks, dark chocolate, candles and cosy socks and a nice mug and hot chocolate bomb! You can even add a personalised message or card to make it extra special.

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Finally,

No matter what your budget is this holiday season, there's bound to be a food-related gift out there that's perfect for the special someone in your life. So whether you're looking for something small and simple or truly over-the-top indulgent, put your thinking cap on and get ready to impress with one of these seven delicious ideas.

If you are looking for more ideas for the ultimate gift then please check out my Christmas Gift Guide 2022 : The Best Gifts for Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season.

Happy gifting!

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