Foodie gifts for Christmas: Coffee, cookbooks, hot sauce, gadgets and more
- Kilner Mash & Store Set
- Doctor Bowl: Quick + Simple Balanced Vegetarian and Vegan Food
- Cookies & Cream Plant-Shake
- Old Pulteney 15 Year Old
- Fermented Hot Sauce Discovery Box
- Highball Cocktails Gift Box
- THE GOVERNOR LIMITED EDITION EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
- Thermapen® ONE Thermometer
Christmas is coming, and with that comes a whirlwind of parties, new naff festive movies to watch on Netflix, and finding glitter over everything.
So when the time comes for Christmas shopping, it’s not uncommon to be stumped for budget friendly and thoughtful gift ideas. Fear not, as we have picked out some of the best gifts for foodies available to shop online and instore right now.
Wondering what to buy coffee lover for Christmas? Your search is over. Looking for brilliant cookbooks for vegans or a loved one gearing up for their first ever Veganuary? They’re covered too.
From must-have gadgets to indulgent chocolate selections, 0% cocktails, bottles of lauded Scotch and festive protein shakes and bars that will taste delicious all year round, our gift guide for foodies will give you some, um, food for thought…
Kilner Mash & Store Set
We’ve all been there, trying to mash an avocado but realising there’s more on the walls, floor and sometimes even ceiling, than in the dish in front of us. Well, no more! This handy kitchen gadget lets you smoothly mash an avo (or banana, chickpeas, baby food or whatever else you’re in the mood to mash) in to a jar either to eat immediately or store for later, perfectly sealed, and perfectly neat.
Doctor Bowl: Quick + Simple Balanced Vegetarian and Vegan Food
Help your work BFF upgrade their al desko lunches with this recipe book packed with simple, nutritious and quick to make one bowl meals. All of the recipes are vegetarian and any that suit vegan, dairy-free or gluten-free diets are clearly signposted. With chapters covering Quick Breakfasts, Winter Warmers, Snacks & Energy Boosters and Summer Salads, the chances are you’ll be asking them to bring you a bowl in, too.
Cookies & Cream Plant-Shake
Some people only want gifts that they will use – so why not fill their fridge with some delicious ready to drink protein shakes? B’liev is made from four types of plant-based protein, and comes in three unusual, but delicious flavours: Blueberry Muffin, Cookies & Cream and Chocolate Brownie. Available in packs of six to 24.
Christmas is a stressful time, as is January, as is (if we’re being honest) every other month of the year. But, you can ease in to your day with Cannacoffe’s award-winning CBD Coffee, it’s a sweet, smooth, nutty and chocolatey blend of organic 100% Arabica from Brazil and 200mg of CBD. Available in beans, grounds and Nespresso-friendly capsules.
Old Pulteney 15 Year Old
Perfect for sipping neat or over ice next to a roaring fire, or using in a Boxing Day old fashioned, this superior Scotch has a balanced sweetness of toffee and sea spray.
Fermented Hot Sauce Discovery Box
Fermented fan on your gifting list? Check this out. Seven 150ml bottles of vegan-friendly hot sauce, packing punchy flavours with good bacteria for a healthy, happy gut (and full tummy). Waiting to be liberally dolloped on everything are: Smoked Sriracha, Scotch Bonnet, Cacao and Lime, Preserved Lemon, Jalapeno and Lime, Raw Kimchi and Extra Spicy Scotch Bonnet.
Highball Cocktails Gift Box
Highball Cocktails are a female-founded brand based in the New Forest, who know that sometimes you really fancy a cocktail – but without the booze. Their Highball Alcohol Free Cocktails are a delicious, 0% alternative to some of the world’s greatest cocktails, delivering wonderful authentic flavours without alcohol – and with only half the calories of a standard cocktail. You can give four of their best-sellers as a gift in a beautifully presented box.
THE GOVERNOR LIMITED EDITION EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
Produced naturally with minimal impact on the environment, non-irrigated and no use of chemicals, olives are picked from trees ranging from 100 to 500 years old, and cold pressed within hours at lower-than-normal temperatures. Only 7000 – 9000 500ml bottles are produced each year, and each individual hand numbered. A very impressive present.
Thermapen® ONE Thermometer
Get instant, 1 second temperature readings accurate to -19.9 to 119.9 °C. Great for the person who loves cooking meat, making fudge, or cooking jam.
Handpick a selection of vibrant, delicious and nutrient and vitamin-packed gummies for your nearest and dearest. From formulas designed for healthy hair to night time gummies to help them get a refreshing eight hours sleep, there’s bound to be something that meets the need of your chosen giftee (and you!).