Whether you’re buying a gift for a keen home chef or simply a gourmet food lover, these luxury gifts for foodies are sure to please. From kitchen gadgets to food hampers, here are 20 great food gifts.
Luxury Gifts For Foodies
Use this gift guide for inspiration for your family and friends or send it to someone you’re hoping for a gift from as a subtle hint ;-). We have our eyes on the pasta maker and the popcorn machine.
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1. Sous Vide Precision Cooker
This sous vide precision cooker is a really handy piece of kit. The Anova Precision Cooker sous vide helps you to prepare meals at the perfect temperature. Over 60 million units have been sold!
Preparing chicken, vegetables, fish, eggs and meat is so easy with this precision cooker. Lock in moisture and flavor for an incredible end result.
You can either cook manually or on mobile with the Anova App, which also contains thousands of sous vide recipes. This useful food gift comes with a quick start guide.
2. Cookie Subscription Box
For a food gift that keeps on giving, why not offer a gourmet subscription box. This fresh baked cookie crate kit is ideal for any level of baker.
Every month you’ll receive pre-measured and sealed gourmet ingredients to make your own cookies. There are fool-proof instructions and 2-3 surprises to unbox.
3. Cast Iron Heart Cocotte
Everyone will love this enameled cast iron heart cocotte by Iconic French brand Le Creuset. In a vibrant shade of red, the cocotte effectively conducts and retains heat for braising, slow-cooking and roasting.
The enamel is shock-resistant and this cocotte can be used on a stovetop or in the oven. The lid knob is ovenproof to 450 degrees and the cocotte is dishwasher safe. This gorgeous Le Creuset cocotte comes with a 101 year guarantee!
4. American Wagyu Beef Delivery
Fans of wagyu beef will love this gourmet American wagyu beef delivery from Snake River Farms. American Wagyu is a perfect combination of purebred Japanese Wagyu and traditional American cattle.
Snake River Farms are the pioneer of American Wagyu with a complete line of roasts, briskets and the best steaks online.
Their American Wagyu Staples package makes a great gift. It includes two American Wagyu Gold Grade Top Sirloin 8 Oz and two 6 Oz American Wagyu Black Grade Filet Mignon, as well as Garlic and Black Pepper Infused salt. This special collaboration with Jacobsen Salt Co. is made with sea salt harvested from Netarts Bay on the Oregon Coast.
There are some other great holiday gift ideas in the Snake River Farm Gift Center. Or, give a monthly meat subscription for Wagyu beef or Kurobatu pork. These gourmet American meat boxes are guaranteed to reach you in perfect condition.
5. Automatic Ice Cream Maker
This automatic ice cream maker is self-contained and doesn’t require pre-freezing. Awarded best ice-cream maker by Rachael Ray Every day magazine and Yourbestdigs, this nifty machine makes ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet.
The ice cream maker includes a BPA-free aluminum removable mixing bowl and a churn blade for easy cleaning and storage.
There’s also LCD timer control and a motor protection function that will shut off to prevent damage if the mixture freezes solid. The ice cream capacity is 2.1 quart (2 liter).
6. Digital Air Fry
This handy digital air fry has 8 functions, despite a small countertop footprint. You can air fry, air broil, air roast, bake, bagel, toast, dehydrate, and keep warm in one appliance.
After using the Ninja air fry, simply flip the oven up to clean and store. This innovative air fryer takes up 50% less space when flipped up and stored against your backsplash.
There are several handy cooking tools including a removable crumb tray, dishwasher-safe pan for veggies or pizza, a wire rack for fried food and a dishwasher-safe air fry basket. What’s best is that there are no cooking smells.
7. Japanese Chef’s Knife
For a keen home chef, a handcrafted Japanese chef’s knife makes a fantastic gift. The unique hammered tsuchime finish helps release food easily when cutting.
Each piece of this fine kitchen knife takes more than 100 individual steps to complete. The metal blade is heat treated and then cooled, which makes it stronger and harder.
The 10-inch blade enables you to transfer chopped food easily from board to pan, while the contoured Pakkawood handle is comfortable to hold.
The name Shun means local, seasonal food. This concept is central to Japanese cuisine. Shun knives are known for their long-lasting performance and distinctive appearance.
8. Portable Smoke Infuser
For a truly unique gift, this portable smoke infuser is a brilliant choice. This complete smoking gun set contains everything you need to make the best smoked food.
Easily add a smokey flavor to meat, fish, cheese, vegetables and desserts with three speeds of smoke. Impress your guests with smokey cocktails such as an Old Fashioned.
This infuser machine adds a subtle element of natural smoke without changing your food’s texture. The smoke infuser comes complete with wood chips, a dome lid, recharger cable, burn chamber, detachable hose and tweezers. A long-lasting, rechargeable lithium-ion battery is also included.
9. Limited Edition Port Cask Rum
Don Papa Rum is a single island rum from the Philippines. Its limited edition Port Cask is a super premium rum that commemorates the quincentenary of the first voyage circumnavigating the globe.
Distilled on the island of Negros, known locally as Sugarlandia, this exceptional rum is aged for seven years – first in ex bourbon casks, then in port casks.
This ageing process and the island’s volcanic climate gives the rum a unique full-bodied complexity. With notes of dark chocolate, liquorice and red berries, the premium rum makes a great gift and is available in over 30 countries worldwide.
Encased in a distinctive canister with an intricate surrealist design, the Port Cask was inspired by the three year journey undertaken by the explorer Magellan.
Find out more about this rum and the original Don Papa 7 year old, Don Papa 10, Rare Cask, Rye Aged, Sherry Cask and Sevillana Cask releases: www.donpaparum.com.
10. Bread Making Kit
Have you always wanted to make your own bread? This handy bread making kit is a lovely gift for anyone with an interest in home cooking.
This artisan bakery kit contains an easy to clean whisk, together with two sourdough bread proofing baskets, professional scoring knife, 5 blades, cloth liners and stainless steel and plastic scrapers. There are also detailed instructions on how to make bread and an e-book of bread recipes.
11. Honey Sticks Gift Box
For those with a sweet tooth, you can’t beat this set of flavored honey sticks by Pursito. Designed to be eaten as a snack on the go, these handy sticks leave no mess behind.
Made in Oregon, USA, these tasty sticks are all natural, organic and kosher. The gift set includes 300 honey sticks: 100 Floral, 100 Very Berry with 25 each of the following flavors: Blueberry, Cherry, Raspberry and Strawberry and 100 Favorite Flavors with 20 each of the following flavors: Lemon, Peach, Pina Colada, Raspberry and Wildflower.
These delicious honey sticks are presented in a stylish yet practical corrugated designer gift box.
12. Rosé Champagne
Champagne lovers will be delighted with a Rosé Champagne delivery. Laurent-Perrier Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rose Brut NV has a crisp, smooth taste.
This medium to full-bodied Champagne has a subtle mousse and intense fruit flavors that work well with food.
13. Retro Popcorn Machine
For a fun gift with a vintage vibe, you can’t beat this retro popcorn machine. Made by leading manufacturer Great Northern Popcorn, this antique style machine combines traditional good looks with all the latest features.
There’s a warming lamp and deck to keep your popcorn fresh and hot throughout the movie. The machine is whisper quiet and has scratch resistant, tempered glass walls.
There’s ample storage space for the 3 plastic serving cups, 25 popcorn serving bags, measuring cups and popcorn scoop that are included with this popcorn machine.
14. Premium Gin
Any gin lover will be pleased with a bottle of gin. One Gin are a premium gin brand who donate at least 10% of their profits to water projects worldwide.
The One Gin Miniatures Gift Set is the perfect way to make this Christmas extra special this year. The gift box contains three award winning gins – perfect for treating yourself and loved ones. These include One Sage Gin, One Sage & Apple Gin and the limited edition One Port Barrel Rested Gin.
Enjoy these aromatic gins in Art Deco inspired high ball glasses.
15. Teapot and Flowering Tea Gift Set
This unique teapot set will delight fans of tea. The Buckingham Palace Tea Set is inspired by the residence of the Queen of England.
Ideal for hosting elegant tea parties, this unusual teapot holds up to 40 ounces. Featuring a rose gold metal collar, porcelain tea warmer and durable borosilicate glass, the innovative teapot has a ceramic infuser and non-drip spout.
There’s a comfortable handle for ease of pouring, and a vented lid that releases steam gradually. Every Buckingham Palace Tea Set includes two individually sealed tea flowers.
These blooms can produce two to three pots of tea.You just refrigerate them between uses.
16. Wine Preservation System
For those who love fine wine but don’t want to drink it all in one go, a wine preservation system is a must. Coravin is the market leader in preserving wine at home.
This fully automatic wine preservation system allows you to pour wine effortlessly. You simply insert the needle through the cork, tip the bottle, and pour your wine automatically.
An LED display features intuitive icons that tell you when to charge the system or replace the capsule. You can also optimize argon gas usage by switching between pour sizes at the press of a button.
A light ring changes from blue to green when the wine is ready to pour. The Caravan moments app enables you to check your system stats and create unique wine pairings with food and music.
This innovative wine preservation system includes 6 Coravin capsules, an aerator, screw caps, display base and stylish carry case.
17. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Not only does this Italian extra virgin olive oil taste great, it comes in a gorgeous ceramic bottle. The entirely handmade bottle is created by artisans in Puglia, Italy who shape the clay, kiln-fire the bottles and paint them by hand.
Inside the bottle, there’s the award-winning premium Italian extra virgin olive oil, EVOO. Made from prized Peranzana olives, using the traditional first cold pressing method, this extra virgin olive oil from Antico Frantoio Muraglia is certified 100% Made in Italy.
The Muraglia family have over five generations of olive oil producing history. This olive oil has incomparable color and flavor.
18. Travel Bartender Kit Bag
If you have friends or family that love cocktails, this travel bartender kit bag makes a wonderful gift. The 17 piece set of bartender accessories comes in a hand-crafted bartender tote bag, with inner compartments and straps to keep everything organized.
This cocktail set by Mixology & Craft is made from high grade stainless steel and will last for many years. The bar accessories include rustproof cocktail tins, a double sided jigger, a wooden muddler, mixing spoon, Hawthorne strainer, Julep strainer, Fine strainer, liquor pourers, lemon squeezer, lemon zester, ice tongs, double lever corkscrew, bottle opener and Lewis ice bag.
The canvas bag has sturdy full-grain leather straps and brass buckles. You can carry it by the handle or the shoulder strap and it’s dishwasher compatible.
19. Pasta Maker Attachment
This nifty pasta maker attachment works with all KitchenAid stand mixers apart from the K45SS. You simply attach the pasta maker to the power hub of your KitchenAid stand mixer.
Then you roll the dough and cut the pasta. There are 8 different thickness options, so it’s easy to make fettucine, spaghetti and lasagna.
This robust pasta making tool comes with a pasta drying rack and cleaning brush. You can open the protective cover to remove any pasta dough with the cleaning brush.
20. Carribbean Rum Cake
Cake and rum…two great food and drink items that are even better combined! Tortuga makes a delicious Caribbean rum cake that is baked fresh every day in the Cayman Islands.
This tasty rum cake contains specially blended oak barrel aged 5 year old Tortuga gold rum, applied by hand, as well as fresh walnuts. Each cake is vacuum packed to seal the flavor in.
This rum cake comes in several fabulous flavors: Golden Original, Coconut, Chocolate, Pineapple, Key Lime, Banana, Cinnamon Raisin and Blue Mountain Coffee.
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