If you’ve got foodie friends, then you’d know how much they nerd out on the latest kitchen products, cookbooks and everything in between. The good news for you is that this makes them the perfect gift-buying candidates! There are plenty of cool, fun and functional gifts you can get for your food-obsessed pals this Christmas, and we’ve collated some of the very best, according to us. Without further ado, here is our ultimate foodie gift guide.
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JetBoil Genesis Basecamp Stove
In partnership with Jetboil
If space and weight are a priority, the Genesis Basecamp Stove is the ultimate all-in-one backcountry cooking system. Compact, simple and durable, the Genesis folds into itself for efficient storage and has no issue fitting into limited space. In one fell swoop, you can pick up the regulated Genesis Stove, 5-litre FluxPot, and Fry Pan – everything you need for an enhanced basecamp cooking experience.
The Genesis Basecamp System takes care of all your cooking needs for 3-5 campers. Boasting a beastly 10,000 BTU heating system, water can be boiled in just over three minutes when you’re stinging for a quick coffee. Moreover, the 5-litre Plux Pot and 10-inch ceramic-coated nonstick fry pan gives you everything you need to fry or boil food and the attachable windscreen improves performance in all weather conditions. – AU$649.99
In partnership with Everdure
Grilling season is upon us. We can already taste the steaks, burgers and snags that cooking outdoors this summer will entail. However, what if you want to grill on your next trip to the beach or park? Well, the CUBE™ is here to help you whip up delicious feeds on all your future adventures.
The CUBE™ is the ultimate portable charcoal barbeque, uniquely designed to create an effortless grilling experience in any environment. The CUBE™ can fit three steaks or six burgers, making it the perfect companion for wherever your next trip takes you. – AU$229
Anyday Microwave Cookware Everyday Set
The perfect Tupperware set for your next dinner party, this set includes four different-sized dishes to keep your masterpieces nice and fresh. The simple, aesthetic design is also sure to be the envy of everyone at the dinner party.
Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz
Everyone loves Penfolds, and their Bin 28 Shiraz is undoubtedly one of their most indulgent drops. The range showcases the very best of warm-climate Australian Shiraz – ripe, robust and generously flavoured.
Truff Truffle Lovers Pack
Consider yourself an Italian chef? Well, this is the set you simply need in your kitchen. This pack includes TRUFF’S signature Black Truffle Hot Sauce, Black Truffle Pomodoro Pasta Sauce and Black Truffle Oil. Encases in a luxurious gift box, we can’t think of a better gift for your Italian-loving friend.
Beloved bakery SusieCakes uses simple, high-quality ingredients to churn out sweet and decadent creations like their famous Southern Red Velvet Cake. They also have overnight shipping (in the USA) down to a science, complete with a fully recyclable box and easy-to-follow serving instructions. Sending the gift of deliciousness doesn’t get any easier than this, folks.
Joseph Joseph Nest 9 Piece Food Prep Set
The food-prepping set of your dreams, this bundle of goodness has everything you need to whip up any meal. Space- -saving kitchenware that looks good too, stack up all your mixing bowls, measuring cups and everything else thanks to Joseph Joseph’s functional design.
Ooni Karu 12 Multi-Fuel Pizza Oven
Thanks to Ooni, you now don’t even have to leave your home for delicious wood-fired pizza with their pizza oven. With multiple fuel options for maximum cooking flexibility and speedy heat, reaching up to 500°C in just 15 minutes, you will be dishing out fresh stone-baked pizzas for your friends and family in no time.
TRUFF Perfect Pair Hot Sauce
TRUFF has done it again with their hot sauces. The ideal gift for all your hot-sacue-loving friends the set includes their original black truffle hot sauce – a delicious blend of ripe chillies peppers, paired with their TRUFF Hotter hot sauce, for those who like it extra-hot.
Morning Machine Home Coffee Machine
There’s nothing quite like a good cup of coffee and thanks to Morning Machine, it’s never been easier to cop one. The capsule machine phenomenon has just landed in Australia, giving coffee fans a welcome change of pace. This Nespresso-compatible Morning Machine offers up to 10 default brew modes, full coffee customisation and recipes sourced directly from the roasters. Best of all, it’s a super-slick-looking coffee machine that any design-nerd will appreciate. –AUD$599
Everything I Love to Cook
Legendary chef Neil Perry has collated the ultimate book for any food-lover to cook up a storm at home. Everything I Love to Cook includes more than 230 recipes, from legendary dishes from his flagship restaurants like Rockpool Bar & Grill and modern classics from his long-running ‘Good Weekend’ column, along with the perfect steak sandwich, a comforting bowl of pasta, and many more.
Josep Joseph Compo Food Waste Caddy
Everyone has food waste, which is why you simply can’t go wrong with this food waste caddy as a gift. The Compo Food Waste Caddy 4L by Joseph Joseph features a flip-up lid and extra-wide aperture perfect for collecting food scraps. Plus, it looks good and the air-vented lid means it won’t get smelly.
Matty Matheson: A Cookbook
Another cookbook to gift to your food-loving mates is this epic recipe book from matty Matheson. This debut cookbook is about Matty’s memories of the foods that have defined who he is, and in its pages, you will find recipes inspired by his childhood in Canada, as well as favourites from his time working in some of the world’s best restaurants.
Shun Classic 20cm Chef’s Knife
Every foodie needs a good quality knife, and it usually happens to be one of those things that are forgotten about, which makes this the perfect gift. The Shun Classic 20cm Chef’s Knife is an all-purpose blade ideal for any cutting, with a wide blade that keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is extra handy when transferring food from board to pan.
Breville the Barista Express
Indisputably one of the most appreciated gifts for all the caffeinated people out there, Breville’s popular coffee machine is a no-brainer. With this in the kitchen, one can create third-wave specialty coffee at home from bean to espresso in less than a minute – what more could you want? If it were up to us, we can’t think of anything better, whether it’s to replace an old one or to have another machine in the home office.
For lovers of all things Asian cuisine, look no further than the Momofuku Cookbook, a mouth-watering collection of recipes from a master of fusion cuisine, David Chang. The book is packed full to the brim with recipes of Korean/Asian and Western cuisine, with your classic flavours as well as some exciting creative concoctions, too.
The age-old sock gift remains a go-to because well, who doesn’t love a pair of socks? But, to mix things up a bit, why not get a pair of socks that are a little bit unusual compared to the regular ol’ socks you would normally gift? The Sushi Socks Box includes pairs of socks that look and are packed like real sushi. Even if they don’t end up wearing them, this gift will guarantee some laughs that’s for sure.
Emile Henry Pizza Stone
With all those pizzas that will be consumed over the holiday season, what better gift than a pizza stone? More specifically, this one from France is made of all-natural materials and can be used in the oven, or on a BQQ grill. It comes in a burgundy red, black or granite, and is durable and scratch-resistant which means it will last for years to come!
Wusthof Crafter 7-Piece Knife Block Set
Everyone foodie needs a good-quality knife set, and we can’t go past this one from Wusthof. The set includes seven robust knives designed to be used! They are made with brass riveting, with handles made from luxurious smoked oak, and blades forged from a single piece of WÜSTHOF steel.
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