Written by Victoria Purcell

10 Christmas gifts for foodies

Looking for Christmas gifts for foodies? The Good Homes gourmet gift guide has plenty of ideas to help you nail your Christmas shopping for food lovers this year – all under £50!

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1. Oil and salt stacker

This oil and salt bottle set (£16, Next) is three gifts in one, with chilli oil, smoky salt and garlic salt in in one clever bottle that stacks to save space and look great in a stylish kitchen. Foodies will love it!

oil and salt gift bottle from next

Oil and salt bottle, £16, Next

2. Fudge making kit

What’s better than fudge? A fudge-making kit! This one (£32, National Trust) contains everything you need to make it from the comfort of your own home – just add the cream or dairy-free alternative of your choice. Plus, every National Trust purchase helps the charity to care for the UK’s heritage and wildlife.

Fudge making kit from the National Trust

Fudge making kit, £32, National Trust

3. Beer gift bag

This beer gift bag (£20, John Lewis & Partners) is perfect for a winter movie night on the sofa. The bag contains a pair of craft beers (Chapel Down Curious Brew and Chapel Down Curious IPA) and a selection of nibbles including Dean’s Extra Mature Cheddar & Chilli Bites, The Snaffling Pig Pork Crackling and Stas Milk Chocolate bar.

Beer gift bag with nuts and chocolate from John Lewis & Partners

Beer gift bag, £20, John Lewis & Partners

4. Hot chocolate buttonettes

For hygge fans with a sweet tooth, wrap up some milk chocolate buttonettes (£8.99, Melt Chocolate). Create a rich, satisfying hot chocolate by warming milk in a pan, dropping in the buttonettes and whisking. Add whipped cream, vanilla or cinnamon sugar for added indulgence.

Melting hot chocolate buttons by Melt Chocolate

Milk hot chocolate, £8.99, Melt Chocolate

5. Cookery experience voucher

Specialist kitchenware brand ProCook has launched a Cookery School above its flagship store in London. What better gift for a keen cook than the chance to learn with celebrity guest chef tutor like Tom Aikens? As well as in-person classes (from £99), the school offers a full schedule of online courses (from £19). Click here to book or buy a gift voucher.

cookery experience gift voucher

How about a gift voucher for the ProCook Cookery School?

6. Peacock apron

The cool apron is ideal for glamorous chefs. Designed in a retro, 50s aesthetic, the Peacock Apron (£22, Hannah Turner) is made from unbleached, organic cotton and adorned with proud peacocks in jewel-toned hues of turquoise, purple and green. Matching tea towel and oven gloves are available.

Peacock Apron in organic cotton from Hannah Turner

Peacock Apron in organic cotton, £22, Hannah Turner

7. Chutneys for cheese

Made for the most discerning cheese lover, The Cheese Collection Gift Pack (£15.95, Tracklements) contains some of Tracklements’ top accompaniments for artisan cheeses. It contains an Apple & Cider Brandy Chutney, Caramelised Onion Marmalade, Green Tomato Chutney and Apricot & Ginger Chutney.

Chutney for cheese gift box from Tracklements

The Cheese Collection Gift Pack, £15.95, Tracklements

8. Panettone and Spumante hamper

Lovers of Italian food should love this Cherry & Dark Chocolate Panettone & Bole Spumante Hamper (£40, Carluccio’s). The limited-edition panettone is filled with Maraschino cherries, dark chocolate and sprinkled with maraschino liqueur, and presented in a keepsake tin. It also comes with a bottle of Bole Spumante, a lively sparkling wine from Emilia-Romagna.

cherry chocolate panettone with spumante gifts for foodies from Carluccio's

Cherry & Dark Chocolate Panettone & Bole Spumante Hamper, Carluccio’s

9. Dotty cake stand

In terms of gifts for foodies, this speckled cake stand (£39.95, cielshopinteriors.com) should be top of the list for keen bakers. Made from strong and durable dolomite, it has a glazed surface, thick base and wide display platform.

monochrome dotty cake stand from Cielshopinteriors.com

Speckled cake stand, £39.95, Cielshopinteriors.com

10. Fortnum’s Peppermint Bark

This novel Peppermint Bark (£12.95, Fortnum & Masons) is created by expertly swirling rich dark chocolate over peppermint-infused white chocolate. Marvellously minty and finished with a dusting of peppermint candy, it’s an ideal after-dinner treat or stocking filler for foodies.

Peppermint bark gift box from Fortnum & Masons

Peppermint Bark, £12.95, Fortnum & Masons

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