1. Tipplesworth Cocktail Mixers – £6.99
These delicious Tipplesworth cocktail mixers are full of flavour but free of the faff, perfect for that person who loves a fancy cocktail but hasn’t exactly mastered their mixology skills.
2. Lobster Tea Towel – £12
This lobster tea towel from Thornback & Peel is a fun addition to a seafood lover’s tea towel collection.
3. Lodge Cast Iron Skillet – £24.37
This really is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only do these classic, hard-wearing kitchen staples last forever, they also improve the more they are used thanks to the layer of ‘seasoning’ that builds up with time. Promising delicious steaks, comforting corn breads, oozing lasagnes, and even deep-dish pizzas, this versatile gift will bring hours of enjoyment and plenty of deliciousness.
4. Breakfast in Bed Tray – £12.99
Whether it’s destined for a friend who loves a lazy weekend, or for that special someone who you love enough to make breakfast in bed for, this thoughtful gift is guaranteed to come in handy, providing a solution for that age-old dilemma of how to eat pancakes in bed without making a mess.
5. Muraglia Extra Virgin Olive Oil – £29.50
Give two gifts in one with this fruity and intense extra virgin olive oil from Italian olive oil-makers Frantoio Muraglia, made using the finest olives in the Apulia region of southern Italy, and presented in a beautiful hand-painted ceramic bottle that can become a permanent kitchen fixture as a reusable olive oil dispenser.
6. Cactus Salt and Pepper Shakers – £17.00
A fun and quirky addition to any kitchen table, perfect for students or young couples setting up their first home who are in need of these dining staples.
7. Burger Patty Papers – £3.95
A very necessary stocking filler for the burger lover in your life, wouldn’t you agree?
8. Chestnut Roasting Pan – £6.50
Nothing is more comforting than freshly roasted chestnuts on a cold winter’s night, and in our opinion a roasted chestnut is certainly not just for Christmas.
9. Le Creuset Five-piece Cast Iron Set – £150
If you really want to treat someone this Christmas, go all out on a Le Creuset cast iron gift set from one of the most classic and reliable cookery brands there is. These iconic pieces of kitchenware have been pride of place in the kitchens of homecooks for generations; it’s a gift that will last a lifetime.
10. Alphabet Cookie Cutters – £11.75
Spell out your love for the special baker in your life with these cute alphabet cookie cutters. Because spelling out messages in biscuits is much romantic than sending a text, don’t you think?
11. NordicWare Bundt Cake Tin Trio – £30.91
Not one, but three bundt cake tins from the reliable and iconic cookware brand, NordicWare, to make bundt cakes of all sizes or alternatively a three-tiered bundt cake extravaganza. Perfect for a baker who loves to spend an afternoon baking a show-stopper.
12. Montezuma Dark Chocolate Library – £13.99
If reading the back of the chocolate box is their kind of literature, the Montezuma Dark Chocolate Library will go down a treat, with a mouth-watering selection of decadent dark chocolate treats.
13. Tomato & Blackcurrant Scented Candle – £18
Candles are always a popular gift at Christmas time, and this candle is a particularly thoughtful gift for cooks. The fresh scent of tomato paired with fruity blackcurrant is a lovely way to brighten up a kitchen, and the clever use of the iconic Weck glass jar means it fits in with its surroundings on a kitchen shelf, countertop or table.
14. Sixteen-piece Gold Cutlery Set – £49.50
A special gift for a very special person, this 16-piece brushed gold cutlery set will bring some sparkle and glamour to their dining table.
15. And last but not least, give something that gives back this year with the Together recipe book, with all proceeds going towards helping the Hubb Community Kitchen to strengthen lives and communities through cooking in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. Buy your copy here.
…and of course, you could always go for one of the Best Cookbooks of the Year.