Holiday Gift Guide 2018: 10 Unique Gifts for the Foodie
The holidays are just around the corner, which means that it’s time to start making your holiday gift list! We’ve got you covered with our Holiday Gift Guides that make it easy to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Don’t forget to check out our Holiday Gift Shop for even more inspiration!
If you have friends or loved ones who always have food on their minds, it’s time to skip the jewellery and fancy gadgets and get them gifts they’ll really love. We’ve put together a list of one-of-a-kind gifts that are perfect for all the food-lovers on your list. Here are 10 of the best gifts for your favourite foodie.
1. Mortier Pilon Kombucha Brewing Jar, $64.99
For all the ‘booch lovers out there! This is the first-ever fermentation crock to be designed specifically for kombucha brewing, so you can create your own fizzy, tangy nutrient-packed drink right at home. Beginner friendly too!
What better gift for a foodie than a giftbox from Canadian chef and restauranteur Chuck Hughes?! This set comes with great Canadian food staples including Woodsman’s Canada Grade A Maple Syrup, Vegetable Farmer’s Spicy Antipasto (highly addictive!) and Vegetable Farmer’s Hot Pepper Spread. And the ready-to-gift packaging makes it perfect for last minute gifters!
The beautiful packaging really sets these Salted Caramel Biscuits apart from other holiday treats. The biscuits themselves are elegantly delicious, and the UK-based brand recommends that you pair with a nice cup of Earl Grey tea.
4. Mind Your Bees Large Hail to the Kale Beeswax Food Wraps (5 Piece), $28.99
These all-natural (and beautiful!) beeswax food wraps from Mind Your Bees will surprise and delight any foodie that loves to cook. Beeswax food wraps naturally preserve and prolong the life of your food – from produce, to fresh herbs, to leftovers.
5. Modern Sprout Mint White Planter, $39.98
Give the gift that will keep on giving with this self-watering herb kit from Modern Sprout. Foodies can incorporate their own home-grown herbs (like mint, cilantro or basil) into special dishes all year long. No green thumb necessary!
This holiday gift pack is perfect for the entertainer who always has a wicked cheese board. The set includes compact selections of Wildly Delicious’s best charcuterie accompaniments like Caramelized Onion & Maple Confit, Red Pepper Jelly and Tangerine & Red Chili Jelly.
7. Escuminac Limited Edition Yellow Birch Syrup, $10.99
Treat your adventurous food-lover to a small bottle of Yellow Birch Syrup. This limited-edition syrup is produced in very small quantities using Canadian birch sap, with a complex and interesting flavour that is comparable to balsamic vinegar.
8. Dans le Sac Zero Waste Kit, $39.99
This is a unique gift that’s perfect for anyone who frequents Farmers’ Markets and for anyone who is trying to minimize their waste! The Zero Waste Kit comes complete with a set of 100% natural cotton bags that are as beautiful as they are eco-friendly. Everything is designed and hand-made in Quebec.
9. Lakrids No. 1 Artisan Sweet Liquorice, $10.99
Black liquorice has a love/hate relationship with many, but those who love it will absolutely love this No. 1 Artisan Sweet Liquorice from Lakrids. Imported all the way from Denmark, this premium treat offers unique sweetness balanced with strength and a touch of finesse from pure aniseed.
10. Prepara iPrep Tablet Stand & Stylus, $32.99
Any home cook will adore this iPrep Tablet Stand that props up all popular tablets (horizontally or vertically) for optimum viewing of recipes. It folds down for compact storage, and it even comes complete with a stylus to keep the screen clean of messy hands.
For even sweeter gift ideas, check out our full list of Sweets & Treats here.