Stuck on what to buy for the foodie in your life this year? Not to worry! With the help of the lovely Sorted community we’ve rounded up some of the best Christmas gifts out there – from cool gadgets to sexy spices, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Check ‘em out.
Take your foodie friend on a journey into the history of the kitchen with Consider the Fork. This cracking book from food writer and historian Bee Wilson explores how our kitchen utensils have shaped the way we cook and live – and it’s fascinating stuff! Plus, it’s one of Ebbers’ faves… just sayin’.
Who DOESN’T love an edible gift? Nab Hotel Chocolat’s Everything Sleekster Chocolate Gift Box for the chocoholic in your life – 27 of their most iconic milk, white and dark chocolates, all in one beautiful box. We guarantee they’ll thank you for it.
Pretty much everyone has been on the sourdough hype this year, but not always with great results… Give a budding baker a leg up this Christmas with a sourdough starter kit! This one comes with all the key bread making tools to get them set up.
The Bake Off Box, various prices
Or if your baker really wants to get stuck in, The Bake Off Box might be the gift for them. They’ll receive recipes developed by the GBBO experts, plus dry ingredients and a collectable piece of equipment, straight to their door every month. On your marks, get set, bake!
A big thank you to the Sorted community for bringing this one to our attention! If you’re shopping for a foodie who’s a bit outside the box, this slightly wacky Christmas Dinner Gin might be for them. The makers say it has ‘the sweetness of cranberry fused with the complexity of sage and… hints of turkey.’ Worth a try?
A must for spice lovers! The Holiday Bundle includes a winning trio of Zoe’s Xtra Hot Chilli Salt, Cubeb Pepper and Yaji Spice mix. Help your foodie get some flavour in their life this Christmas. Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen ships all over Europe and the USA.
Know somebody who can’t stop killing their herbs? Hey, it happens to the best of us. Click & Grow’s Smart Garden just might be the solution – its clever LED lights help plants thrive whatever the weather! Plus, you can use it to grow all different kinds of herbs and vegetables. The days of sad wilted parsley are over.
British Hampers, various prices
Is there anything better than a hamper crammed full of foodie goods? We think not. The British Hamper Company has a whole range of artisan hampers to choose from, catering to every kind of foodie. They deliver all over the world – pick your hamper and go!
The perfect stocking filler for someone who likes their food with a bit of a kick. With this sriracha keychain, they can have their beloved sauce with them at all times! And it’s refillable, meaning they’ll never be without chilli again.
There’s no time like Christmas for a big ol’ coffee table book – especially when it looks like a pizza box. The Pizza Pilgrims book is perhaps the ultimate guide to pizza, from its history to famous pizzerias across the globe to over 30 recipes to get your pizza lover started! Give ‘em a slice of the action with this book.
Know a foodie who’s anything like Jamie? Chances are they’ll love this hot stone steak rock. It’s basically a big stone to cook your meat on – a barbeque for inside the house! Simply heat up the stone and chuck on your meat. It’s great for dinner parties too as all the guests can get involved.
Beeswax Food Wraps, £14
Give the gift of a guilt-free conscience this Christmas with plastic-free food wraps! Grab a mixed size pack of kitchen wraps for everything from cheese to bread to salad bowls. They could even use them for their Meal Packs leftovers – which brings us to…
The Sorted Gift Box, £65
You didn’t think we’d forget the most iconic gift of all, did you? That’s right, the Sorted Gift Box is now available! This time it includes a year’s SORTEDfood membership and your choice of 2 inspiring Sorted cookbooks – will you go for A.M. Menu, Cooking To the Beat or our brand new book, How We Cook? Take your pick and make somebody’s Christmas.
Wishing you a very happy Christmas, whatever you go for! (But go for The Sorted Gift Box).