The month of December has arrived and with it comes the dilemma of what to give to the most important people of our lives. As there is always someone in the family who loves to cook, today we want to share a list of gifts to surprise your kitchen lovers with this Christmas.
We hope they will inspire you and help you find the perfect gift. Oh, my God! And if the kitchen lover is you, you can share this article with your friends and family so they know what they can give you at Christmas or on your next birthday.
Let’s get on with the list…
If you know some kitchen lovers, you will know that they always like to buy a new utensil or appliance. It usually comes with products that help to save time in cooking, improve food prep or to help them eat healthier.
If you want to gift an appliance this Christmas, we’ll give you some ideas from Amazon’s top 100 best-selling products in the Kitchen and Dining category this December.
The list is comprised of products such as: programmable pressure cookers, digital thermometers that ensure meats reach their cooking point, machines to make ice, hot air fryers, digital scales that can be used to better measure portions and, of course, blenders that are the dream of any pastry cook or baker.
All of these devices are super useful and definitely great Christmas gifts!
If your budget isn’t big enough to give an appliance, don’t worry. There are a number of gadgets (practical and novel devices) that you can give to a kitchen lover that they’ll surely love.
The trick is to find the right product.
There are vegetable slicers, dessert molds, and vases to keep drinks cold, stones for sharpening knives , measuring cups, machines to make popcorn and much more… In the universe of gadgets there is a utensil for every need. You’ll see!
By the way, if the person you want to give the gift to has just moved into a new place or they don’t have much experience cooking, take a look at the utensils that can’t be missing in a beginner’s kitchen.
A very special set of dishes
Do you know that phrase “Food comes through the eyes”?
Every cook knows that dishes should not only taste good, they should also be attractive to the eye.
To achieve this effect, it is not enough for the food to look appetizing, it must also be served on a dish that can seduce the diner.
That’s why a beautiful gift for a kitchen lover (and home) is dishware that goes with their personality. Large or small, round or square, with pieces in neutral or striking tones, with unicolor or printed designs, smooth or textured.
So, if you want to surprise a cheerful person and like to do casual gatherings at home, try giving them dishes that have a colorful, stamped or special motif. I’m sure they’ll be able to take advantage of it on more than one occasion!
And speaking of dishware, another gift can be a set of gold cutlery to use on special occasions. What do you think of the idea?
Every kitchen lover wants to learn new recipes. That’s why a good gift for this type of person is a book with recipes for their favorite cooking style.
Find out if that person is attracted to the gastronomy of a specific country or a particular type of cuisine. They may prefer to learn gourmet plates, dessert recipes or simple menus for every day.
Another gift can be a blank recipe book for the person to fill with their own recipes, where they can add comments for each preparation.
For example, in the recipe book they can specify the ingredients, the cooking time, the step by step instructions for the item’s preparation, how many people the recipe is for, the dishes can accompany it and how it should be presented. This can help people reproduce the recipes of the family whenever they want!
Foodies value handmade products for their high quality and unmatched taste.
Therefore, a good Christmas gift is a sample of handmade products according to the taste of the person you’re giving the gift to. Products can also be made using foods that are most produced in your region.
Spices, breads, desserts, cold cuts, cheeses, dressings, pastas, beers… the artisanal market is gaining more and more strength in the world!
This is a beautiful natural gift! If you want to surprise a kitchen lover this Christmas, a wonderful idea is to give them a mint, basil, fennel, rosemary, coriander, parsley, arugula, or thyme plant.
These plants can fulfill different functions: decorate the garden, aromatize the home and, of course, give them a different flavor for their recipes. So, if the person loves to cook, they will surely appreciate your gift because they will be able to prepare delicious meals and even a few cocktails using it.
If you want to show off even more, you can put a beautiful bow on the pot or buy a pot that is already decorated. Currently, pots made of natural or hand-painted materials are trending.
Do you like plants? We invite you to read this article from our blog: Learn how to make your own garden at home and take advantage of all its benefits.