*Contains PR samples, all opinions are my own.
At Christmas those who enjoy cooking are often run off their feet, spoiling the rest of us and getting very little time for themselves. This gift guide is therefore dedicated to them, with a selection of gifts to ensure that they too have the kind of Christmas they deserve:
Indigo Nutrition Pure Chocolate Making Kit: £19.99
Ideal for chocolate lovers who also care about their health, this fabulous chocolate making kit from Indigo herbs is guaranteed to tick the boxes on their Christmas wish list. Containing everything they need to create their very own chocolate, including a recipe to get them started, this is a gift that will give joy not on,y to the recipient but to their friends and family.
Seaspoon Gift Pack: £14.95
For cooks who love to experiment with unique ingredients Sea Spoon. Their beautifully presented gift box comes with a Seaweed Boost 30g pouch, a Seaweed Umami Blend 30g poucH, a Seaweed Herb Mix 30g poucH and two Seaweed Boost on-the-go 2g sachets. But even better, it comes with a handy card telling you just how to use these unusual products. A fantastic gift for foodies this Christmas.
Prestige Smart Plus 6L Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker: £49.99
Made from stainless steel for maximum durability, this sleek Prestige Pressure Cooker is the perfect gift for modern family cooks. A fantastic time saving device, which can reduce the cooking time of one pot dishes from 45 to just 15 minutes, it’s a gift that those who care about cooking nutritional meals for their family but whose busy lives often mean they lack the time to do so will really appreciate.
Typhoon Living Scales: £20
If you’re buying a gift for someone who loves to bake it’s hard to go wrong with these stunning baby blue Typhoon living scales. With their easy to read dial face and precision mechanism, they are the perfect tool to help cooks perfect even the most delicately balanced recipes. The lovely large bowls, means they can also cope with bakers who want to batch cook, making them the ideal gift for those with large families.
Spice Pioneer Gift Subscription And Gin Pairings Box: £8.33/ Month
The Spice Pioneer Gift Subscription (And the Gin Pairings Box, which is currently a free gift with your first order) is a fantastic choice for adventurous cooks who like to try something new. Each month, spices from a different region are selected and posted right to your door, along with an accompanying recipe booklet to ensure you know just how to use them. A fantastic way to make sure you spice up your life, by adding variety to your cuisine.
Berghoff Gem Stir Frying Pan 24cm: €64.95
If you are looking for a stir fry pan that looks as good as it cooks, you won’t go far wrong with this fantastic Berghoff Gem Stir Frying Pan. On a practical level this makes an excellent choice for cooks, whatever their job type. Suitable for induction, gas, electric and halogen ovens, this is a pan that is as versatile as it is stylish. It’s deep rim means it is perfect for cooking up a storm, minus the mess in the kitchen, whilst it’s cold grip system mean that cooks stay safe in the kitchen. All in all, this is a product which has been well thought out and is sure to impress.
Mason Cash Colour Mix Powder Blue Mixing Bowl: £22.99
If you know a cook who likes to whip up a storm, this classic mixing bowl is a fabulous choice. At 29cm it is perfect for mixing even the largest of cakes, meaning it is the perfect gift for those who love to create celebration cakes for their family as well as those who like to batch cook and freeze. This is a product that truly does need to be seen and felt to appreciate the quality, it’s a bowl that truly will last a lifetime.
Salter Cook Interactive Bluetooth Kitchen Scale and Thermometer Bundle: £59.99
For the gadget loving cook, the Salter Cook Interactive Bluetooth Kitchen Scale and Thermometer Bundle is hard to beat. What’s more it’s innovative ability to capture online recipes at the touch of a button, means it has never been easier to get it right. For me though the true brilliance is that it also allows you to save your own recipes, and adjust portion sizes as you go. No more worrying about whether you’ve done everything correctly, with interactive weights, temperatures and times this fantastic combination set really is like having your own assistant in the kitchen.
Heritage Baking: £21.99
Whatever their skill level, Heritage Baking is a book that is sure to delight the baker in your life. Including recipes for 45 loaves, cakes, cookies, brownies and move, it’s the books step by step photographs that really make it stand out from the crowd. Ideal for those who want to check the consistently before moving on to the next step, the foolproof approach means that this is a book that makes even the more complex recipes feel manageable.
Waffle Bowl Maker: €42.00
If you know someone who loves to make a statement with their cooking, this Waffle Bowl Maker is a fantastic choice. After all, what could make a better spectacle than being able to each the bowl your dessert is served in. It’s easy to clean, easy to use and can cook an entire waffle bowl in just 3.5 minutes. The only problem cooks will have is deciding which delicious fillings to pop inside.
The Great British Bake-Off Organiser Calendar And A5 Diary Pack: £15.98
Fans of the Great British Bake-Off will be delighted by this excellent value calendar and diary pack. With a recipe on each monthly double page spread, the calendar ensures that only can the recipient keep track of every member of the family, but that they are guaranteed a new culinary creation to try their hand at each month. Meanwhile the accompanying diary is ideal for on the go planning, and of course a little extra baking inspiration…
Authentic Mexican Cooking Set: £39.50
One of the many things I love about Sous Chef is that they really do think of everything. If you love to cook or bake, their site is definitely one you should check out. Their Authentic Mexican Cookery Set exemplifies this to perfection. Forget running round looking for hard to find ingredients, this fantastic Set gives you not only the recipes but a selection of the things you need to make them. Guaranteed to delight both the cook and their families, this set is well worth checking out.
Tesco Finest Premier Cru Rose: £22.00
Ideal for those who enjoy a tipple whilst cooking, or for those who love a good bottle of wine to accompany their meal Tesco Finest Premier Cru Rose, is sure to delight even the most discerning relative. Made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir it is the perfect accompaniment to fruits deserts.
Tower 800W Digital Microwave: £71.49
Even the most distinguished cook wouldn’t turn their nose up at this stylish Tower microwave. With six different power levels and a defrost function, it’s the perfect tool to use to cook, reheat and defrost meals for the whole family. What’s more, it’s easy to clean, easy to use (even for a technophobe like me) and looks gorgeous in the kitchen.