Kitchen delight: 12 best Christmas presents for foodies
Whether it's a nifty new kitchen gadget or a gourmet treat to taste, food lovers will love these great gifts
Handmade from the very finest Valrhona chocolate, this 12-piece box from the Oxfordshire makers is an absolute delight.
Ethical cooking doesn’t have to be boring, as this 120-recipe paean to the best of seasonal British cooking proves.
The sea salt Heston Blumenthal uses at The Fat Duck and Ferran Adria used at El Bulli – divine.
From £5.25, halenmon.com
Sweet, rich and complex, this cask-aged vinegar gives body to even the dullest soups or salads.
It may be expensive, but this botanical-rich Spanish gin makes the zingiest G&Ts around.
This powerful juicer makes short work of even the hardest fruit and veg, giving your fuss-free smoothies in a trice.
The best kitchen cheat: just fill this rolling pin full of water and it’ll make short work of stubborn pastry.
Does the designer Tom Dixon ever put a foot wrong? He certainly hasn’t with this ice cool pepper grinder.
£50 each, selfridges.com
This flexible spatula – which is heat resistant to 260 degree - is just the thing for scooping, flipping, and scraping every last bit of mixture from the pan or bowl.
£6.50 each, bhs.co.uk
Popcorn is big trend at the moment, and now you can make your own with this clever little machine.
This “selection box” is a fine way to introduce someone to the teas offered by this venerable 140-year-old house.
This Heston Blumenthal-endorsed ice cream maker has 12 settings to make sorbet, gelatos or ice cream with minimum of hassle.
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