Artisanal food production has never been more popular with any number of chefs and food companys looking to get back to basics.
Why not encourage the DIY enthusiast in your life to back to their culinary roots this Christmas with these smart do it yourself gifts, ranging from perfecting the perfect kombucha tea to churning your own home made cheese.
They'll gain a whole new kudos in the kitchen and you'll reap the delicious rewards of their new found artisanal production.
Check out these smart top 10 do it yourself kits and see what could be brewing at home.
Be the envy of your fellow passengers as you mix up a quick Old Fashioned at 30,000ft. Find out more here.
Come up with your own killer chilli sauce with this starter kit which will have you breathing fire in no time.
3) Homemade Gin Maker
Don't like vodka? No problem, transform it into gin in less than 36 hours with this specialist kit.
4) Brew Dog
Brew up your very own gallon of Punk IPA with this re-useable home brewing kit.
You may need to think carefully who you gift this elixir of love potion set to if the cocktail potion lives up to its name!
Making macarons is made simple with this straight forward kit that comes with a recipe book and 48 macaron silicon mould.
The superior qualities of authentic dry aged steak can be all yours at home with this specialist meat ageing kit. Take a look at the video to see how this unique system works:
8) Cheese Maker
Get your fix of fresh cheese in under two hours with this simple cheese making kit. All you need in addition is a microwave, milk and a lemon. Simple.
Cheese lovers will love these simple kits for making up flavoured fresh cheese.
10 ) Kombucha Brew Kit
Brew up your own pro-biotic tea with this starter kit from the Brooklyn company that will have you nurturing your SCOBY in no time.