If you're scratching your head looking for unusual or useful gifts for the budding kitchen enthusiast in your life, we've got a serious selection of gift ideas for food lovers that'll make their Christmas.
From kitchen gadgets to steak ageing and sous viding these are some of the most interesting and unique kitchen items we've come across this year.
Take the pick for your Christmas list this year.
Gifts for Food Lovers
Tap into Chef Creativity - From $20
If you're looking to unlock or inspire culinary genius or simply re-create what Daniel Boulud cooks at home, this trio of reads should help home cooks tap into their inner chef.
The Ultimate Thermometer - $79
Finally a professional thermometer for home cooks! A digital display shows decimal readings for super accurate monitoring attached to a super thin probe.
Wooden Chefs Knife - €369 (£339/$439)
Can never have too many chef's knives? Try this chef's knife with a difference made of 97% hardwood as a sustainable alternative to the conventional chef's knife by German company Lignum.
Fridge Cam - $130
If reducing food waste is a big thing in your household try this Smarter FridgeCam, a wireless camera aimed at your fridge. The FridgeCam sits inside a refrigerator and monitors the use-by-date of all items. It also sends automatic updates when certain items need topping up and a gentle reminder to consume food before its past its best.
Sous Vide Machines x 4 - from $199
Sous vide is becoming much more accessible at home thanks to these affordable sous vide machines which are also app controlled.
The Steak Ager - $250
Love the taste of aged meats? dry age up to 22 lbs. of meat in your fridge with this wifi-enabled box that takes aroudn 12 days to work.
Thermal Imaging Phone Camera Accessory - $249
Imagine being able to maximise your appliance use better, like knowing the coldest parts of the fridge, or the hottest parts of the oven, when the burner is still hot, or not hot enough?
Nasa Inspired Knives - from $49
A knife that stays sharper 5 times longer than other knives? That's exactly what's promised by the producers of these NASA inspired knives.
Mediterranean Essentials Gift set - $54
Nothing beats a selection of high quality selection of herbs in the kitchen. Re-live those fragrant Mediterranean holidays with this special gift set containing six refillable jars of Thyme Flowers, Oregano from Taygetus, Fennel Seeds, Chili Flakes, Rosemary and Bay Leaves plus a card full of cooking tips, decorated with the designs of the french illustrator Lea Maupetit. All the herbs are carefully sourced by Daphnis and Chloe in a small workshop right under the Acropolis Hill of Athens in 2013 where they provide professional chefs and homecooks with culinary herbs & spices that are just as stunning as nature intended.
Michelin Guides - approx $20
And finally, all food enthusiasts must be armed with the most prestigous food guide when travelling to new cities and countries.