If you're scratching your head wondering what to get that food lover in your life for Christmas this year, Fine Dining Lovers have just the inspired list of food ideas to ease that headache.
Whether you're buying for the aspiring cook or the armchair foodie this eclectic list has something for all.
From an online masterclass with one of the world's best pastry chefs to fresh white truffles and a stain-proof notepad to a foraging bike, here all the Christmas ideas that'll help you sail through your Christmas list this year.
Christmas Gift Ideas for Food Lovers
1. Dominque Ansel Masterclass - $100
Keen bakers can discover the magic behind the cronut and more with the world-famous baker, Dominique Ansel, with this online package of 17 lessons for $100. Find out more details here.
2. Chef Knife Roll - $499
Professional chefs won't be able to resist this quality knife roll. It takes up to 18 knives and can be slung over the shoulder with an adjustable strap meaning they get to look just as cool leaving their shift as they do starting it. Find out more here.
3. Chef Notepad - $24
This waterproof notepad designed for chefs means splatters and stains won't undo that creative scribbling process in the kitchen. Find out more here.
4. The Forager Bike - upon request
This bespoke foraging bike could be just the perfect travel companion for all those avid foragers out there. Discover more here.
5. Chef Dinners
Rather relax and be cooked for than do the cooking? Why not take your date to dinner? Three Michelin-starred Meadowood in California has a series of dinners on in their annual Countdown to Christmas event here.
6. White Truffle - $$$
What do you get the gourmet food lover in your life but the ultimate prize, a fresh white truffle. A hedonistic treat for the avid foodie.
Budding bartenders will rejoice at the arrival of this long-awaited cocktail book from Grant Achatz and team. It's filled with over 114 recipes alongside some stunning images. Find out more here.
8. 5 x Kitchen Gadgets
Take your pick of useful kitchen gadgets for the keen cook, from thermometer spoons to sous vides, discover all the useful tools for the kitchen lover here.
9. Rainbow Cutlery
This spacey looking cutlery will add a colourful edge to any table settings. Discover more here.
10. Le Creuset Tableware
For a Christmas present with longevity try buying your food lover some tried and trusted french kitchenware, it now comes in shade of teal. Find out more here.
11. Philippe Starck Designed Kitchen Tools
For the kitchen fan with an eye for design, these Philippe Starck designed tools should keep them happy peeling the potatoes. Discover more here.
12. Parmigiano Reggiano
For all those cheese lovers out there, why not give the gift of parmesan this Christmas. While wheeling out an entire cheese might be out of the budget, there are plenty of Italian suppliers delivering wedges of umami-rich aged cheese to your doorstep. There are many online producers to choose from. Shope the Silvano Romani producer from Parma here.
Love dining amongst the stars? If the food lover in your life is always up to date on what's hot and what's new when it comes to Michelin starred restaurants, why not gift the new guide for their favourite city. Discover all the newly released guides for 2019 here.
15. Jeunes Restaurateurs Card
Give the gift of dining out with this restaurant card giving access to a few hundred restaurants around the world. Discover more here.
16. Modernist Cuisine Calendar 2019
The team at Modernist Cuisine are famous for their iconic food images. Why not enjoy them year-round with their new 2019 wall calendar.
It's time to up your pudding game and create a celebratory pudding fit for the Queen Elizabeth II's platinum jubilee. Take a look at the competition details and practice these inspiring pudding recipes.
Can we consider food to be a form of medicine, or are we overplaying the power of food to improve our health? We asked Niko Romito, whose 'Food Pharmacy' restaurant partners with a real pharmacy to deliver tasty and nutritious cuisine. Read on.
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.