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Bon Appetit: 39 Gorgeous Gifts For Gourmands

Lavish love on your foodie friends and families this Christmas with our pick of tasty treats.

Christmas is a good time to be alive for the gastronomically inclined. Days of set-piece feasting – from the fish repast of Christmas Eve to the canapés; the main event to the Boxing Day gammon; the brightly wrapped bonbons to the endless cheese boards – are manna from heaven for those who like few things more than donning an apron and busying themselves in the kitchen, glass of wine in hand. For such gourmands, the best present of all is yet more delicacies to play with. This our selection of the best.

By Nancy Alsop
October 2021

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Freight HHG

Cast Iron Frying Pan, £125

Alessi

Sfrido, £28

Labour & Wait

Enamel Measuring Jug, £32

John Lewis

Marble And Oak Wood Pestle & Mortar, £35

Divertimenti

Amalfi Pink Gallina Oven/ Serving Dish, £49

David Mellor

Sarpaneva Oval Pot, £248

NordicWare

Brilliance Bundt Pan Gold, £40

Objects Of Use

Ukrainian Enamel Cooking And Storage Pots, £15

Borough Kitchen

Marcato Atlas 150 Pasta Maker, £90

Claudia Roden

Med, £28

Anna Jones

One: Pot, Pan, Planet, £26

Rachel Roddy

An A – Z Of Pasta, £25

The Great British Bake Off

A Bake For All Seasons, £22

Rick Stein

Rick Stein At Home, £26

Nigel Slater

A Cook’s Book, £30

Harvey Nichols

British Collection Hat Box, £40

The Shortbread Gift Company

Luxury Flower Shortbread Gift Tin, £15.50

The Spicery

Street Food Around The World Gift Box, £29.95

St John

St John English Breakfast Tea, £9.50

Ottolenghi

The Vegetarian Cook’s Hamper, £125

Brindisa

Brindisa Foodie Box, £95

Harvey Nichols

Champagne and Luxury Chocolate Selection, £57

Selfridges

Dream Time Iberian Ham And Wine Box, £200

Hawksmoor

Hawksmoor: Restaurants & Recipes, £30

Partridges

Buckingham Palace Shortbread Biscuit Tin, £10.95

Charbonnel & Walker

Dark Truffle Assortment, £35.95

Flint Owl Bakery

Chocolate & Cranberry Salami, £7.95

Anthropologie

Rainbow Stripe Cold-Pressed Olive Oil, £34

Nicolas Alziari

Tapenade & Oil Gift Tin, £76

Ocelot Chocolate

Exclusive Chocolate Library, £42

Daylesford Organic

The Chef’s Hamper, £225

Konditor And Cook

Before And After Treat Box, £26

Biscuiteers

The Nutcracker, £35

Betty’s

Yorkshire Fat Rascal Gift Selection, £18.50

Harrods

London Bus Chocolate Buttons, £10

Fortnum & Mason

20 Year Old Balsamic Vinegar, £40

Piper’s Farm

Steak Tasting Meat Box, £57

Freight HHG

Fig And Walnut Panforte, £12.50

Paxton And Whitfield

Little Box of Cheese Gifts, £35

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