The Foodism Christmas Gift Guide 2018

We've got everything you need to make the food lovers in your life happy this Christmas Day. Browse our handy gift guide, buy online, and get the wrapping paper ready…

The Foodism Christmas Gift Guide 2018

If you ask anyone at Foodism what we want for Christmas, we'll likely give the same answer. Food. Or kitchen stuff. Or drinks. Or more food. Because as people's interest in eating, drinking and cooking grows, it gets easier and easier to pick Christmas gifts for friends, family and colleagues – just get them something they can eat, drink or cook with and you're golden.

But there are millions of products out there, which is why we've taken the opportunity to guide you to towards some of our favourites. From big-time gift sets and hampers to kitchenware that ranges from really serious to really cute, a screen print from a London bar, the best booze and even some stocking fillers, we'll see to it that no one around your tree's disappointed...

Gift sets and hampers

Check out these beautiful sets put together by some genuine London food luminaries. An amazing present for anyone as nuts about food as we assume you are.

The Foodism Gift Guide: gift sets and hampers

1. Brindisa 30 Years Hamper

This assortment of beautiful cured meats, wines, cheese and other goodies from Brindisa comes in a giant wicker hamper alongside the Brindisa book by founder Monika Linton.


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2. Cafe Murano No. 1 Hamper

A gift set full of Cafe Murano chef-patron Angela Hartnett's favourite Italian ingredients.


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Kitchen tools make a reliable Christmas gift for very good reason – check out this pick of presents to refresh anyone's kitchen.

The Foodism Gift Guide 2018: kitchenware

1. TOG Paring Knife

A beautiful folded steel blade for serious cooks.


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2. KitchenAid Precision Press

This is more than just an insulated stainless-steel cafetière – it's also got a built-in weighing scale and timer for an even brew.


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3. Tefal Ingenio set

A range of gorgeous non-stick pans with a single removable handle, from two pieces to a whopping 13.

Sets from £64.99

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4. DOIY Cactus Juicer

A handy ceramic juicer that'll handle any citrus fruit. Oh, and it also happens to be really, really cute.


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Lifestyle gifts

For the food lover in your life who doesn't want, er, food – try out these books and gifts.

The Foodism Gift Guide 2018: lifestyle gifts

5. Pikaplant Arabica Jar

A self-sustaining coffee plant in a terrarium jar to brighten up a desk.


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6. Bar Termini Negroni Rosato Poster

One of four beautiful, limited-edition screen prints from Tony Conigliaro's iconic bar.


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7. Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi

One of the best cookbooks of the year from the much-loved Yotam Ottolenghi.


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8. The Home Bar by Henry Jeffreys

A one-stop guide to home cocktails.


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9. Lateral Cooking by Niki Segnit

Niki Segnit's unmissable cooking compendium.


Buy here

Secret Santa and stocking fillers

Got your hipster colleague in the office Secret Santa? After a stocking filler for your significant other that won't break the bank? We got you.

The Foodism Gift Guide 2018: Secret Santa and stocking fillers

1. Berry Bros. & Rudd Double Lever Corkscrew

A cute, handy corkscrew that'll fit in a drawer.


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2. Glencairn Cut Crystal Glass

A patterned version of glassmaker Glencairn's iconic whisky glass. Cheaper options available, too.


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3. The Pickle House Bloody Mary Mix

A spicy, delicious ready-made mix. Just add vodka.


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4. The Botanist

A miniature version of the delicious Scottish gin from Islay in a handy size.

20cl £15.99

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5. FusionBrands HerbZipper

A useful little bit of kit that nips the leaves off stalky herbs in a single swipe.


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Food and booze

From posh olive oil to ethical chocolate, some mulled wine and the obligatory bit of delicious whisky and cognac, we've got your food-loving friends covered.

The Foodism Gift Guide 2018: food and booze

6. Pump Street Award Winners set

A set of four single-origin chocolates from the chocolatier and baker


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7. Rémy Martin 1738

A beautiful, balanced cognac at an excellent price – perfect for classic drinks lovers.

70cl; £44.75

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8. Harvey Nichols Mulled Wine

A delicious, rich spiced wine – just stick in a pan to heat up


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9. Querubi Extra Virgin Olive Oil

A sumptuous oil – great for dipping.


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10. Port Charlotte 10YO

A fantastic smoky, rich Islay single-malt from Progressive Hebridean Distillers.


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