They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, and the holidays are the perfect time to put that into action. Whether you’re buying for a passionate chef or someone who enjoys fine food, we’re sure to have a gift that will suit their tastes. From delectable chocolates to quality kitchen tools, scroll down to see some of our favorite gourmet gift ideas!
Need a fun — and delicious — gift idea?
A box of chocolates from Delysia Chocolatier is just the ticket. The Winter Wonderland collection is now available in Canada and features unique flavors such as Peppermint Mocha, Hot Toddy and Campfire Spiced Muffin. Irresistible!
Source: Delysia Chocolatier
Approx. $70/16-piece box,
Handsomely crafted in wood and brass, the
Straight Edge scullery chopper is a thoughtful present for the home cook. The kitchen essential makes quick work of chopping vegetables, herbs, cheese and even dough.
Source: Wren & Brier Shoppe
A perfect host gift, the
Original salt & grater set by Rivsalt comes with a high- quality stainless steel grater and handsome oak stand for your table. Simply grate the salt onto your holiday feast for an elevated seasoning experience.
Source: Holt Renfrew
Give the gift of a pretty table setting with these
Pomegranate appetizer plates by Oui. Their simple shape and playful colors are perfect for holiday hosting.
$36/set of 4,
Cultivate Tea showcases rare heritage Chinese teas made by small producers who honor the traditional ways, as well as a curated selection of handmade ceramics that elevate your tea-drinking experience.
Source: Cultivate Tea
Shades of Red teacups, $245/set of 4,
A collab between Crafthouse Cocktails co-creator Charles Joly and restaurant supplier Fortessa, the
Crafthouse mixing set is an ideal gift for an at-home mixologist. With a mixing glass, julep strainer, bar spoon and two old-fashioned glasses, this set is all you need to make a restaurant-worthy cocktail.
Source: Kaufmann Mercantile
Made with GMO-free corn, alkaline water and a hint of vanilla,
King St. vodka is a great-tasting premium spirit that makes a perfect host gift. Bonus: It’s also gluten-free!
Source: King St. Vodka
Made from locally sourced woods in New Brunswick, these
kitchen tools are top-quality cooking and baking essentials that have a small ecological footprint.
Source: Livcan Design
From left: Herb strippers, $19 each; spaghetti measure, $24; rolling pin, $29,
Author: Severina Chu
House & Home November and December 2021