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20th Dec 2016

17 Presents To Pick Up For The Foodie In Your Life This Christmas


With Christmas fast approaching we thought we’d put together a list with some great presents for those special foodies in your lives…

We have something to suit every budget here – but the only thing we need to figure out is how we can afford them all ourselves.

1. Brunch Cookery Course

Head to the most famous cookery school in Ireland at Ballymaloe and learn some amazing brunch recipes in this one day course.


2. 3Fe Coffee Subscription

Known as one of the best coffee shops in Ireland. If you know someone who can’t get there on a daily basis this monthly subscription is just what they need.


3. Global Chopping Knife

One of the most recognisable knife brands in the world. Unless you are buying for somebody incredibly special you’ll probably go for a single knife instead of a set. Not cheap but a present any foodie will savour.

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4. Drop Scales

A new connected set of scales that come with an app and great recipes, which will help take you to the next level of cooking.


5. Sea Gastronomy

A wonderful 400 page book that covers everything seafood. There are great demos, lots of recipes, stunning photos and some of the history behind the seafood as well. Buy here.


6. Bugatti Juicer

Will cost you a couple of hundred so you’ll want to make you’re buying for somebody very special. Sure to become the very centre piece of any kitchen though.

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7. Valhrona Chocolate

One of the greatest chocolate brands in the world and something special that any foodie will savour. The only question is how much you can get them to share.


8. Bamboo Steamer

With the excess of Christmas you’ll need to start eating healthy and this steamer is the best place way to start. Healthy vegetables, dumplings and anything else you’d like in there.


9. Nutribullet

The must have tool in the kitchen these days for all those health conscious home chefs. Perfect for juices, smoothies and soups and comes with a whole host of recipes to try out.


10. Christmas Ale

A special beer that is made every year by the people in Anchor brewing. Probably best that you get a case of it and share it with the person you are buying it for.

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11. Wooden Butter Knives

Something completely different and unique. A great company that makes wooden products in all shapes and sizes but these wooden knives are simply stunning.


12. Pork Cuts T-Shirt

Forget the fancy chefs jacket or apron and go with this t-shirt instead. You’ll be able to show constantly remind yourself of those key pork cuts.


13. Mr Tea Infuser Strainer

A lovely stocking filler coming in at less than a fiver, for those out there who like drinking loose leaf tea.


14. Fallon And Byrne Hamper

One of the best foodie shops in the country so when they put together a hamper you know it will please any foodie out there. Lots of different prices, great products and super packaging.


15. Bento Box By Built

Chances are you’ll have had a bento box in a Japanese style restaurant but take things to the next level by having one at home to make packed lunches in style.


16. Jamie Oliver Pestle & Mortar Stone

He is the chef that probably brought this kitchen tool to your attention for the first time. They’ll be able to make great pesto and all sorts of other lovely things for you to eat!

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17. Red Casserole Dish

With the cold weather coming it is a time for soups, stews and pot roasts. This high end casserole dish will encourage any budding cook to get into the kitchen and cook up some classics.


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