40 Best Foodie Gifts This Year
A special chili sauce from Chengdu? Hand-rubbed fontal cheese from Wisconsin? Oysters from a farm in Massachusetts? How about your very own pizza oven? Whether you're looking for a gift to buy your favorite home chef or a delicious treat for your friends and family to indulge in this holiday season, we put together an extensive list of the best foodie gifts you can give this year. We rounded up some of our favorite products that we think your loved ones are going to adore during the holidays.
Read below for the best foodie gifts inspiration, and for more tips, be sure to check out our list of 100 Easiest Recipes You Can Make.
Pastene Italian Favorites Gift Box
Gift a box of pasta, tomatoes, and canned vegetables for easily whipping up a delicious Italian dinner. This starter kit includes jars of marinated artichokes and roasted red peppers, a bottle of extra virgin olive oil, cans of San Marzano tomatoes and pasta sauce, as well as Italian spaghetti and penne rigate.
Spiceology Sriracha Blends 6-Pack
This is the perfect gift for lovers of all things Sriracha! Spiceology is offering a 6-pack of their Sriracha blends in fancy glass jars. The blends include Black Truffle, Candied Bacon, Honey Garlic, Miso Teriyaki, Smoked Maple, and Thai Lime. These sriracha blends are great for seasoning, sprinkling on popcorn, flavoring your meat, or even as a dipping sauce for roasted potatoes!
Lionshare Organic Coffee Colombia Fudam Narino
Coffee for a cause! Buy a bag (or two) of this Colombia Fudam Narino coffee and 100% of the profits will provide free substance abuse treatment for those in need. This coffee has notes of sweet chocolate and spices in the blend, and also works well for espresso drinks.
Real Oyster Cult – Ultimate Gift Set
For the seafood lover in the family, this oyster gift set is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to sip on white wine and down delicious oysters. This gift set comes with 40 oysters from the East Coast, gloves and a knife for shucking, toppings, and a special sparkling hand-painted oyster ornament. Plus, if you're feeling extra fancier, an option to add caviar! Real Oyster Cult is a family-owned oyster farm in Massachusetts.
Wandering Bear – Cold Brew Homebrew Kit
Brew your own cold brew at home with Wandering Bear! This DIY kit comes with a rumble jar cold brew maker, a 32 oz. mason jar for brewing (like the pros!), and two 16 oz. Wandering Bear insulated thermos! And two bags of Wandering Bear Coarse Ground Organic Coffee, of course. This is the perfect gift for the cold brew obsessed in your life!
Sur La Table Online Cooking Classes
You may not be able to go somewhere for cooking classes right now, but that doesn't mean you have to skip out on the fun! Starting at $29 per household, take a fully interactive 90 to 120-minute class online with your family where you'll learn to cook all kinds of meals with expert chefs and instructors. You can learn how to bake, mix cocktails, whip up the best appetizers, and much more.
Fix & Fogg Selection Box
Choose any four of the world's best peanut butter for the peanut butter lover in your life! You can choose from Fix & Fogg's Peanut Butter Super Crunchy, Smooth, Dark Chocolate, Everything Butter, Coffee and Maple, and Smoke and Fire. Plus, shipping is free for all orders over $30! Not a fan of peanut butter? Fix & Fogg just released a line of almond butters and cashew butters as well!
Muggo Temperature Control Travel Mug
Never sip on cold coffee again! This travel mug is temperature-controlled, perfect for keeping your favorite hot beverages warm between 95 to 150 degrees for up to three hours. It comes with a battery coaster that charges the mug. Plus, it's leak-resistant!
Collapse-It Silicone Food Storage Container Set
For those busy on-the-go types in your life, these Collapse-It silicone food storage containers are great for prepping and packing lunches! Once lunch is finished, you simply fold up the container into a thin rectangle and stick it in your bag where it won't take up as much space. Plus. It's great for storing in the cabinet! No more containers falling on you every time you open those cabinet doors.
Cello – Rubbed Fontal Cheese
Have a cheese lover in your family? Then give them the gift of fancy cheese! Cello serves a line of rubbed Fontal Cheese—mild cheeses that have hits of flavors from the spice rubs on the outside. Cello offers 8 different types of rubbed Fontal cheeses including Mayan Cocoa Coffee, Bergamot & Hibiscus, Creamy Dill Weed, Dijon & Herb, Harissa, Pumpkin Spice, Smoky Pepper, and Tuscan. You could even pair cheese with a bottle of wine as a gift using Cello's pairing information on their website! You can buy a 5 oz. wedge of their hand-rubbed fontal cheese for just $4.
Daily Harvest Gift Cards
Stock your friend's pantry—and let them choose what to stock it with! Daily Harvest is offering Gift Card sets for $50, $100, and $200 that come with a reusable straw. The gift cards work on any of Daily Harvest's frozen easy-to-heat nutritious meals including smoothies, harvest bowls, flatbreads, soups, oat bowls, ice cream, and much more! Daily Harvest also offers custom gift boxes where the person you are gifting to can pick 9 items for $75.
Grounds & Hounds Coffee – Sip & Squeak Bundle
Have a dog lover in your life? Give them both the gift of coffee! Ground & Hounds Sip & Squeak Bundle comes with a bag of Lovable Blend coffee, a 14 oz. mug for the human, and a small squeezable coffee mug toy for the puppy! You can either order the coffee whole bean or have them ground it for you. Plus, 20% of the profits generated from Ground & Hounds Coffee Co. is used to fund do rescue programs throughout the country! They are offering free shipping for a limited time only, so make sure to look out for that coupon on their website.
Loaves and Fishes Cookbooks – Set of 3
Bring the delicious local taste of the Hamptons right to your kitchen! Loaves & Fishes released cookbook collections in their Farm Series for each season of the year. Choose the books for Fall, Summer, or Winter and cook through the book using seasonal produce. It's the perfect gift for the person in your life who loves to find ways to cook with seasonal ingredients from the farmer's market.
Ember Mug 2
Another temperature control mug, but this one is perfect for your at-home office! It has a long-lasting battery and you can choose any temperature between 120 to 145 degrees. Plus, you can even control the ember mug straight from an app on your smartphone.
Artisan Sourdough Made Simple Cookbook
Did any of your friends or family try making sourdough during the quarantine this year? Sourdough certainly had a moment this year, and if any of your people are still on the sourdough train, this is the book to keep them going. Written by Emilie Raffa, this book is full of delicious loaves and other sourdough goodies that are explained clearly and simply.
Mokaya Wine Flight
Wine and chocolate? Sounds like the perfect gift to us! Mokaya is a chocolate shop located in Grand Rapids, Michigan (and rated one of the best chocolate shops in the country!), and they are now shipping their specialty chocolate around the country. Order a pack of their Wine Flight chocolate box where the chocolates are made with real wine. Pair it with glasses of wine and it sounds like the perfect holiday party to us!
Blue Diamond Gourmet Almonds Nut Variety Pack
Is anyone in your life obsessed with putting together charcuterie boards? Then they are going to love Blue Diamond's set of Gourmet Almonds! These almonds are perfectly seasoned to go with any type of charcuterie board you can imagine. Order a bundle of four and you'll get all of their Gourmet Almond flavors—Garlic & Herb with Olive Oil, Pink Himalayan Salt, Rosemary & Sea Salt, and Black Truffle.
Bushwick Kitchen Three Knees Spicy Gift Set
Sweet and spicy sriracha? Yep, really! Bushwick Kitchen has a special pack for the hot sauce lover in your life. Their Three Knees Spicy Gift Set comes with their Bees Knees Spicy Honey, Trees Knees Spicy Maple, Weak Knees Gochujang Sriracha, and a custom dish towel to pair! Plus, the gift sets come with a unique QR code so the cook can access recipes to pair with their new set.
This Little Goat Ultimate Collection
For the creative foodies, This Little Goat's line of sauces and spices is about to be their new favorite thing to use in the kitchen! Created by Top Chef Stephanie Izard, these sauces and spices are inspired by the dishes she makes in her restaurants and work well with all kinds of meals—desserts included! Only interested in the sauces? You can easily snag This Little Goat Cooking Set Sauce Kit on Amazon for just $45!
Jovial Foods – Einkorn Gift Basket
Share the gift of ancient grains with others! Jovial has a gift basket full of einkorn flour products, a cultivated wheat with low gluten content that is freshly stone-ground. Their gift basket comes with Einkorn penne, spaghetti, all-purpose flour, checkerboard cookies, sea salt crackers, as well as a bottle of their special extra virgin olive oil, a jar of diced tomatoes, and cannellini beans!
Seven Sundays Cold Cereal Addict Gift Box
Attention, cereal addicts! Seven Sundays released a line of delicious sunflower cereals that come in all of your favorite flavors—Berry, Cinnamon, and Cocoa! These cereals are made with sufnlower seed protein, a plant-based up-cycled protein from the Midwest! Each cereal is sweetened naturally, are grain-free and gluten-free, and do not contain any GMOS, refined sugars, or artificial flavors. The best part? You can gift all of these nostalgic cereal flavors with a carton of shelf-stable Oatly milk to pair! You can score free shipping on orders $30 or more.
Pukka Tea Selection Box
We all know their are a ton of health benefits to drinking tea every day, so why not give the gift of tea for the health foodie in your life? Pukka's Herbs Tea Selection Box comes with 45 sachets of organic herbal teas including a Supreme matcha green, ginger, elderberry & echinacea, night time tea, peppermint & licorice, and many more.
Island Bamboo 6-Piece Utensil Set
Give your favorite home chef the gift of colorful, beautiful utensils this holiday season! Island Bamboo offers utensil sets crafted from PAKKAwood that are sturdy, odor and heat resistant, and last a lifetime. You can order these Island Bamboo 6-Piece Utensil Set in all different colors including red, black, blue, peacock, and rainbow.
Haven's Kitchen Sauces – Sampler 6-Pack
Cook up a delicious meal using one of the six pre-made sauces through Haven's Kitchen! These sauces come in small pouches that are easily squeezable. The sauces include Herby Chimichurri, Gingery Miso Sauce, Golden Turmeric Tahini, Zippy Chili Harissa, Nutty Lemongrass, and Red Pepper Romesco.
Kosterina Original Extra Olive Oil
Kosterina Original Extra Olive Oil is a great additive for a flourless chocolate cake. You can also snag their Fig Balsamic Vinegar, which brings out the flavor in any dessert, such as an olive oil cake—or ice cream!
Fly By Jing Sichuan Chili Crisp
Who doesn't love a good sauce? This Sichuan Chili Crisp by Fly By Jing is the perfect flavored sauce for any kind of homemade Chinese cuisine. It pairs perfectly with eggs, salads, pizza, porridge, noodles, and yes, even ice cream. It's made of Tribute Pepper peppercorns which are hand-harvested in the Qingxi mountains only once a year. If you have someone in mind for this gift who is already a Chili Crisp fanatic, you can also get them a trendy chili crisp bracelet. Bonus: proceeds from each bracelet sold will be going to Seeding Sovereignty. This Indigenous-led collective is working to radicalize and disrupt colonized spaces through land, body, and food sovereignty work, community building, and cultural preservation.
Ooni Koda Pizza Oven
Pizza oven? For a present? Yes, you really can give one! Get the delicious taste of pizza right at home with this Oonio Koda 12 Gas Powered Pizza Oven. It reaches up to 932 degrees in just 15 minutes, and makes the perfect fresh 12" pizza in just 60 seconds! Fits well in any outdoor space and weighs only 20.4 pounds. You can try one of these 29+ Best Healthy Pizza Recipes with it!
Diaspora Co. Trio Spice Kit
Premium spices can be hard to come by, so why not gift a trio of spices to your favorite home chef? Pick any three spices for just $36.
Acid League – Experimental Editions Holiday Kit
Acid League makes flavor-tripping bottles of vinegar, drinks, sauces, and condiments to energize your cooking! Acid League's Experimental Edition Holiday Kit (Chamomile, Celery Stalk, Honeydew, and Orange Marmalade) is the perfect gift for anyone who wants to start experimenting with different vinegars in their cooking.
Atlas Coffee Club – Gift Subscription
Treat the coffee lover in your life to six months of delicious coffee with Atlas Coffee Club! Each month they will receive a new Single Origin coffee from a new culture and country each month, roasted and delivered fresh to their door. Country cards and brew tips are included, along with picturesque postcards of the locations. They are offering a holiday sale with an additional $10 for a limited time only!
Tuff Black Truffle Infused Hot Sauce
Between the spicy taste of the ripe chili peppers, the sweet agave nectar, and the savory spices with black truffle, this infused hot sauce packs the punch in flavor for any dish you can possibly imagine. It's both vegan and gluten-free, and works well with all kinds of meals you can dream up.
SodaStream Fizzi Starter Pack
Give the gift of endless carbonated drinks! Turn your water into fresh sparkling water whenever you like with this starter pack SodaStrean. Plus, it minimizes the use of single-use plastic, and you can easily create all kinds of homemade healthy soft drinks or cocktails with this machine.
Wisconsin's Rush Creek Reserve Holiday Gift Box
Nothing beats the gift of good food and good company during the holiday season. Enjoy fresh Wisconsin cheese with Rush Creek Reserve Gift Box through Uplands Cheese. This gift box comes with one reserve cheese, organic classic white Potters Crackers, a jar of Peach Chamomile Preserves, and a bag of Spiced Pecans. Plus, all gift boxes ship free!
This Saves Lives Snack Bar Variety Pack
Co-founded by Kristen Bell, Ryan Devlin, Tood Grinnell, and Ravi Patel, This Saves Lives is a snack brand with a mission to end severe acute malnutrition in children across the globe. Every purchase made will send life-saving food to a child in need! Their Snack Bar Variety Pack includes two of their six flavors: Madagascar Vanilla Almonds & Honey, Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter, OB&J, Dark Chocolate & Cherry, Wild Blueberry & Pistachios, and Dark Chocolate & Coconut.
Belcampo – Tomahawk Gift Set
Give the gift of good steak and seasoning salt for the meat lover in your life! The price will vary based on the quantity of Tomahawk steaks you choose, which comes with a Bona Furtuna Sicilian Truffle Sea Salt.
Zero Proof Cocktail Kit
For those who aren't too keen on having a drink, or for anyone thinking about attempting Dry January, this Zero-Proof Cocktail Kit is the perfect alternative! The kit comes with two mixers, two wine glasses, and The Guide to Zero-Proof Cocktails.
Vnlla Extract Co
Using vanilla extract in your french toast, homemade lattes, or even cocktails? Then it's time to upgrade your extract to something even more flavorful! Vnlla Extract Co. sells flavored vanilla extracts made with Lemon, Orange, and Spice. It is sustainably sourced from Madagascar made with Bourbon Vanilla Beans.
otamot Mixed Sauce 4-Pack
While you could make sauce for a friend for the holidays, why not gift a special sauce in their stocking instead? The Mixed Sauce 4-Pack from otamot includes four rich, organic tomato sauces perfect for an easy weeknight meal. The pack includes their Essential Sauce, a Carrot Bolognese Sauce, a Spicy Sauce, and a Vodka Sauce.
BOU Indian Curry Cubes
In partnership with Chef Palak Patel, these Indian Curry Flavored Cubes from BOU are the perfect, easy way to make all of your favorite Indian dishes at home—like this homemade curry. It brings all the flavors, aromas, and colors of Palak's childhood straight to your kitchen! Get a set of 3 jars, which include 6 cubes per jar.
KIND Variety Cube
For the KIND bar addict in your life, this small cube cleverly opens to reveal a plethora of your favorite KIND bar snacks! This cube includes 20 bars made with nuts, fruit, dark chocolate, and other delicious ingredients.
For more gift ideas, check out our list of 25 Best Under $25 Gifts for Foodies.