Who doesn't have a favorite foodie in their life? It might be the friend who hosts your gang's Friendsgiving year after year or the one you always turn to for restaurant recommendations. It might be the co-worker who randomly shows up at the office with baked delights for the department, or the one who splurged on Moon Juice the second Gwyneth Paltrow endorsed it.
Because not all food lovers are made equal, we sourced the best foodie gifts from the cheese lover to the avid baker. If you're feeling hard-pressed to find the perfect culinary gift—and can't quite splurge for that pizza oven your pal's dreaming of—then take a gander at this delicious gift guide. Find the prettiest bottle of olive oil we've ever seen alongside the ultimate truffle-tastic present. This list will serve you and your friends well.
This fancy olive oil isn't just about the pretty bottle, as many are. Bold Cortina olives take on bright, grassy, artichoke flavors—producing a wonderfully earthy and layered liquid.
Wrapped in artful modern packaging, these divine bars of chocolate have a silky smooth, buttery texture that creates a truly decadent experience.
Look no further. This is the pepper mill to end all pepper mills.
Truffle oil is nice and all, but why not spoil your friends with the real thing? Pair this slicer with fresh truffles, and they can go wild by topping risotto, salad, steak, or what-have-you with the decadent stuff.
These hand-raked, mineral-rich sea salt flakes get their crisp and unique flavor from the Arctic Ocean. Sprinkle it on everything.
For the baking enthusiast, there is no better tool than the Rolls-Royce of kitchen appliances.
Know a healthy foodie who's also short on time? Give them the perfect balanced breakfast every day: A subscription of ready-to-blend smoothies.
If you know someone who is into green juice, this slow juicer is the cream of the crop, and it will look good on their countertop.
For the foodie who loves testing out new recipes, this affordable smartphone accessory will make it infinitely easier for them to prop up their phone as they scroll through the instructions.
Why own a dozen knives when one can do the job? Misen's Japanese-style hybrid blade will cut anything from paper-thin slices to rough chops.
Shoyu is also known as Japanese-style soy sauce. Add its delicate umami flavor to anything from stir-fries to spaghetti sauces.
Want to treat someone this year? It doesn't get much better than Fisher & Paykel's selection of gas ranges.
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For the born entertainer to the avid grill master, this heavy-duty apron says exactly who's the boss in the kitchen.
Forget flowers—just add some brie, and your pal's got a wine-and-cheese night waiting to happen.
A lightweight skillet crafted like a vintage cast-iron pan will be your favorite cook's go-to pan.
For a great cookbook with recipes you'll actually want to make, look no further than Athena Calderone's Cook Beautiful.
Every cheese lover needs a great cheese board. This American-made walnut number is one of our favorites.
Know an avid cook who lives in a tiny apartment? This stackable cooking set is a true game changer for organized kitchens.
A few drops of a quality vinegar can make all the difference when it comes to making a meal sing. This would be a fun addition to anyone's pantry.
And since we're on a roll, keep scrolling for a few more ideas when thinking of what to gift your favorite foodie:
The Palate Expander
The rest of the country seems to be catching up to the tangy, multi-cultural treasure of Filipino cuisine, and this cookbook is a big reason why.
The Impressive Red
A velvety Bordeaux style red blend with layers of berries (think cherry, currant, plum) and chocolate make this sought-after bottle from Justin Vineyards and Winery in Paso Robles an excellent complement for a get-together.
The Spread to Level Up Almost Anything
Bold yet versatile, give your sandwiches, fish, and other proteins a generous dollop of this mustard spread from the duo behind Charlotte's Chef Alyssa's Kitchen. Mix it into your salad dressings too.
The Artfully Composed Mug
This handcrafted mug at Mori Hawaii is just one example of unique, local ceramics available in their online shop.
The Cookbook for Big Flavors In a Snap
Home cooks will love digging into this book of easy to prepare recipes with ingredients they can pronounce, without skimping on flavor.
The Chic Pie Tote
Another one for the baking enthusiast who wants to deliver the goods in style.