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15 best Valentine’s Day gifts for the stylish foodie in your life

Unique finds – from heart-shaped ravioli stamps to pastel pink chefs' knives.

You don’t often hear the word ‘romantic’ paired with ‘kitchen gifts’ but our gift guide will change your mind. Show your bon vivant valentine how much you care with one of these unique and thoughtful gifts.

Recipe Journal and Heart-Shaped Cookie Cutter,
Nóta

Keep track of recipes in the making with a series of guided prompts for ingredients, directions, notes and reviews. The cookie cutter (and our recipe for a sugar cookie pyramid) adds extra love.

$23

Puppy Love Dish Towel,
Anthropologie

This sweet pup turns a dish towel into an utterly romantic gift. The illustration is by Michigan-based artist Amy Heitman as part of a collaboration with Anthropologie, and the tea towel makes a fun and unexpected Valentine’s Day gift.

$24 U.S.
Candy Jar,
Helle Mardahl

Copenhagen designer Helle Mardahl’s ‘Dark Cherry’ and ‘Pink’ shades blend together in this stunning candy jar that doubles as an elegant art piece. The glass is mouth-blown, making each piece one-of-a-kind.

$1,965

Now S 7-Piece Block Set,
Zwilling

Show your love with the best chef’s gift of them all: a set of new knives. Zwilling’s Now S Block Set is now available in Rose Apple Pink – just right for Valentine’s Day. It includes a Santoku knife, Chinese chef’s knife, Chinese chopper, sharpening steel, scissors and the block.

$500

I Love You Greeting Card With Organic Microgreens,
Giftagreen

Looking for an alternative to the traditional Valentine’s card? This package of red radish microgreen seeds is packed as a Valentine’s Day present – and it’s easy to send by mail. When grown, the microgreens will spruce up any salad or sandwich.

$13

Ruffoni Opus Prima Hammered Stainless-Steel Soup Pot with Lovebirds Knob,
Ruffoni Historia

Ruffoni Historia’s Lovebirds Knobs are hand cast in bronze and plated in silver by a Milanese silversmith, and they’re guaranteed to make every cooking experience a little bit more romantic. This hammered-steel soup pot is a high-quality piece made for cooking with love.

$510

Heart Skewer Shaped Candle,
Yui Brooklyn

A romantic table setting just isn’t complete unless you have Japanese designer Yui Kobayashi’s natural soy wax heart ‘skewer’ candles – a must-have alternative to the traditional taper.

$39
Better Half Mugs Set of 2,
Indigo

Even if you can’t share morning coffees with your boo, Indigo’s Better Half mugs ensure you can both start your days the same way: caffeinated and feeling cared for. They’re porcelain and microwave-and-dishwasher safe.

$30
Handcrafted Wood Cheese & Charcuterie Board for 2 Gift Set,
Pottery Barn

These handcrafted mango wood serving boards from Pottery Barn’s Chateau Wood Collection are available in a dark wood, white or black finish. The letter engraving on the heart board is optional, and a cheese knife and spreader are included.

$84

Heart Ravioli Stamp,
Marcato Designs

It’s a lighthearted gift on sight, but this Italian-made heart-shaped ravioli stamp is the real deal. You can use it to cut and seal ravioli in one easy-to-execute maneuver. And, if you want to really impress the pasta-lover in your life, consider an Atlas 180 pasta maker.

$17

The Toast Select Luxe – Red Velvet Cake,
Breville

With its retro styling and adjustable gauge for precision toasting, it’s no surprise that the Toast Select Luxe is Breville’s most desirable toasters. It’s available in a multitude of colours, but it’s the ‘Red Velvet Cake’ shade that’s true to the season.

$260

Heart Cocotte,
Le Creuset

Le Creuset has a whole collection of high-quality heart-shaped cookware. This cocotte will come in useful in any kitchen, and it’s too cute to boot. For a more versatile and low-key option, a heart-shaped knob for your Valentine’s favourite Le Creuset piece is perfect.

$300

 

Natural Coaster Gift Set with Heart Pouch,
Korissa

These 100% seagrass and jute coasters come in four unique patterns. Prettily packaged up in drawstring bag handmade by Bangladesh women artisans, these trivets are a surprisingly sweet gift.

$67

Lucia Eames Dinner Plates,
Crate & Barrel

A Crate & Barrel collection from the Fall, according to The New York Times, positioned the late artist Lucia Eames “as a hidden talent, bearing her heritage like precious cargo waiting to be unloaded.” These plates, inspired by Eames’ design “Seeing with the Heart,” are an unusual but on-season gift.

$15

Mr. & Mrs. Night Water Carafe,
Nude Glass

This iconic water carafe’s glass acts as a stopper to keep water fresh all night long. The design by famed Turkish glass maker Nude Glass comes in two sizes and three shades (Clear, Green and Dusty Rose). Be warned – you’ll want one of these for your own nightstand.

$173
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