Gifts for gourmands who appreciate the finer things

A curated list of gifts, from a Veuve Clicquot-inspired fridge to a milk frother that makes latte art.

The Very Best of the Best

 

If you’re looking to gift a taste of luxury, look no further. We’ve curated a list of lavish gifts, perfect for the foodie who appreciates the finer things.

 
FAB10 Free Standing Refrigerator, Smeg x Veuve Clicquot

The celebrated champagne brand is celebrating its 250th birthday, and Smeg is more than ready to party. Their refrigeration systems are guaranteed to keep food and drinks at the right temperature, and this collab couldn’t be more perfect for a friend who loves beautiful things and champagne, of course.

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41% Milk Chocolate Ornament, Monde Du Chocolat

Handcrafted from couverture chocolate, this beautiful, preservative-free bonbon is a decadently delicious work of art. When the “ornament” is opened, mini chocolate bars are unveiled. Sold individually or as a set of six.

$200 for six
Multicolor Savannah Cake Stand, Reflections Copenhagen

Beautiful desserts deserve a beautiful presentation. Each crystal cake stand made by Reflections Copenhagen is individually crafted by hand and designed to capture and reflect light for a shimmering display.

$740
Vertuo Next Deluxe Matte Black Steel, Nespresso

Experience – and taste – holiday magic every single day with the Vertuo Next. Your perfect morning partner, the Vertuo Next takes the full range of Nespresso coffee styles even further by making exceptional coffee in five different cup sizes, from a traditional espresso to a large long-cup.

$259

Beast B10 Blender, Beast

The sleek, compact device was created by the founder of the NutriBullet and is a fave of the editors at ELLE Gourmet. The Beast enables the user to seamlessly crush ice, blend drinks and make small servings of soups, sauces and salad dressings. A drinking lid and an easy-carry cap are included.

$225
Everyday Objects Tiffany Coffee Cups, Tiffany & Co.

A shopping trip at Tiffany & Co. isn’t complete without drinking coffee from an elegant paper cup in the iconic Tiffany Blue hue. This set of five coffee coffee cups are inspired by that utilitarian design of those paper cups but are crafted from luxurious bone china instead. Breakfast at Tiffany’s can now be an everyday affair.

$555
EATERTAINMENT, Sebastien Centner and Sheila Centner

No one knows how to throw a memorable party like Seb and Sheila. For any event you’re throwing, at any time of the year, EATERTAINMENT is the all-in-one entertaining guidebook with everything you need to know to host a stress-free (and most importantly, fun!) gathering. Brought to you by Appetite by Random House.

$40
Fully Equipped Re-Nylon Picnic Backpack, Prada

A designer bag in the great outdoors? Sì! Prada’s picnic backpack is fashionable and functional, with straps and pockets for everything a picnic needs. The bag comes with two stainless steel sandwich boxes, two sets of cutlery, two water bottles and linen napkins.

$5,100

Squared Octagon Charcuterie Serving Board, Steelwood Design

This reclaimed oak serving board is handmade in North Vancouver out of up-cycled materials and with a flawless attention to detail. The squared octagon shape is unique, but still functional – a perfect gift for a frequent host.

$325
Set Linen Placemat and Napkin, Dolce&Gabbana

D&G’s homewares are the definition of opulent. The Mediterraneo is one of the more understated patterns in their lineup of linen tabletop, with a white and blue pattern inspired by maiolica (traditional Italian pottery).

$595
More Mandy’s, Mandy Wolfe and Rebecca Wolfe

From the sisters behind the runaway bestselling cookbook Mandy’s Gourmet Salads – and the Montreal salad bars of the same name – comes More Mandy’s. This sensational cookbook is packed with even more salads, smoothies and sweets – as well as recipes for morning ‘fuel’ and soups. Be inspired by these heartwarming recipes for both cold-weather meals and year-round favourites. After all, even in winter, there’s nothing a Mandy’s salad can’t fix! Brought to you by Appetite by Random House.

$35

Design Series Blossom Stand Mixer, KitchenAid

Everyone’s favourite stand mixer gets an artful twist with this biophilic design-inspired look, which features a thyme green velvety finish (the colour is inspired by fresh herbs) and an alluring hammered copper bowl that develops patina over time.

$1,000

Stackable Set Large 4 Piece, Cast Iron, Staub La Cocotte

Do you know a condo-dweller who loves to cook?  The Staub Stackable set is a four-piece collection of made-in-France cast-iron cookware designed with sloped sides so that they can all fit snugly together. Available in five enamelled hues, the set includes a round cocotte, a braiser, a grill pan and a universal lid.

$1,400
Enfinigy Electric Kettle, Zwilling

Introduce the tea-lover in your life to their new obsession: Zwilling Enfinigy. The temperature and steeping time is adjustable on this electric kettle, with settings to optimize different tea varieties and a stainless steel insert for easy steeping. A “Keep Warm” setting will keep your tea serve-ready for 30 minutes.

$275
Customizable 24″ Undercounter Wine Cabinet, True Residential

True Residential’s undercounter wine cabinet is fully customizable, with single and dual temperature zones and a full range of colour options. This emerald shade is ‘true’ to the holiday season, but 11 different finishes like Sage and Saffron are available.

Starting at $5,790 USD
Barista Connected Milk Recipe Maker, Nespresso

From iced coffees to elaborate latte art, the Barista Milk Recipe Maker from Nespresso goes far beyond your expectations of what a milk frother can do. Perfect for the at-home barista, it also connects via Bluetooth to an app that will “make” your recipes.

$299

Butterfly Ginkgo Salt & Pepper Shaker, Michael Aram

Michael Aram’s Butterfly Ginkgo collection is inspired by the tree known by the same name, with leaves shaped like a butterfly’s wings. These salt and pepper shakers are textured with a subtle woodgrain pattern and the striking “branches” transform simple seasonings into an ersatz centrepiece.

$150
Silver Cobra Bread & Fruit Basket, Georg Jensen

Scandinavian serveware is renowned for its high quality and timeless design. Georg Jensen has been crafting silver and metal since 1904 in forward-thinking styles, including an ultramodern and sleek aesthetic. This polished stainless steel ‘basket’ makes an adaptable centrepiece to be filled with just about anything.

$130
Multicolor Grandpa Tea Set, POLSPOTTEN

For friends who love to serve afternoon tea, this set is a whimsical take on traditional bone china tea cups. The set plays with colour, with four slightly mismatched teacups in an assortment of vivid colours and gold detailing. We promise resulting tea parties will be Wonderland-worthy.

$200
All * Star Knife Block Set, Zwilling

A set of ice-hardened German blades is sure to get the job done in any kitchen. Zwilling’s All * Star Knife Block Set comes equipped with the brand’s new All * Star collection, which features newly-designed ergonomic handles and their classic proprietary Friodur steel. 4 knives, scissors and sharpening steel are included with this set.

$890

A silver air fryer on a red circle
The Joule Oven Air Fryer Pro, Breville

This luxe air fryer – which can also bake, broil, toast, warm and dehydrate – can be controlled by a handy app that enables guided recipes, progress monitoring, voice activation and an autopilot feature that automatically adjusts settings depending on your selected dish.

$850
24kt Beehive Honeypot, L’Objet

Say goodbye to sticky plastic bear bottles: L’Objet’s beautiful gold and porcelain honeypot makes honey drizzling a dream. The hand-gilded honey drips and gold-plated spoon couldn’t be a sweeter surprise for your giftee.

$264

Tero Plus, Tero

This classy composter turns food waste into garden fertilizer with a completely quiet and odourless grinding technology. It’s high-tech, easy-to-clean and ultra eco-friendly. With the Tero Plus, the cycle can be started anywhere with WiFi – and your exact sustainability stats, like total waste saved, are available.

$795
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