Searching for cookery gifts for any home cook, food lover or cooking enthusiast in your life may sound like a daunting task. After all, if they love whipping up delicious dinners, they’ll probably already own kitchen utensils, baking equipment and cookware and fancy casserole dishes aplenty. And trying to find foodie gifts for a loved one is made even more daunting if your go-to is ordering dinner on Deliveroo rather than sautéing, seasoning, or simmering something yourself.
The secret recipe to ensuring your friends and family with a passion for cooking will love their kitchen gifts? Our edit of the best cookery gifts out there. We’ve done all the hard work for you and rounded up cooking gift ideas – including must-have cookware, dinnerware sets and unusual cooking gifts – to create a top-of-the-range kitchen for the aspiring chef you’re treating.
For something sentimental, we’ve found a personalised chopping board you can engrave with a name or message to a loved one. And for the friend who spends their days searching for new recipes on Instagram and Tik Tok, no doubt they’ll have seen the sell-out Always Pan from American cult cookware brand Our Place.
So whether you’re gifting for an experienced cook, looking for a housewarming present, or hoping to encourage your flatmate in the kitchen (maybe they’ll *finally* get the hint), we’ve got you covered. And if your own kitchen needs an upgrade, this edit is full of things you can self-gift too! It’s no secret the best part about gifts for chefs is getting to enjoy the tasty kitchen creations that follow.
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