It’s the Foodies Christmas Gift Guide edition, and we have all you gourmands in mind. From kitchen accessories to Australian made and local ingredients for the home cook plus some of our most popular products featured throughout the year that keep popping up - we have 12 suggestions you just may like to consider topping up on this Christmas.
Non-alcoholic & Tipples:
The good people at GOOD Cocktail Co. have already taken the time to craft your cocktails for you. Simply pour, mix and enjoy your favourite cocktails in less than a minute. Good Cocktail Co. mixers are made using only the good stuff’ – all-natural, alcohol-free and contain no nasties.
That means, you can mix in whatever you like, alcoholic or virgin! Plus each bottle has the cutest illustrations, you’ll love gifting these! Just add a cute jar of dried oranges, a mixer spoon and some tonics. Voila…Kris Kringle taken care of. From $12.99
True gin lovers won’t get better than Box Bar’s curated selection of 12 gins, that they just LOVED in 2023 compiled in one incredibly cute box. Each one has been handpicked to awaken your taste buds and ignite festive spirit, from classic London Dry to exotic botanical blends. Currently on sale for $199.
Fever-Tree Spirits and Mixer Crackers features four different crackers of curated spirits plus your favourite Fever-Tree mixers including:
Fever-Tree Soda Water paired with Grey Goose Vodka.
Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic paired with Four Pillars Blood Shiraz Gin.
Fever-Tree Mexican Lime Soda paired with Espolon Reposado.
Fever-Tree Ginger Ale paired with Chivas XV.
Melbourne Cocoa for chocolate lovers will hit the spot. Yes, it’s made in and inspired by Melbourne but enjoyed everywhere with its sophisticated and alluring range for both cooks and food lovers. Crafted by an experienced team of chocolatiers, each blend has been artfully created to yield a flavour that’s not only delightful but wholly ‘Melbourne’.
The Home Cook:
Philips Air Fryer XXXL - What was once thought to be a tool for healthy frying and heating frozen foods has transformed into a kitchen must-have that can help any home cook create complex, restaurant-quality dishes at home.
The Philips 7000 Series Airfryer XXXL has been designed to enhance the cooking experience through its innovative features and smart technology. Combined with the Philips NutriU app, which contains a huge bank of recipes from Chefs and other NutriU users, Australians can explore and try recipes they’ve never thought to cook before. RRP $6749.
Chef Joseph Abboud's food looks Middle Eastern because its proud origins are a little bit Lebanese, a little bit Persian and a little bit Turkish – but it also represents the heart of an honest and enduring eatery in inner Melbourne's Brunswick, named for the 13th-century poet. RRP $39.95.
Aquna Gold Caviar - made from award-winning Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod roe in the Riverina region of New South Wales. This caviar is an expression of true luxury with unique flavour - pure-tasting, lightly salted with a freshwater aroma and poppy texture. RRP $72.95.
Opinel French knives are not just for Chefs or home cooks. Nurture the culinary aspirations of little Chefs in your life with Opinel's Le Petit Chef set - an elegant Christmas offering for aspiring cooks. This set is available in green, red, and blue, and includes a knife, peeler and finger protector, designed for ages 7 and up.
The training ring imparts precision, while the protector ensures a secure culinary experience. It's not just a tasteful investment in your child's culinary exploration; it's a colourful and thoughtful addition to their kitchen adventures, guided by parental care. RRP $109.95.
The BBQ Lover:
CROSSRAY Smart Meat Probe is a great
add-on gift for the foodie friend who spends all Summer stationed by the BBQ on
grill patrol. Simply download the BBQiQ app, set your ideal temperature or cook
time (or choose from the pre-sets) and get notified on your phone when your meat
is ready. You enjoy the party, and the probe will do the food! $99.95
Love your outdoor kitchen, BBQ and picnics by the beach but hate the Summer mozzies? Us too. Thermacell EX90 $99.95 is a rechargeable mosquito repeller charcoal, built to withstand the rigours of outdoor Aussie life and…bugs!
Barbeques Galore needs no introduction, with a massive range of options for grill dad it’s their Barbeques Legends Club that we’re loving – giving you access to member-only offers and special club prices. It’s their Kids Pretend Play Toy BBQ set we are also loving at only $99 club price with pretend BBQ foods, utensils and yes, the BBQ too!
For the Foodie Who Has it All:
Campos Coffee in collab with Melbourne-based illustrator and graphic designer, Annie Walter, released limited-edition Aussie Summer festive packaging available across its ‘Superior Blend’ coffee bean range (250g, 500g and 1kg). Inspired by her diverse upbringing, Walter’s artwork captures the spirit of nature, old-world charm and the unique character of Australia’s wildlife.
Walter’s illustrations also feature on Campos’ takeaway cups and drawstring fabric bags, which coffee lovers will receive free with every one-kilo order of coffee beans. Available to purchase from the Campos website, as well as in Campos’ flagship stores and cafe partners.