If you're looking for a gift for that friend who loves to cook, but who already has everything, we've got you covered! Here are 7 unique gifts for foodies that we know they'll love.
These gifts go beyond the usual small appliances and baking sheets to truly unusual and special gifts for food lovers - we've been gifted several of these items and can wholeheartedly recommend them.
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Adopt an Olive Tree for Personal Olive Oil
Give the gift of high-quality olive oil by purchasing them an "adopt an olive tree" package from Nudo Olive Oil. We've gifted several of these packages to friends and family - they absolutely love the oil!
A Donation to End Hunger
Food is love. Give the ultimate gift of food - make a donation in their name to Feeding America. They work with 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and help feed millions of children and adults each year.
The Oldest Cookbook in the World
Gift some of the oldest known recipes in the world with a translation of Apicius de re Coquinaria - an Ancient Roman cookbook. Wonderful for foodies who love history and cooking, there are recipes for seafood, wild game, vegetables, grains, and beverages.
Edible Flowers for A Gorgeous Kitchen Garden
Perfect for the home cook who loves to make salads and artful spring and summer dishes, the gift of edible flower seeds, will be very appreciated.
Zingerman's Monthly Clubs
What's better than a box of cheese? Monthly boxes of cheese! Zingerman's subscriptions for their monthly clubs are one of our absolute favorite gifts. They have a bread club, a cheese club, a culinary adventure society (oh my!), and a frequent fish club (how fun!).
Home cooking can be seriously elevated when you use high-quality, fresh spices. One of our favorite places to source excellent, unique spices is The Spice House. We highly recommend their Mediterranean Herb Blend and the Shawarma seasoning.
Handmade Kitchen Pottery
Handmade items always feel special and thoughtful. Buy your cook a pottery item like a berry bowl/strainer, an olive oil cruet, or a salt cellar gift set. As a bonus, you get to support a small maker.
Do you have other ideas? What unique gifts have you given the foodies in your life? Let us know in the comments below!