With the holidays fast approaching, you've probably started to mentally calculate who you're buying gifts for this year – but no matter how long the list grows, your stress levels needn't match it. Whether you're planning to treat a seasoned chef or a newbie cook, we've got you covered this season.

To help you in your quest for holiday shopping success, we've rounded up the best cooking equipment, accessories and products, as well as some of our favourite gift sets from local shops and retailers. From bakers to cocktail makers, our gift guide is stocked with gift-buying ideas for all the foodies in your life.

For the home cook

1) Zwilling 15” Multi-Use Oval Roaster with Rack and Lid, $250, zwilling.ca 
2) Le Creuset Gravy Boat, $35, lecreuset.ca 
3) TealandGold Oak white oak pepper mill and grinder set, $267.71, etsy.ca 
4) All-Clad stainless 9” non-stick French skillet, $84.99, all-clad.com
5) President’s Choice colour bowls, $4 each, realcanadiansuperstore.ca
6) PC serve stand, $15.99, realcanadiansuperstore.ca
7) Goye scalloped-edge ceramic bowls, from $32 each, etsy.ca
8) Indigo Hat Owl Measuring Cups, set of 4 for $24.50, indigo.ca
9) Ikea Dinera 18-piece dinnerware set, $34.99, ikea.com
10) Indigo Hockey Foxes Baker Loaf, $25, indigo.ca
11) PC two-tier stand, $19.99, realcanadiansuperstore.ca
12) Indigo Cabin Plaid Oven Mitt, $12 each, indigo.ca
13) Le Creuset Shallow round French oven, $460, lecreuset.ca
14) Zwilling Staub American grill 10”, $230, zwilling. ca

 

For the booze enthusiast

1) Copper Bar Tools with Marble Stand, $49, cocktailemporium.com 
2) Ms. Better’s Bitters New Wave 3-Pack, $32, cocktailemporium.com 
3) Drake General Store assorted bar glasses, $12 each, drakegeneralstore.ca 
4) Split Tree tonics and syrups, $14 each, splittree.ca 
5) Inniskillin Vidal Icewine, $49.95, lcbo.com 
6) Nachtmann Punk Decanter Set, $150, cocktailemporium.com 
7) The Tonic Trio, $25, jackrudycocktailco.com 
8) Copper Pineapple Tumbler, $48, cocktailemporium.com 
9) The Mini Bar: 100 Essential Cocktail Recipes, $27, cocktailemporium.com 
10) The Craft Beer Dictionary, $22, indigo.ca 
11) Regarding Cocktails, $39.95, cocktailemporium.com 
12) Meehan’s Bartender Manual, $54, cocktailemporium.com 
13) Session Cocktails, $24.99, cocktailemporium.com 
14) The Canon Cocktail Book, $40, cocktailemporium.com 
15) Walter Craft Caesar Mix, $6.99 each, waltercaesar.com 
16) Flower Ceramic Bottle Stopper, set of 2 for $28, indigo.ca 
17) Potion House Coupe Glass, $9 each, cocktailemporium.com 
18) Stainless steel round flask, $14 each, makobarware.com

 

For the hot drink lover

1) Sloane Tea Holiday Duo, $32, sloanetea.com 
2) Barocco Coffee Gift Box, $119.99, barocco-coffee-company.myshopify.com*
3) Egentlig French press coffee maker, $17.99, ikea.com 
4) Nespresso Explorations 2018 limited edition collection, $89, nespresso.com*
5) Arborist action Mountie thermos, $33.95, drakegeneralstore.ca 
6) Pluck Tea Spa Day, $8, pluckteas.com 
7) Touché 1967 Coffee, $8.95, cafetouche.ca 
8) Lot15wpg blue grey matte glaze mug, $30, etsy.com 
9) Drake General Store white speckle mug, $24, drakegeneralstore.ca 
10) Hängiven Mug, $5.99, ikea.com 
11) Starbucks Red Glitter Red Ombre Stainless Steel Tumbler, $27.99, starbucks.ca 
12) Cacao 70 Hot Cocoa Powder, $17, cacao70.com 
13) Teapigs Tea, $9.99 per box, teapigs.ca
14) 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar, $49, davidstea.com 
*additional gift box items not pictured 

 

For the sweet and salty snacker

1) Create Your Own Macaron Gift Box, price on request, nadege-patisserie.com 
2) Loacker Gran Pasticceria Tortina, $1.99 to $4.99, loacker.com 
3) Nügateau Box Noël, $45, nugateau.com 
4) Spice of Life Hot Sauce Gift Set, $32.99, bluebananamarket.com 
5) Squish Candy, $7 each, drakegeneralstore.ca 
6) Foodie Pages Toronto’s Best Restaurants gift box, $75, foodiepages.ca 
7) Bulbs of Fire Garlic Preserve 4-Jar Gift Pack, $34, shop.bulbsoffire.comoneofakindshow.com
8) Jacek Box of Joy Gift Set, $105, jacekchocolate.com*
9) Present Day Gifts Box of Cheer, $67.50, presentdaygifts.ca 
10) Green & Black’s Assorted Chocolate Bars, $4.49 each, loblaws.ca 
11) South Pond Farms Gift Box of 3 Jams or Honeys, $15.95, southpondfarms.ca 
12) Forno Cultura Gift Box, price on request, fornocultura.com 
13) Purdy’s Chocolatier Home for the Holidays Advent Calendar, $28, purdys.com 
14) Provisions Food Company Condiments, $5 to $7.50 each, provisionsfoodcompany.comoneofakindshow.com
*additional gift box items not pictured