Top 10 Cooking Christmas Gifts

Finding it difficult to find that perfect gift for the chef in your life? Or is your other half a star baker? You might have caught our Top 10 Vegan Gifts article, well, we’ve been at it again and this time we’ve asked the very best in the cooking sector for their top Christmas gifts for budding chefs.

Here we’ll outline a whole host of cooking Christmas gifts and - the best part? – it means more homecooked treats for you too!

1. Signature Starter Set

As any good cook will tell you, it all starts with a good set of knives. The team at Robert Welch have a great selection of cooking gifts and they’ve recommended the Signature Starter Set as a top Christmas present for the Jamie Oliver or Lorraine Pascale in your life.

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Signature Starter Set | Robert Welch | £60.00

2. Signature Cookbook and Tablet Stand

Hear the constant groan from the kitchen that they’ve lost their page in their cookbook again whilst being elbows deep in pastry? This elegant cookbook stand will put an end to the madness. Made from stainless steel it means you can use magnets to hold a recipe card in place and it also fits an iPad or tablet perfectly.

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Signature Cookbook and Tablet Stand | Robert Welch | £40.00

3. Pebble Chopping Board

As a chef, it’s important to get the basics right. This Pebble Chopping Board, also recommended by Robert Welch, is made from solid oak and has a food-safe oiled finish. Coming with a 25-year guarantee, you know you’re buying quality. Looking for something to team it with? Check out the Robert Welch Gifts for the Budding Chef section for more inspiration.

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Pebble Chopping Board | Robert Welch | £36.00

4. Ninja Kitchen Personal Blender

The vast Ninja Kitchen range means there’s something for every kind of chef or smoothie aficionado, but the top blender they recommend this Christmas is the Nutri Ninja Personal Blender with FreshVac Technology. The FreshVac tech means that your mixes are vacuum blended, removing the oxygen, for a fresher smoothie without the separation that occurs in traditional blending.

NutriNinja Personal Blender with FreshVac Technology BL580UKV - £129.99 www.ninjakitchen.eu

1000W Personal Blender with FreshVac Technology | Ninja Kitchen | £129.99

5. Prestige Pressure Cooker

So good that even Stacey Solomon swears by them, Prestige’s range of pressure cookers are the cooking essential for any chef who is short on time. Reducing cooking time by 70%, they save time and energy when cooking anything from meat to potatoes and vegetables. They also report retaining more nutrients than standard cooking pans.

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Prestige Pressure Cooker | Prestige | from £34.99

6. Revolving Cake Stand

Show them just how impressive you think their cakes are with this showstopper-worthy cake stand. With a no-slip design, you also won’t have any of those hair-raising moments when the sponge accidentally decides to do a runner!

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ATECO Revolving Cake Stand | The Cake Decorating Co. | £74.99

7. Level Baking Belt

The Cake Decorating Co. has also recommended this perfect baking stocking filler. Take the hassle out of baking a cake with the level baking belt that ensures a perfectly cooked cake every time. It works by ensuring an even distribution of heat through your baking tin, so it’s always cooked through with no risk of burn.

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Level Baking Belt | The Cake Decorating Co. | £3.49

8. Hand-held Spiralizer

Spiralizers are a cooking staple these days as we look to get more fruit and vegetables into our diet. Now you can give the gift of courgetti on the go with OXO’s hand-held spiralizer. At only 158g and made from stainless steel it’s both compact and high quality enough to withstand camping trips for years to come.

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Hand-held Spiralizer | OXO | £15.50

9. Lettuce Knife and Kale Stripper

Another great stocking filler from OXO, this lettuce knife is perfect for that family member who never goes a day without their salad box. The plastic serrated blade cuts through a variety of greens from romaine lettuce to cabbage without bruising the leaves, whilst the kale stripping element means that vegetable prep has never been so satisfying.

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Lettuce Knife with Kale Stripper | OXO | £6.00

10. Protein Taster Box

We couldn’t leave out the Nutristrength Protein Range Taster Box! Containing one of each flavour of our Pea Protein, Whey Protein and Goat and Sheep Protein, it’s the perfect way to taste them all.

Each protein comes in its own sachet so they’re perfectly measured out for simpler cooking and baking – they’re also great for cooking when you’re travelling and don’t have the space for a full-size tub.

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Taster Box | Nutristrength | £25.00