Perfect Christmas gifts for the foodie in your life!

Certain people require a little extra effort at Christmas than the bog standard pair of fluffy socks!

If you're buying for someone who loves food – cooking it, baking it, or eating it – why not get them a gift related to their biggest passion?

Here are a few simple ideas for thoughtful gifts they'll always treasure!

1. Recipe hamper
This World Recipe gift set contains herbs and spices for a number of international dishes, from Jamaican Jerk Chicken to Moroccan Lamb Tagine. All they'll need to do is buy the meat and veg and follow the simple recipes! Expect a dinner invite once they've mastered all the dishes…

World Recipe Gift Set, €30.27, Not On The High Street

2. Adorable oven dish
How cute is this heart shaped ceramic dish? Perfect for making food with love!

Heart-shaped oven dish, €8, Tiger

3. Pestle and mortar
They'll be able to add spice and flavour to any recipe with this set, which not only comes with a pestle and mortar but with black peppercorns, fenugreek and black mustard seeds too. 

La Cucina Pestle and Mortar set, €22.50, Debenhams

4. Box of gourmet goodies
This selection box of jams and chutneys looks super-fancy – Avoca is famous for their deli delights so this definitely won't disappoint.

Selection box hamper, €19.95, Avoca

5. Fun wall hanging
Who can resist a G&T? We love this tongue-in-cheek wall hanging!

Gin Wall Decoration, €19.09, Not On The High Street