Looking for the perfect present for an avid home cook or host? You’ve come to the right place, as we’ve rounded up 15 great gifts that they will surely appreciate, from high-tech appliances and gadgets to make food prep a breeze to tableware and other essentials to inspire their next dinner party – which you know you’ll score an invite to!
This sparkling water maker makes regular water fizzy in seconds, making it easier (and healthier) than ever to enjoy fizzy drinks at home. Its slim design and eye-catching blue body makes a stylish addition to the countertop, too!
If you truly want to impress, opt for one of Sodastream’s Holiday bundle sets at exclusive discount prices. Available at selected Tott Store, Courts and Self-Fix DIY and other authorised retailers.
A handy airfryer is great for whipping up meals with less fat, as it cooks using little to no oil. The latest iteration of the Philips Airfryer XXL uses smart technology to automatically adjust the temperature and duration for optimal cooking results. Available at Courts, Harvey Norman and other leading electrical stores.
If you’re willing to splurge on your loved ones, this vacuum blender is a worthy investment. A winner in this year’s Domestic Diva Awards, this blender works to slow down the oxidation process during blending, sealing in the nutrients and keeping smoothies fresh for hours. Available at the UnserHaus Experience Centre, Bosch online store and other authorised retailers.
Give the gift of inspiration with this newly-released cookbook by local chef Pamelia Chia, who scoured Singapore’s wet markets for lesser-known local veggies, fruits and herbs and turning them into delicious meals. The book includes more than 80 recipes to try, plus the stories behind them. Available at Epigram Books.
What’s better than one non-stick pan? Two, of course! What’s even more special about the Tefal Ingenio range is that it comes with innovative detachable handles that can be removed at will, allowing users to save space in the cupboard, serve straight from the dining table or move from hob to oven. Available at Tefal online store and leading department stores and retailers.
A chopping board is an absolute essential for any home chef. Get her one made of high-quality bamboo like this one by model-turned-home chef Danielle Peita Graham – it’s ecofriendly, lightweight and extremely durable, not to mention easy to clean, too. Available online and at Tott Store.
Reusable silicone food bags aren’t just a great replacement for plastic ziplocs, they’re an upgrade too. This one from Stasher is able to handle both hot and cold foods, and it’s airtight to prevent liquids from spilling out and flavours from escaping. It’s also microwave-, sous-vide and oven-safe. Available at Your Sustainable Store.
This compact food chopper with stainless steel blades is perfect for cutting up fresh herbs and veggies, or even creating delicious purees with minimal effort. Available at Mayer.
This isn’t your regular cooking spoon – made of premium silicone, it doubles us a meat thermometer to measure the exact temperature of the dish, and alerts the user once the preset desired temperature is reached. Available at selected WMF concept stores, Robinsons The Heeren and more.
This fully automatic ice cream maker lets her whip up frozen treats in 20 minutes and under without mess, saving time and energy. Available at Tott Store.
Great for making sauces for pasta, desserts and more, this ingenious device purees ingredients directly into the connected mason jar that’s perfect for food prep and storage. Do note that this product ships from overseas. Available at Uncommon Goods.
For the steak lover, present them with a set of good quality and elegant steak knives that come in a presentable wooden gift case. Available at Robinsons.
A cute pair of serving tongs is just what she needs for her dinner party. This conversation starter is perfect for tossing and serving salad, pasta and other dishes. Available at Hipvan.
A gorgeous white marble cheese board is a must-have for any stylish homeowner. This one comes with a built-in stainless steel slicer for greater convenience. Available at Crate & Barrel.