With the winter holidays just around the corner, we carefully put together gift lists for every person in your life. And where better to start than in the kitchen? It is the place in the house where families come together on vacation and wonderful memories are awakened. Whether you’re looking for a master chef or an aspiring chef, follow our guide to Christmas gifts on kitchenware.
The Atlas 150 aluminum pasta maker
For the chef who has it all, check out the Atlas 150 Aluminum Pasta Maker. This beautiful hand crank machine made from Italian steel adds a touch of old world charm to any countertop. It can cut fresh spaghetti, linguine or lasagna noodles, and the press can be quickly disassembled for easy cleaning.
The Atlas Premium Pasta Marker can be purchased through Crate and Barrel and costs $ 150.
Salami of the Month Club
If your aspiring chef is a sausage fan, consider getting a membership in the Salami of the Month club. Courtesy of Olympia Provisions, they’ll receive a whole salami every month for the next year.
Club membership for Salami of the Month can be purchased through Olympia Commissions and costs $ 150 for a year of meat.
Olive wood cutting board
And if you’re looking for something to serve that salami on, the West Elm Olive Wood Cutting Board is the place for you. This fine piece of kitchen ware was designed as a cutting board, but is pretty enough to be used as a sausage board or as a cheese platter.
The rustic olive wood chopping board is available through West Elm and is available now for $ 47.
Face salt and pepper shakers
Check out these modernist masterpieces from the MoMA Design Store for a fun twist on the classic salt and pepper shakers. The placement of holes makes each shaker look like a face, and the shakers are stacked on top of each other for convenient placement.
The Face Salt & Pepper Shakers are available from the MoMA online shop and cost $ 28.
The Emile Henry ceramic hob tagine
If you’re looking to buy a gift for a novice cook, consider getting a tagine, a traditional piece of Moroccan cookware used for slow cooking meat and vegetables. They are easy to use and designed to make it difficult to over-cook meat.
The Emile Henry Ceramic Stovetop Tagine is available from Williams Sonoma and costs $ 150.
The Uuni 2S wood stove with stone baking board
This miniature wooden pizza oven is the perfect alternative to giving away a grill. At just two feet tall, it is manageable and produces delicious pizzas in just 60 seconds.
The 2S wood-burning stove with stone baking board is available from Uuni and costs $ 300.
Hedley and Bennett aprons
If you’re looking for chef clothes that are a little fancier than usual, check out Hedley and Bennett’s aprons. These modern yet sturdy aprons are well cut and handcrafted, which makes them the perfect Christmas present.
Hedley and Bennett’s aprons are available in a variety of colors on their website and retail from $ 58 to $ 140.
The NoMad cookbook
And what would an aspiring chef be without a cookbook? This book by Michelin star chef Daniel Humm catalogs some of the most famous recipes from his renowned NoMad restaurant. Not only are the recipes erasable, but the design of the book will look great in any kitchen. There’s even a secret cocktail book on the back.
The NoMad cookbook can be purchased from Amazon.