• ‘Tis the season to be jolly! We can guarantee you’ll be the favourite this festive season when you wrap up one of these for the foodies in your life.

    Christmas gift ideas for your foodie friends

    Philips Avance Pasta Maker, RSP R3 999

    What if there was a product that could provide you with endless fresh pasta options in less than 10 minutes? To good to be true? Try,  too good to miss out on. The Philips Avance PastaMaker takes the effort out of pasta-making. Just put in your ingredients, press a button, and let the Pasta Maker do all the work.

    The Pasta Maker can create up to 450 grams of pasta in one go – that’s enough for 4 servings! With endless customization options you can choose from four different pasta shapes: spaghetti, penne, fettuccine, lasagna. You could also flavour them with beetroot juice, spinach or even squid ink. The possibilities are endless for the carb conscious or your inner foodie. Swap out traditional flour for rice, almond and coconut flour or try out that ramen recipe you’ve had your eye on with your own homemade noodles?

    A definite must-have product for anyone with a penchant for a great variety of delicious meals.

    Available at Hirsch’s, Yuppiechef, Takealot, Makro and Dionwired.

    Morphy Richards Evoke toaster (4-slice), RSP R2 299

    The Evoke 4-slice toaster easily prepares toast for the whole family. The high-quality luxurious shape and finish of the stainless-steel body appeal to the eye and make it a focal point in your kitchen. The Evoke toaster is comfortable and simple to use, as the buttons illuminate when active, to clearly indicate which option has been selected. The high-lift function makes it easy to remove even small slices of toast or bread.

    Available at Morphy Richards, @home and Yuppiechef.

    Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 6L Smart Cooker, RSP R2 199

    The Instant Pot Duo is the world’s bestselling multi-cooker that combines seven kitchen appliances in one. It’s a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice maker, steamer, sauté pan, food warmer, and yoghurt maker in one appliance. The advanced microprocessor technology and built-in sensors control a range of 14 smart cooking programs for perfect results in a fraction of the time. It saves time and space in your kitchen, locks in more nutrients and cuts down on energy costs.

    Available at Yuppiechef.

    Nespresso Creatista Plus Automatic Espresso Machine with Automatic Steam Wand, RSP R7 499

    The Creatista Plus boasts an advanced milk frothing system that gives you the ultimate control in creating the perfect coffee and milk drink. The machine gives you an enhanced coffee and milk experience and the possibility to easily create an authentic top-quality Latte Art coffee thanks to an innovative, automatic and expert steam pipe.

    Available at Yuppiechef and Nespresso.

    Philips XXL Airfryer, RSP R5 499

    Keeping up with today’s fast-paced lifestyle means keeping yourself and your family well-nourished and healthy. But, after a long day, preparing a nutritious meal for the family can seem like a task in itself.

    With the Philips Airfryer, whipping up a quick nutritious meal for the family is a breeze.  Enjoy one-touch cooking that gives your family amazing flavour with up to 80% less fat, in next to no time. The simple-to-use dial controls and unique Rapid Air technology enables you to fry, bake, roast and grill, the tastiest snacks and meals with less fat than a conventional fryer, by using little or no oil. With instant heat-up, pre-set programs for the most popular dishes and a new QuickControl dial, cooking is faster, simpler and healthier.

    So embrace a new age of cooking and free up your time for the things that truly matters today.

    Available at Makro, Hirsch’s, Yuppiechef, Takealot and Dionwired.

    Laguiole by Jean Dubost New Age Steak Knives, Set of 4, RSP R1 1 99

    Made in France, the Jean Dubost collection of Laguiole cutlery and knives comes from a line of famous cutlers. Designed and manufactured in Thiers, the range is made from the finest materials in a wide variety of attractive colours in traditional shapes and styles.

    Available at Yuppiechef.

    Marble printed linen napkins, set of 4, RSP R495

    The perfect addition to any dinner table – these marble printed linen napkins are beautiful and would suit any table setting.

    Available at Weylandts.

    Le Creuset Christmas cookie plate, RSP R790

    With its Christmas tree shape and a lustrous finish, this plate is the perfect way to serve cookies, cake, and other sweet or savoury treats over the festive season.

    Available at Le Creuset.

    *All prices are correct as of 21 October 2019 and are subject to change without prior notice.

    Compiled by Imka Webb

    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com