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Books and Gifts for Foodies

If you've got food fans to buy for then look no further, we have loads of books and gift ideas for foodies to keep everyone happy. In amongst our gifts for chefs and bakers we have a range of fun things they can add to their kitchen. Alternatively, getting them a cookbook is a great idea - especially if they decide to let you try the tasty meals they'll be making! Whatever you think your food-loving friends and family members will love, we have lots of suggestions in our list of books and gifts for foodies.

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1. Grow Your Own Herbs Pot Pack

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This set allows you to easily grow your own herbs to add to your home recipes. Included in the pack are basil, mint and parsley seeds, plus three terracotta pots, a growing guide book, a trowel and three wooden seed sticks.


2. Mary Berry: Set of Four Cake Plates

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Each of these four porcelain plates, part of Mary Berry's kitchenware range, features either a goose print or a patterned design. Simple but elegant, these plates would make lovely presents for your foodie friends.


3. Retro Treats - Set of 3 Chalkboard Jars

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These fun and colourful jars are great for people who like bringing a retro style to their kitchen. Each jar features a chalkboard heart so that you can write whatever you want on your jars, whether that be labels, messages or reminders, these jars would find plenty of use in anyone's home.


4. Popcorn Tray

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If you know someone that loves a movie night at home then they'd have a lot of fun with this tray. It has a vintage style and is spacious enough to hold all your movie snacks.


5. Flamingo Storage Boxes: 3-Piece Set

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These bright and fun Flamingo themed storage boxes are great as lunchboxes. In this 3-piece set each box is a different size and as they are made from bamboo, they are eco-friendly and have resealable lids. These are great as gifts for foodies who like taking their cooking creations with them on the go.



1. Claridge's: The Cookbook

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Martyn Nail and Meredith Erickson

Claridge's, one of London's most iconic hotels, have created this book to share their fine dining recipes with you to try at home. In this stylish book there are loads of gorgeous photographs to make your mouth water and a range of recipes for every meal of the day. There are breakfast, afternoon tea, main course and dessert recipes to explore, with the desserts including lemon meringue eclairs and the main courses including, of course, caviar. This is the perfect gift for foodies who want to try putting together a high-class menu.


2. Primrose Bakery Celebrations

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Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas

The Primrose Bakery is an incredibly popular cake shop in London and in this cookbook the founders of the bakery, Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas, show you how to bake the cakes that have made their cake shop so popular. The step-by-step recipes include bakes for children, cocktail-flavoured cupcakes for adults and a range of sweet and savoury recipes for every occasion. With guides on decorating your cakes and more, this book would work as a great gift for expert and novice bakers alike.


3. The Big Family Cooking Showdown


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This cookbook brings together the best recipes of the first series of The Big Family Cooking Showdown, the BBC's exciting new show. The series sees multi-generational family teams compete in a cooking competition where they must make their favourite recipes. This cookbook, therefore, features recipes that have been passed down through families, perfect for foodies that want to try making hearty new family meals.


4. Homemade Memories

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Kate Doran

Kate Doran, the writer behind the blog,, has written this tasty cookbook that aims to revisit the treats you loved as a child. With 100 recipes to try, including peanut butter jammie dodgers and triple chocolate caterpillar cake, all of Kate Doran's recipes have a fun, homemade quality to them. This book is the perfect gift for a foodie who loves making sweet treats.


5. The Hairy Bikers' Chicken & Egg

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Hairy Bikers

This book ties into the Hairy Bikers TV show where they used the meal staples, chicken and egg and created a range of tasty meals and treats. In their cookbook, Chicken & Egg, they teach you how to make a variety of recipes using these ingredients and more. With recipes including roasts, casseroles, pies, puddings and more, you'll be surprised at all you can make with chicken and egg.


Whether you're looking to get your foodie friends a cookbook for a food-related gift, we've given you loads of ideas to keep them happy but if you still need more check out our range of cookbooks and gifts.