For those always on the cutting edge of
food trends and willing to give just about anything a whirl.
When The Barefoot
Contessa’s Ina Garten recommends an olive oil, you don’t walk, you run out
and it make it yours immediately.
Santo Extra Virgin Olive Oil, $37. Available at Williams-Sonoma.
Winter in Canada should officially be called Soup Season.
More than just an afterthought, this beautiful soup tureen does soup the
justice it deserves as a main.
Point Duchess Tureen. $128. Available at Anthropologie.
The cone shape of the cover helps
retains moisture for unrivaled tenderness. Use it for traditional North African
tagines and dishes like couscous and rice.
Tunisian Hand-Painted Mosaic Tagine. $75. Available at Williams-Sonoma.
From the oven to the table, this cast-iron plate makes a grand entrance.
Cast Iron Fish Plate with Lid. $163. Available at Williams-Sonoma.
Forged with precision from a single blank of
steel, this knife is a must-have for restaurant
chefs and serious home cooks alike.
Wusthof Classic Cook's Knife 6", $130. Available at Kitchen Heaven.
Chances are the gourmand in your life
has a pantry that is generously stocked. These porcelain canisters will keep
their stash fresh.
Canister. $38. Available at Pottery Barn.
7. Sweet Spice
An easy way to amp up a
cheese plate, this sweet and spicy jelly goes great with brie.
Tangerine and red chili jelly. $10. Available at Chapters.
This gourmet set features tongue-tantalizing flavours like Black Hawaiian, Red Hawaiian and Brazilian sea
Salt Gift Set, $30. Available at Chapters.
The act of making and drinking espresso
is an art form; perfect it with this divine machine meant for the serious caffeine
Breville BREBES870XL The Barista Express Espresso Machine$570. Available at Amazon.ca
10. Chop To It
A kitchen that sees a ton of action
desperately needs multiple chopping spots. This one has a built-in waste
Expert Chopping Station. $79. Available at West Elm.