8 of the best gifts for the home chef

For those men that love to cook, Christmas is a great time to get all those cooking accessories and extras that you’ve been holding out for and if you’re looking to buy for someone who loves to cook, there’s certainly no shortage of options to get them this festive period. Huckberry have a great array of gifts for the cooking enthusiast and you can check out our pick of 8 of the best below:

Amola Smoked Bacon Salt – $9.95

Salt is inherently amazing and a cooking staple but only the chaps at Amola Salt could make it even better. Their lineup of premium salts are positively chock full of unique, specific flavours, such as this Smoked Bacon Salt ($9.95).

An essential addition to the Kitchen, Amola’s salts are purpose built to elevate your meal while complimenting its natural properties. ($9.95)

Snake River Farms First Class Filets Pack – $375

Know someone who is seriously into their meats? You’ve just found the perfect gift this Christmas in the shape of this Snake River Farms First Class Fillets Pack ($375). It is grade: SRF Black – which is higher than USDA Prime and this is the most requested American Wagyu steak, with the filet mignon being a favourite of white tablecloth restaurants and their discerning customers the world over. Give the gift of meat this Christmas. ($375)

Verve Culture Tortilla Kit – $45

There’s nothing quite as satisfying and tasty as a fresh, handmade tortilla — the ones that come in the bag just don’t even come close to the flavour sensation.

Step up your taco night game to whole new levels with this awesome Verve Culture Tortilla Kit ($45) that makes authentic, handmade tortillas with considerable ease and will make for an excellent gift for the home chef this Christmas. ($45)

Ooni Frya Portable Wood-fired Outdoor Pizza Oven – $249

The brilliant follow up to Ooni’s original award-winning portable pizza oven hit our backyard pizza parties like a juggernaut. The Ooni Frya Wood Fired Outdoor Pizza Oven ($249) blows the competition out of the water and improves upon the previous wood-fired Ooni ovens in almost every conceivable way.

It streamlines the cooking process for a no-nonsense experience so you can focus on churning out piping hot wood-fired pizzas to your friends. It heats up to a blazing 932°F in just 15 minutes to cook authentic Neapolitan-style pizza in just 60 seconds. ($249)

Made In Blue Carbon Steel Frying Pan – $69

A good quality frying pan is a cornerstone of any home chef’s armoury and you’ll not find many better gifts this Christmas than the first rate Made In Blue Carbon Steel Frying Pan ($69). The Made In team decided to really push the boat out with the Blue Carbon Steel Frying Pan by flying all the way to birthplace of carbon steel in the Vogüé region of France.

There, they collaborated with a French manufacturer that’s been perfecting this craft for nearly two centuries. The end result is a lightweight, supremely efficient, and cost effective frying pan that will be in your family for generations to come. ($69)

Japanese Bunka Chef Knife with Saya – $324

Hand crafted by Japanese knife maker Suncraft in the famous knife city Seki, the Bunka Chef Knife ($324) is loved by chefs all over the world for its no-nonsense versatility that effortlessly tackles pretty much any cutting job in the kitchen. For this Huckberry exclusive edition, the blade is forged from SG2 powder steel – which is one of the hardest steels known to knifemaking – which gives the Bunka an unbelievably long lasting edge.

The handle is crafted from octagonal pakka wood that’s comfortable in the hands and aesthetically unparalleled. This knife is finished off with a walnut sheath stamped with the Huckberry tree and it’s safe to say that this Bunka will be your trustiest kitchen companion from day one. ($324)

Brightland Alive and Awake Olive Oil Set – $74

This Brightland Alive and Awake Olive Oil Set ($74) includes one 375 ml / 12.7 fl oz bottle each of Alive and Awake extra virgin olive oils and will add a taste sensation to your cooking endeavours.

Each bottle is crafted to rigorous standards from hand-picked heirloom arbequina olives and the UV-powder coated glass bottle protects the olive oil from damaging light. ($74)

Flint & Tinder Brad Leone Waxed Apron – $79

This is a limited run of just 50 aprons so move fast if you want to give this as a gift this Christmas (or bag one for yourself of course). The Flint & Tinder Brad Leone Waxed Apron ($79) is crafted from 7oz Martexin Original Waxed Sailcloth from New Jersey, which is Brad’s home state.

It will win real nicely over time, developing a personalised patina the more you get your hands dirty in the kitchen. It boasts 3 large pockets at the waist for utensils and one tool strap for your biggest, burliest spatula. ($79)

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