Gifts to Get Your Friends Who Are Obsessed With Food
Nothing above P800!
If you're still stumped on what to give your friend who's the biggest fan of food you know, then look no further. We've gathered a few fun gift ideas you can shop this Christmas. We're keeping it budget-friendly, too, so you can spread more love during the holidays.
Here are the food-themed gift items you should get for your food-loving friends this Christmas:
1 The perfect egg timer for the one obsessed with perfect eggs
This nifty gadget "cooks" with the real eggs so you know exactly when to get them out for perfectly soft-boiled eggs or hard-boiled eggs. The color-changing timer has indicators that tell you the doneness of the egg. Pretty cool, right?
Perfect egg timer, Crate & Barrel, P429
2 Handy spice jars for the one who adds spice to your life
Whether it's for the holiday punch or for a dish that requires an extra kick, an assortment of exotic spices makes a great gift. These sealed containers contain juniper berries, dried rose petals, green cardamom, hibiscus tea leaves, and pink peppercorns. Each is contained in transparent, lockable, and stackable containers, these are packed and ready-to-go wherever your adventure takes you.
Spices on the go, Spice Tonic (Available online and at Frankie & Friends General Store SM Aura), P480
3 Coffee-themed tape for the one who runs on caffeine
The hand-drawn coffee designs on this washi will definitely make your friend want to stick it on everything they own. They're multifunctional, too. The tape can be used to embellish planners, wrap gifts, and even label coffee jars!
Coffee washi tape, Shop Abbey Sy, P180/roll
4 This recipe book for the one who's always in the kitchen
This adorable calendar doubles as a recipe book. It contains twelve beautifully illustrated recipes for each month of the year, including Springtime Minestrone, Balinese Coconut Pancakes, and Tarte Aux Figues. It'll introduce a new dish from a different culture each month!
They Draw & Cook 2020 Wall Calendar: Illustrated Recipes for Inspired Cooking, Amazon, about P761
5 Fish ball shirt for the one who's always craving street food
From isaw and kwek-kwek on the sidewalks of Manila to all kinds of yakitori along the streets of Japan, this graphic tee will cement their love for street food. It only comes in men's sizes but would look cute oversized on a woman, too!
Omotenashi Wagashi Short Sleeve UT, Uniqlo, P590
6 Delicious masks for the one who's got a skin-care obsession, too
Who says food is only for the tummy? These sheet masks are infused with honey, a natural humectant that helps soothe and moisturize the skin.
Bombee Honey Mask, Papa Recipe, P149/sheet
7 Food stickers for the one who loves packaging
We all know that person who is a sucker for beautiful branding and cute packaging. These adorable stickers are inspired by food packaging-from Pinoy faves like Chocnut and Oishi to pasalubong staples like Pocky and Milky. They're water-resistant and tearproof, too!
Konbini Sticker Sets, Konbini by Superproxie (available online and at Common Room), P159/set
8 Drink pins for the one who loves milk tea
Let them wear their love for boba on their sleeve-or anywhere you can stick an enamel pin onto. These super cute pins would look great on a shirt, a denim jacket, or even a backpack.
Boba Tea is Life enamel pin, Danger in Design (available online on Etsy, Craft Central, Go Lokal, and Commonroom), P529