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Countdown to XMAS 2022: Foodie Gifts Under £200 and Investment Pieces  from STAUB and ZWILLING

Countdown to XMAS 2022: Foodie Gifts Under £200 and Investment Pieces  from STAUB and ZWILLING

Gifts Under £200

Best for cheese lovers: STAUB Cheese Dome – £52.95

Crafted from acacia wood, STAUB’s 32cm wooden plate is ideal for cutting and displaying a variety of cheeses, while the dishwasher safe Cocotte-shaped 26cm glass dome protects and keeps cheeses fresher for longer.  It’s also great for displaying and presenting desserts, puddings, baked treats and cakes over the festive period.

Best for organisers: ZWILLING FRESH & SAVE Starter Kit – from £89.95

For those into kitchen organisation, ZWILLING’s FRESH & SAVE Starter Sets are the perfect gift this Christmas.  These reusable vacuum food storage kits help to avoid food waste by keeping leftovers and bakes fresher for up to five times longer, as well as helping to organise and save space in the kitchen.  

Best for fitness fanatics: ZWILLING ENFINIGY Personal Blender – £119

With fine blending results, this personal blender has the added bonus of an on-the-go drinking bottle.  Great for runners and fitness aficionados, it comes in black or silver and is ideal for whipping up smoothies and juices in an instant.

Best for coffee lovers: ZWILLING ENFINIGY Drip Coffee Maker – £159

Making 12 cups in one go, this drip coffee maker ensures the ideal time and temperature for brewing the perfect blend.  A powerful shower head moistens coffee grounds thoroughly and evenly while the blooming function creates a smooth-tasting cup, every time.

Best for those with a sweet tooth: STAUB Fondue Set – from £169 for 16cm

Whether it’s an intimate night in with a partner or a get-together with friends, STAUB’s Fondue Set in Cherry is the ultimate interactive culinary treat and makes a wonderful gift.  Use to melt chocolate and dip fruit using the fondue forks included – or use for melting cheese.  The cast iron pot can be used on any hob, including induction, and has excellent heat-retaining properties.

Best for experimental cooks: ZWILLING FRESH & SAVE Vacuum Starter Set Sous Vide – £199

Anyone who enjoys experimenting in the kitchen will enjoy this sous vide starter kit.  With precise cooking using the sous vide stick, cordless vacuum pump and reusable bags, it’s simple to use and can be stowed away to save space.  Ideal for meat, fish, vegetables, fruit and more.

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Best for everyday cooks: STAUB Cocotte – from £219 for 20cm, £259 for 24cm

Beloved by professional chefs and home cooks alike, the STAUB cast iron Cocotte comes in a choice of sizes and colours.  Ideal for taking straight from oven to table, it offers even heat for perfect results and is durable and hardwearing.  What’s more, the ‘aroma rain’ lid locks in moisture and aroma for mouth-watering dishes for every occasion.  Perfect for autumn/winter and the festive season is the new Sage colourway with its fresh, herby feel as well as the Snowflake design in White Truffle, the Oval Cocotte in Basil Green and the round version in Cherry.

Best for cocktail makers: ZWILLING ENFINIGY Power Blender – £349

Also available in black or silver is the high-performance power blender, which has six automatic programmes (pulse, smoothie, cocktail, ice cream, ice crushing and cleaning) as well as 12 speed settings.  As well as for making warming soups, it’s great for serving mojitos, margaritas and mocktails or blending up a festive ice-cream.

Best for aspiring chefs: ZWILLING All * Star Knife Block Set – £379

Any cook would love this 7-piece knife block set while aspiring chefs will appreciate its Kis technology for a sharper blade.  Available in White and Anthracite designs with silver or black knife cap lids, these corrosion-resistant knives feature ergonomic handles so are easy to hold while the integrated ceramic sharpening stones ensure that the knives are ready to use every time.

Available from, Selfridges, Bentalls, Fenwick and Borough Kitchen.