From gourmet food products to the latest gadgets to pretty things for the table, Ottawa stores are brimming with gift ideas for foodies.
Le Creuset’s newest hue—Blueberry—is a beautiful addition to their range of kitchen-to-table cookware. This enamelled cast iron braiser—available in three sizes and eight other colours—is perfect for searing then slow cooking.
Available at Le Creuset, starting at $200
Dive into flavour
The Kuraidori Precision Cooker is a must-have item for home cooks eager to embrace the superior results of sous vide cooking. Easy to use, it maintains an even temperature, delivering restaurant-quality food every time.
Find it at Home Hardware, $129.97
Tastier than takeout
The Ooni/Uuni-3 outdoor oven is revolutionizing pizza-making at home. It heats up to 932°F in just 10 minutes, cooking an authentic wood-fired pizza in just 60 seconds. It’s portable and great for other quick-cooking foods such as meat, seafood or vegetables.
Available at Chef’s Paradise for $399.95
Maison Berger lamps, popular for 120 years, are stylish and functional, purifying the air through diffusion, destroying molecules responsible for lingering cooking or pet odours.
Find the latest design—the Urban lamp ($56)—along with others plus a range of home fragrance refills at Grace in the Kitchen
From the Kate Spade All In Good Taste collection, this set of four stoneware plates is fun and functional, offering loads of presentation possibilities as side plates or for serving up hors d’oeuvres, sandwiches, pizza or more.
Available at The Bay, St. Laurent, $72
Quality handmade pottery can do double-duty as an objet d’art and a serving piece. Commission a special item or choose from a big selection of plates, teapots, mugs, bowls and more—at the Hintonburg Pottery Shop.
Bowl by Ginger McCoy, $32
This oak and stainless steel cheese grater—complete with a drawer to hold the grated cheese—is sure to bring years of enjoyment both as a functional tool and a stylish serving piece at the table.
Made by renowned Swedish company Sagaform, find it at The Modern Shop, $41
The gorgeous Olive Oil & Vinegar Lover’s Cookbook by Canadian expert Emily Lycopolus, offers a wealth of information and recipes for using the many great oils and vinegars available today. Pair it with a taster pack of some new flavours for the perfect gift.
Available at The Unrefined Olive, $37.50