Christmas gift guide for the whole family

You might think your family are hard to shop for when it comes to finding the perfect Christmas gifts but with a little help from your kitchen and home friends, you might just get by with flying colours. We’ve searched high and low and put this neat family gift guide together for you. Presents we’re sure they’ll be happy as Christmas clams with and you don’t even need to go to the mall.

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Gift ideas for Mum

Mums are possibly the easiest to shop for at Christmas because they’re often the ones making the house a home. So anything that will either help mums on their homely quests, or show your appreciation for a year’s worth of great Sunday brunches and family dinners will be a gift indeed. A French Press for quality coffee or a lovely hamper to bring her cheer? Have your pick.


1. Le Creuset Stoneware Rectangular Dishes
2. Donna Hay’s ‘Fast, Fresh, Simple’ or any book from this fine cookbook selection
3. Le Creuset Stoneware French Press
4. Yuppiechef Decadent Hot Chocolate Gift Box
5. Sagaform Lily Vase

Gift ideas for Dad

Give dad anything that he can show off to the other guys with pride or use around the braai and you’ll have yourself a rather chuffed man of the house right there. A lifetime’s supply of homemade biltong, epic craft beer or a gift box for braaing in style, you can’t go wrong with this selection folks.


1. Yuppiechef Ultimate Braai Gift Box
2. VinOAir Wine Aerator
3. Mellerware Food Dehydrator and Biltong King
4. Monthly Mixed Case of Craft Beer
5. Wusthof Chef’s Knife

Gift ideas for siblings

You probably know your siblings better than anyone but what we know is that anything that encourages having a relaxing time together, be that over some epic cocktails, homemade sushi or taking good coffee on the road, will stand your relationship with them in excellent stead. To brothers and sisters!


1. Barrett’s Ridge Beer Bread
2. Easy Sushi Maki Roll Maker
3. Bar10der Multi Bar Tool
4. Yuppiechef AeroPress Coffee Gift Box
5. Kitchen Craft Pizza Stone Set

Gift ideas for older kids

Kids in their teens are still very much in touch with their inner child (aren’t we all?). Zoku slushies will provide endless fun at summer pool parties and a bright Kleen Kanteen after their favourite sport is the stuff of champions. There’s even a baking gift box beauty for any aspiring cupcake creators.


1. Zoku Slush and Milkshake Maker
2. Yuppiechef Baking Gift Box
3. Kleen Kanteen Classic Sports Bottle
4. Letterpress Cookie Set
5. A Sodastream Machine

Gift ideas for little ones

The little ones still live in a land where animals talk and having fun is the same as learning. A minichef baking gift hamper or a kid-friendly cookbook can help them do just that. Drinking juice from a dinosaur or making your very own zoo biscuits? Father Christmas definitely thinks they were good this year.


1. Cuisipro Zoo Cookie Cutters
2. Yuppiechef Minichefs Baking Gift Box
3. Zoku Slow Pops Large
4. Silver Spoon for Children
5. Kitchen Craft Dino Sippy Cup

Gift ideas for Grandparents

Gramps and Granny have seen and done it all. So spoiling them this festive season is your best bet. A Nespresso for effortless coffee or a gift box filled to the brim with world class culinary ingredients will make for happy unwrapping. What about a recipe journal to store all the heirloom treats they make you year after year? Gifting for Grandparents 101.


1. Nespresso UMilk
2. Moleskine Recipe Journal
3. Now Design Printed Linen Tea Towels
4. Joie de Vivre Heart Oak board
5. Yuppiechef Gourmet Gift Box

Gift ideas for not-so-close relatives

You may be going to a bigger Christmas do this year where all the extended family come together. Here’s a winning selection that will even impress the uncle you only know by nickname or that aunty who always wants ten kisses on the cheek. A voucher did you say? The gift of choice is so easy this year.


1. Yuppiechef Tea and Honey Gift Box
2. A Yuppiechef Gift Voucher
3. Prince Albert Karoo Blend Olive Oil
4. Wine
5. Leo Foods biscuits and biscotti

We hope this chokka block selection of gifts for the family eases the burden of those mistletoe misgivings. Head this way for more gift ideas. Tra la la la.