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In a world filled with physical products, there's an art to gift-giving that transcends the shiny wrapping paper and flashy bows. Homemade food gifts are the perfect way to personalize your presents and show your loved ones you care. See below our top 5 homemade foodie presents great for friends, family, coworkers, and more.


Empanadas on a plate made as a food gift

#5. HOMEMADE EMPANADA GIFT

Empanadas are meant to be shared with the ones you love. Freeze up a batch, wrap in a cute paper bag and seal with a bow. They’re the perfect gift to show you care and a wonderful way for your loved one to open the freezer and see your package of joy waiting to bake fresh. Learn to make three different variations of empanadas (so you can gift to the vegetarian friend or the carnivore!) in our Empanadas Three Ways cooking class, live from Peru.


Homemade red curry paste for holiday gifting

#4. HOMEMADE CURRY PASTE

Make weeknights a breeze and enjoy the flavors of the world to boot. Make a big batch of curry paste and gift to your loved ones to make weeknight meals fun. Homemade Curry paste, when covered with oil lasts up to 6 months in the fridge. A couple of tablespoons goes a long way, so fill up a mason jar and gift the flavors of Thailand to your spice loving friends. Learn to make green curry paste, red curry paste, and massaman curry paste.

Vibrant green pesto gift in a mason jar

#3. HOMEMADE PESTO GIFT

Traditional homemade pesto is a wonderful treat is easy to make (and gift!). Simply fill small mason jars with your homemade pesto, top with oil and voila! Your perfect homemade food gift is here.

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Colorful brigadeiro packaged for holiday gifts

#2. BRIGADEIRO

Beautiful, versatile, and so delicious - this Brazilian dessert is sure to bring a smile to any loved ones face. Make a batch of brigadeiro and have fun with with coconut flakes, cocao nibs, sprinkles, or all of the above! This is a homemade gift from the heart that will be greeted with joy.


Dried pasta nest made for Christmas gifts

#1. HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCE GIFT

Coming in at #1 is the ultimate homemade foodie gift: homemade pasta & sauce. Make fresh pasta ahead of time, dry it, then can your signature Pomodoro Sauce. Pomodoro Sauce when following proper canning guidelines can last for over a year in the pantry. Package together and you’ve got one tasty present. Learn to make fresh tagliatelle from scratch and authentic Italian Ragu and Pomodoro Sauce with The Chef & The Dish.


Homemade Gift Cooking Class

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5 Thoughtful Homemade Food Gifts

In a world filled with physical products, there's an art to gift-giving that transcends the shiny wrapping paper and flashy bows. Homemade food gifts are the perfect way to personalize your presents and show your loved ones you care. See below our top 5 homemade foodie presents great for friends, family, coworkers, and more.


Empanadas on a plate made as a food gift

#5. HOMEMADE EMPANADA GIFT

Empanadas are meant to be shared with the ones you love. Freeze up a batch, wrap in a cute paper bag and seal with a bow. They’re the perfect gift to show you care and a wonderful way for your loved one to open the freezer and see your package of joy waiting to bake fresh. Learn to make three different variations of empanadas (so you can gift to the vegetarian friend or the carnivore!) in our Empanadas Three Ways cooking class, live from Peru.


Homemade red curry paste for holiday gifting

#4. HOMEMADE CURRY PASTE

Make weeknights a breeze and enjoy the flavors of the world to boot. Make a big batch of curry paste and gift to your loved ones to make weeknight meals fun. Homemade Curry paste, when covered with oil lasts up to 6 months in the fridge. A couple of tablespoons goes a long way, so fill up a mason jar and gift the flavors of Thailand to your spice loving friends. Learn to make green curry paste, red curry paste, and massaman curry paste.

Vibrant green pesto gift in a mason jar

#3. HOMEMADE PESTO GIFT

Traditional homemade pesto is a wonderful treat is easy to make (and gift!). Simply fill small mason jars with your homemade pesto, top with oil and voila! Your perfect homemade food gift is here.

Colorful brigadeiro packaged for holiday gifts

#2. BRIGADEIRO

Beautiful, versatile, and so delicious - this Brazilian dessert is sure to bring a smile to any loved ones face. Make a batch of brigadeiro and have fun with with coconut flakes, cocao nibs, sprinkles, or all of the above! This is a homemade gift from the heart that will be greeted with joy.


Dried pasta nest made for Christmas gifts

#1. HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCE GIFT

Coming in at #1 is the ultimate homemade foodie gift: homemade pasta & sauce. Make fresh pasta ahead of time, dry it, then can your signature Pomodoro Sauce. Pomodoro Sauce when following proper canning guidelines can last for over a year in the pantry. Package together and you’ve got one tasty present. Learn to make fresh tagliatelle from scratch and authentic Italian Ragu and Pomodoro Sauce with The Chef & The Dish.


Homemade Gift Cooking Class

ABOUT THE CHEF & THE DISH


The Chef & The Dish has chefs around the world that you video conference into your kitchen for a private 1:1 virtual cooking class. Learn how to make pasta with a chef video calling you live from Italy, Pad Thai with a chef virtually in your kitchen live from Thailand. Together you cook, share stories, laugh and make a multi course meal together. Rated 'Best Date Night,' 'Best Gifts,' and "Best Cooking Classes" by WSJ, Forbes, Vanity Fair, Martha Stewart, Rolling Stone and tens more. Transport your kitchen for the day.™

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