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Any food lover who enjoys the history of food or vintage food culture will love to get one of these special gifts.

Vintage inspired copper cookware will have your food history lover whipping up soup in no time

VINTAGE INSPIRED COPPER POT

This gorgeous copper stock pot with pineapple handle from Ruffoni Historia has a place rooted in today's kitchen with a throwback to yesterday.

Find it on Williams Sonoma

Treasure those family recipes in this leather recipe keeper

LEATHER RECIPE KEEPER

A leather bound recipe book is a safe place to keep family recipes, perfect to pass from generation to generation. Get it engraved with family initials for extra special keeping.

Find it on Etsy

The interesting history of book gives a whole new perspective to this every day item

BUTTER A RICH HISTORY

Former pastry chef Elaine Khosrova tells a fascinating story about the history of butter from the ancient butter bogs of Ireland to to the dairies of France and everything in between. You'll never eat margarine again.

Find it on Amazon

Vintage cookbooks will be a great gift to display on the bookshelf

VINTAGE COOKBOOKS

Rare cookbooks found in used bookstores can be fantastic finds. You can also find a fantastic variety of collectable and antique cookbooks online.

Find it on the Vintage Cookbook Site

Throw back to decades of candy!

RETRO CANDY GIFT BOX

Everyone loves candy, especially one that's filled with nostalgic treats from decades gone by. This grand candy box includes favourites like Now & Laters, Boston Baked Beans, Candy Buttons and more favourites from 1940 through 1990.

Find it on Old Time Candy

Treasure family recipes in this cooking class with Italian chef Daniela del Balzo

TRADITIONAL COOKING CLASS

The Chef & The Dish has chefs around the world that video conference into your kitchen to teach you authentic dishes from their country in a private, one-to-one cooking class. Learn traditional and authentic recipes from Italy, Hungary, Turkey, Spain and more countries.

Find it on The Chef & The Dish

The Restaurants that Changed America offer a fresh perspective on American history

TEN RESTAURANTS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

This book by Paul Freedman is a reflection of important restaurants that changed dining in America. From the rise of Chinese food through The Mandarin in San Francisco to the bygone favorite, Howard Johnson’s, this historian's view on the American dining landscape is a story of America itself.

Find it on Amazon

Vintage food ads make for great art

VINTAGE FOOD ADS

Coca-cola ads are a favourite among the foodie historian in your life, but there are lots of gorgeous vintage ads from spirits to produce to choose from.

Find it on Amazon

A quality cast iron skillet is something every food lover will be excited to pass through the family lineage

LE CREUSET SIGNATURE CAST IRON SKILLETS

The cast iron skillet is a treasured item in any food lovers kitchen and make for great family heirlooms. Le Creuset is a favourite among the many brands. Just imagine all the wonderful things your lineage will cook up.

Find it on the Le Creuset

This Royal Albert vintage tea set is an ode to quintessential English grace

ROYAL ALBERT VINTAGE TEA SET

The quintessential grace of this English legacy brand is commemorated through this vintage collection. This ten piece set celebrates the most popular china tea and breakfast sets produced from 1900 through 1940.

Find it on Royal Albert Online

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Updated: Nov 12, 2020


Any food lover who enjoys the history of food or vintage food culture will love to get one of these special gifts.

Vintage inspired copper cookware will have your food history lover whipping up soup in no time

VINTAGE INSPIRED COPPER POT

This gorgeous copper stock pot with pineapple handle from Ruffoni Historia has a place rooted in today's kitchen with a throwback to yesterday.

Treasure those family recipes in this leather recipe keeper

LEATHER RECIPE KEEPER

A leather bound recipe book is a safe place to keep family recipes, perfect to pass from generation to generation. Get it engraved with family initials for extra special keeping.

The interesting history of book gives a whole new perspective to this every day item

BUTTER A RICH HISTORY

Former pastry chef Elaine Khosrova tells a fascinating story about the history of butter from the ancient butter bogs of Ireland to to the dairies of France and everything in between. You'll never eat margarine again.

Vintage cookbooks will be a great gift to display on the bookshelf

VINTAGE COOKBOOKS

Rare cookbooks found in used bookstores can be fantastic finds. You can also find a fantastic variety of collectable and antique cookbooks online.

Throw back to decades of candy!

RETRO CANDY GIFT BOX

Everyone loves candy, especially one that's filled with nostalgic treats from decades gone by. This grand candy box includes favourites like Now & Laters, Boston Baked Beans, Candy Buttons and more favourites from 1940 through 1990.

Treasure family recipes in this cooking class with Italian chef Daniela del Balzo

TRADITIONAL COOKING CLASS

The Chef & The Dish has chefs around the world that video conference into your kitchen to teach you authentic dishes from their country in a private, one-to-one cooking class. Learn traditional and authentic recipes from Italy, Hungary, Turkey, Spain and more countries.

The Restaurants that Changed America offer a fresh perspective on American history

TEN RESTAURANTS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

This book by Paul Freedman is a reflection of important restaurants that changed dining in America. From the rise of Chinese food through The Mandarin in San Francisco to the bygone favorite, Howard Johnson’s, this historian's view on the American dining landscape is a story of America itself.

Vintage food ads make for great art

VINTAGE FOOD ADS

Coca-cola ads are a favourite among the foodie historian in your life, but there are lots of gorgeous vintage ads from spirits to produce to choose from.

A quality cast iron skillet is something every food lover will be excited to pass through the family lineage

LE CREUSET SIGNATURE CAST IRON SKILLETS

The cast iron skillet is a treasured item in any food lovers kitchen and make for great family heirlooms. Le Creuset is a favourite among the many brands. Just imagine all the wonderful things your lineage will cook up.

This Royal Albert vintage tea set is an ode to quintessential English grace

ROYAL ALBERT VINTAGE TEA SET

The quintessential grace of this English legacy brand is commemorated through this vintage collection. This ten piece set celebrates the most popular china tea and breakfast sets produced from 1900 through 1940.

RELATED

Learn how to cook authentic recipes with chefs around the world

The Chef & The Dish has been rated 'Best Gifts for Foodies' and the 'Person Who Has Everything' by SavvyMom.ca and tens more! Learn to cook with a chef or culinary expert from around the world - all without leaving your kitchen! Video call a chef into your home for a great date-night in, girls get-together, epic dinner party or gift for someone you love.

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