If you’ve got loved ones that travel a lot, it can be even harder, as they usually don’t want a lot of possessions to have to carry around. Books are always a great idea though. And, if you don’t like the idea of buying a real book, Amazon always has plenty of ebooks available as well.
Following are some of the best gift ideas for foodies who travel available this year.
Best gift ideas for foodies who travel
In the same vein as the best seller, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die: Revised Second Edition this one is sure to be a hit. Now you can vicariously eat your way around the world.
Anthony Bourdain adds to his written collection by taking you on a tour all over the world, seeking out the best cuisines.
Personally, I’m a sucker for anything French, but I do love this book. Written by Australian Jane Paech, she writes of her personal stories (and struggles) in a typical down to earth Aussie way. Along the way she shares some of her favourite French recipes.
Whilst on the subject of France, I can’t leave this book out either. Written by American Janice Macleod, who leaves her life in America far behind and meets up with a French man, this is a hilarious tale. It is intertwined with recipes that the author learns to make (I’ve made some of them!). Even more interesting though is how the author made her mark (and a lot of money) through the sale of her illustrated letters. This is a must-read.
Restaurants and cafes the world over always fear a critic. Muriel Barbery writes an easy to read novel (perfect for that plane trip) about a fictional food critic.
There wouldn’t be many foodies who haven’t heard of Julia Child. An American who mastered the art of French cooking and who really became known to the world through the movie “Julie and Julia”. Whilst her food books are even more well known, perhaps her life story is not so. Julia’s memoirs “My life in France” is a great read – an oldie but a goodie.
The Christmas holiday season is a terrific time for families to take some time out and play board games. Why not bring out this game at your next dinner party?
For the foodie who has everything, why not give them a bit of fun with a colouring book full of great food images.
A Guide to the best hidden gems (food inspired of course) across America.
Book a food tour – every city these days has amazing cooking classes and food tours. Here’s some great ones for Europe. Click on the links below to find out more.
Just to show how important travel and food are together, here’s more great books filled with amazing destinations, all inspired by food.
Kerri now travels regularly with her husband, Stirling, where eating great food, drinking quality beer and wine, and cooking international foods are integral to their adventures.