Gift Ideas Under $50

Great gift suggestions for the chef or foodie in your life - extra special kitchen tools. Simply peruse the Guide, make your list and drop by the store at 125 Broadway to shop for your favourite chef!

Global Peeling Knife - $49.99

This handy peeling knife from Global is perfect for the gourmet on your holiday shopping list.  Measuring 8 cm in length, the peeling knife is slim, lightweight, and easy to use.  Great for peeling everything from fruit to vegetables and a terrific tool for adding some artistry to your holiday fruit and vegetable platters.

Global Peeling Knife

Emile Henry Pie Dish Red, green, blue, yellow & urban colours
$49.99 each

Delicious sweet (or savoury pies) on your holiday table are part of many seasonal traditions. Take your Emile Henry pie from freezer to oven to table. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. The Emile Henry pie plates are available in red, blue, yellow & green.

Emile Henry Red Pie Dish

Gift Suggestion:
Bake a pie and give it in this plate! Personal and practical.
Pecan Pie
Lattice-Topped Sour Cherry Pie

Riedel O Red + White Tumbler Set of 3 glasses $36.00

Riedel O TumblerThis glass is considered the workhorse of Riedel glasses -- from water to iced tea to mixed drinks, or from your favourite red to a crisp white, the new Riedel O Red & White Tumbler does it all! Thin, perfectly balanced and a pleasure to drink from, it is an everyday, go-to-glass that can take whatever you can pour. Non-lead, machine blown and dishwasher durable, it is the classic for just about every use.

Brewing up a great cup of coffee! Sale price: $49.99 each

French PressBodum's Chambord French press coffee maker features a double walled insulating chamber.

Make up to 8 cups in the chrome and stainless steel classic French coffee press.

Gift boxed for holiday giving.

Emile Henry Casserole Dish - $44.99 each

As featured in the LCBO's Food & Drink Magazine, the Emile Henry casserole dish (12" x 8.5") is the perfect accent for your holiday table. As functional as it is attractive, Emile Henry's Ceradon® technology features an extremely hard glaze that is resistant to scratching. Take your Emile Henry casserole from freezer to oven to table. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. The Emile Henry casserole is available in red, blue, yellow & green.

Emile Henry

Microplane 2-in-1 Rotary Grater - $29.99

MicroplaneGrates both hard and soft cheese. Bi-directional blade design for fine and coarse grating of hard cheese. Contemporary ergonomic design, non slip handle grip and thumb rest for added comfort and stability.

Works also for left handed applications. Simply assemble crank arm on the left side of the grater.

Cellardine Electronic Wine Breather - $34.99

Electronic Wine BreatherBrings out the full bouquet in just one minute. With the Electronic Rouge 02 Wine Breather you can enjoy your wines at their best within minutes of opening. It works by gently bubbling air through the wine, releasing its full bouquet and flavour

Reusable and simple to operate. Features automatic on/off button. Requires 2 x AAA batteries (not included).

Riedel O Champagne Glasses — as featured in the Toronto Star

Riedel O Champagne GlassesMaximilian Riedel (11th generation) presents his first glass series. The Riedel connoisseur will be surprised to find that this new glass series has something missing — there is no stem or base. So what is O? Riedel O is the new innovative take on the wine tumbler. In short: O is the ideal glass for every day use and for every occasion. It is fun, feels good to hold, looks trendy and it works! The designs of O are based on the benchmark shapes of Riedel Vinum. For the first time in glass history the design parameters such as shape of tumbler, size and diameter of rim, have been finely-tuned to enhance the world's most important grape varietals.

Set of 2 Riedel O Champagne Glasses - $29.50

Microplane Cut Resistant Glove - $29.99

Cut Resistant GloveMicroplane's cut resistant glove allows for safer food preparation with its unique construction, light weight and comfortable design. Made from man-made fibres, the one size fits most hand sizes (either left or right). Machine washable, drip dry.

Graviti Mill ~ $35.00 each

Graviti MillThe Graviti Pepper Mill features a grinding mechanism located at the top of the mill that automatically begins to grind as it is flipped upside down. Gravity sensors initiate and terminate grinding based on the movement and position of the mill. Isaac Newton would have definitely approved of the new Graviti Mill!

The perfect presentation for your holiday table!

This practical, elegant and multi-purpose platter from Sophie Conran is perfect for serving up your holiday turkey, a platter of sweet desserts, or just about anything else you want! Like all products in the Sophie Conran collection from Portmeirion the large platter has a contemporary design that works in any setting. The large oval platter measures 17.25” x 13”.

$39.99 each

Sophie Conran Large Platter

Classic bakeware never goes out of style!

If you have a baker on your holiday shopping list, treat them to a piece of classic bakeware from Emile Henry. The Emile Henry loaf pan is the perfect shape and size for making a sweet quick bread or a savoury meat loaf. When recipes are baked in Emile Henry’s clay loaf dish they are moister and more flavourful than when baked in traditional metal loaf pans. The Emile Henry Urban Colour collection features solid, durable, lead-free dishes that retain heat to keep your foods warm, go directly from freezer to oven, and are chip, crack and scratch-resistant.

$49.99 each

Emile Henry Loaf Pan

Epicurean Cutting Board

Epicurean Cutting BoardThe Epicurean cutting boards are equipped for convenience with a juice groove on one side and a flat food prep surface on the other. Unlike wood and bamboo cutting boards, Epicurean quality food prep surfaces can be cleaned in the dishwasher. They are maintenance free, heat resistant and feature a hole in the handle for easy storage.

$39.99 each (18.25" x 13.25")

Brewing up a great cup of coffee!

Bodum Chambord French PressBodum's Chambord French Press Coffee Maker ~ make up to 8 cups in the chrome and stainless steel classic French coffee press.

Gift boxed for holiday giving.

$49.95 each

Emile Henry Loaf Plate - Urban Colours

Each rectangular loaf plate is hand-made by Emile Henry in France, according to the tradition which goes back to 1850. Its highly resistant glaze allows you to cut and serve directly in the plate.

$39.99 each

Emile Henry Loaf Plate

'Pitcher' perfect holiday entertaining!

Sophie Conran Large PitcherThis large 2 litre pitcher with handle will grace your holiday table with style and sophistication. Like all pieces in the Sophie Conran collection from Portmeirion, this large pitcher is beautiful and practical. Each piece is able to withstand the rigours of modern day life.

$45.00 each

It's in the bag for the chef on your holiday list!

Wusthof 8 slot knife bagWüsthof's 8-slot knife roll bag is large enough to carry a chef's knife and cleaver, along with other kitchen tools. With a handle for easy carrying, this bag is a perfect gift for your favourite chef!

Sale price $40.00 each

Prepara Power Plant for herbs & flowers

Prepara Power Plant ProPrepara's Power Plant Pro is a soil-less indoor gardening system. Follow the simple directions to grow fresh herbs or flowers anywhere in your home. Complete growing system includes 120v adapter, 3 power grow baskets, 3 sponges and 3 humidadomes and instructions.

$49.99 each

Experience single malt whisky at its finest!

Riedel Vinum Single Malt WhiskyWith the help of master distillers in Scotland, Georg Riedel undertook research to develop the best single malt scotch glass. The research resulted in Riedel's single malt whisky glass that is an elongated thistle shape on a truncated stem. The design incorporates a small, slightly outturned lip which directs the spirit onto the tip of the tongue, where sweetness is perceived, and serves to emphasize the elegant creaminess of top quality single malt whisky.

$29.50 each

Hot Stuff Cook's Torch

Cooks TorchAdd some "flare" in the kitchen this holiday season! Smart and easy to use, this cook's torch is idea for classic crème brulees, caramelizing puddings, crisping and browning meat, skinning and roasting peppers, vegetables and much more. Featuring an ergonomic, comfy grip handle, adjustable flame for precision performance, safety lock and removable safety stand.

$34.99 each

Storage has never looked so good!

Emile Henry Storage JarEmile Henry's canisters can hold spices, sugar, flour, cocoa, or just about anything else you have in your pantry. The beechwood lid has a silicone seal which keeps the canister airtight. You can also use it for ice cubes (simply cool beforehand and the ceramic keeps things cold), bread sticks, pretzels... or even your favourite Christmas treats!

$39.99 (medium size)

Shake it up with flavour!

Graviti MillsThe Graviti Pepper Mill features a grinding mechanism located at the top of the mill that automatically begins to grind as it is flipped upside down. Gravity sensors initiate and terminate grinding based on the movement and position of the mill. Isaac Newton would have definitely approved of the new Graviti Mill!


Carving made easy!

Cuisinart Electric KnifeThis state-of-the-art electric stainless steel knife from Cuisinart not only delivers high performance and great satisfaction, but it is also a countertop space saver! Complete with two stainless steel blades, it is ideal for slicing meats, loaves and vegetables. Also included is an ergonomic handle that's designed for right or left handed people, and a solid wood butcher-block storage tray with safety lock system for storage in a drawer or on the counter.

$59.99 each

Casual entertaining during the holidays!

Zak Tray BlackThese rectangular trays from Zak, made of durable break-resistant melamine are perfect for casual holiday entertaining. Available in white, black and red, the trays measure 17 ¾" X 12", feature offset handles on each end for carrying, and are dishwasher safe on the top rack.

$29.95 each

Jamie Oliver Flavour Shaker

Jamie Oliver Flavour ShakerAs featured in the Toronto Star Nov 15th.

Designed to crush, mix, puree, blend and release flavour from whole spices, herbs, garlic, nuts, citrus rind or even lime or bay leaves in just a few seconds. Simply pop your ingredients inside, add the magic ball and give it a good shake. The ceramic ball does all the work, releasing amazing aromas and zingy flavours. Your can also add liquids like oil and cream to create delicious dressings and marinades. Dishwasher safe. One of the season’s hottest new kitchen gadgets.

See Jamie "Give it a Good Shake" Video

Hot Tandoori Rub

Spicy Caribbean Jerk Rub

Best Herb Marinade

$29.95 each

Lang Recipe Album

Lang Recipe Album

Inspire the chef in your family with our charming collection of Recipe Albums featuring the beautiful, rich artwork of LANG artists. Featuring clear plastic pocket pages for easy cleaning, special tabbed dividers with kitchen tips, and a 3-ring bound design for convenience. Holds both 3" x 5" or 4" x 6" recipe cards, and includes a coordinating note pad, and additional clear pocket pages for storing menus and party ideas. Refill pages also available.

$31.95 each

Classic In-Drawer Spice Rack

Classic In-Drawer Spice RackThis chromed wire rack fits comfortable inside a 3½" deep kitchen drawer. The low-profile rack measures 17" x 6 ¾" x 2 ¼" and is contoured to hold spice jars at just the right angle for convenient access to your most used spices and herbs. The set includes 12 glass spice bottles with stainless steel lids and a set of 84 spice labels.

$37.95 each

Emile Henry Oval Gratin Dish

Emile Henry Oval Gratin DishThe classic oval gratin dish is shallow enough to spread a thin layer of food with a perfectly browned crust or topping. The handles make it easy to remove the dish from the oven with potholders or oven gloves and is designed with shallow sloping sides, to ease out the cooked food.

Emile Henry Oval Gratin Dish two sizes

1.8 L $39.99
3.3 L $54.99

Menu Oil & Vinegar Cruet Set – A Drop of Perfection!

Menu Oil Vinegar Cruet SetThe Menu Pipette Glass dispenses precise amounts of oil, vinegar, treacle - and much more. Press the air out of the pipette. Then release it, draw up the contents - and drip the aroma, colour or flavouring directly into meals, salads or coffee. Drop by drop. It is both easy and hygienic to pour maple syrup on top of pancakes or muesli. Or drip syrup flavourings into a cup of steaming latte. Or add perfect shots of lemon juice, angostura or grenadine to cocktails. Or draw fantastic patterns in pesto, coulis or truffle oil on the plate-edge. Removable and machine- washable parts.

$49.99 for the set