Chef inspired pizza and wine on table

6+ Sustainable Gift Ideas to Show Off Your Cooking Skills During the Holidays

For some cooking is a chore. For others it is a creative outlet; finding inspiration in unique spices when added together create delicious dishes, and presenting their special recipes in beautiful displays almost too pretty to eat.  Food brings people together to share joy and love at every meal.  We want to share sustainable gifts that say you care and appreciate the chef in your life.

Spice it up

 Natural marble spice pillarsHand carved natural marble pillars are perfect for adding a splash of specialty salts or peppers to top off any dish.

Salads are more than a side dish 

acacia wood salad bowl Natural acacia wood bowls are a great way to serve organic greens.

For the bread lovers

Natural wood French bread slicer Tired of cleaning up bread crumbs. Cut your French baguette in this natural acacia wood tray with knife slit. 

Some like it hot

Terra cotta plates you heat up in the oven keep your bread warm throughout the meal and come with a perfectly sized handwoven basket. Add a linen napkin to complete the look.

Hold up the cookbooks

Sturdy enough to sit on a shelf these unique, one of a kind art blocks are great bookends.

You can never have enough tea towels

 There are endless uses for tea towels, wipe your hands, pick up a spill, dry the dishes, carry a warm dish to the table, line a basket, just pick a style that suites your mood.

Stay organized 


 Handwoven baskets help you group items together to store in your pantry or on a shelf


Eco-friendly gift wrapping

Eco-Friendly Natural Jute Love Gift Bag

Carry your gift easily in a reusable jute bag that you can use all year long.


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