Gift guide 2021

Gift Guide 2021

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1 Dec 2021 |

Find the perfect gift this Christmas 


Struggling with what to get your favourite foodie this year? Or looking for the perfect gift for a craft lover? Whatever their interests, we've got stacks of beautiful books, perfect for gifting this festive season. Scroll on to discover our top picks! 

books for cooks


Bowls & Broths by Pippa Middlehurst - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Butter by James Martin - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Herb by Mark Diacono - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

The Italian Deli Cookbook by Theo Randall - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

The Modern Preserver's Kitchen by Kylie Newton - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Sea & Shore by Emily Scott - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

The Pasta Man by Mateo Zielonka - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Weekend by Matt Tebbutt - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

getting into the festive spiritAdvent by Anja Dunk - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Celebrate by Bettina Campolucci Bordi - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Celebrate with Kim-Joy by Kim-Joy - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Home Cocktail Bible by Olly Smith - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

The Nordic Baker by Sofia Nordgren - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Three Ingredient Cocktails by Kate Calder - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 


bake ahead this christmas

Bread Ahead:The Expert Home Baker by Matthew Jones - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Lazy Baking by Jessica Elliot Dennison - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

How To Bake Anything Gluten Free by Becky Excell - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

La Vita è Dolce by Letitia Clark - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

A Year in Cake by Peggy Porschen - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

All Day Baking by Michael James and Pippa James - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

natural inspiration

A New Leaf by Pip McCormac and Jennifer Haslam - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Get Up and Grow by Lucy Hutchings - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Green Home by Anders Røyneberg - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Vivid by Julia Green and Armelle Habib - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

New Rural by Ingrid Weir - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

The Green Indoors by Maddie and Alice Bailey - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

books for the culinary curious

Crave by Ed Smith - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Three by Selin Kiazim - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Sambal Shiok by Mandy Yin - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Your Home Izakaya by Tim Anderson - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Thali by Maunika Gowardhan - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Take One Fish by Josh Niland - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Vietnamese by Uyen Luu- available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Tools for Food by Corrine Mynatt - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

craftmas

The Witch-Crafting Handbook by Helena Garcia - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Dried Flower Embroidery by Olga Prinku - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Grind: A Modern Guide to City Living by Teddy Robinson and Grind - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Grow and Gather by Grace Alexander - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

The Great British Sewing Bee: The Techniques - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Blacksmith by Alex Pole - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

games and puzzles

Rock Paper Scissors by Kate Hodges - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Blame it on the Juice Lizzo puzzle - available at Amazon and all good bookshops 

Game On by Marley Byng - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Seeing Stars puzzle - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Honey I'm Home puzzle - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

London Map puzzle - available at Amazon and all good bookshops 

stocking filler

Pocket Art by Lorna Scobie - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Blank by Giles Paley Phillips and Jim Daley - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

List Yourself Happy by Jess Indeedy - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Great British Street Names by Christopher Winn - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

The Bike Repair Book by Gerard Janssen - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops 

Dogology by Stefan Gates - available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good bookshops