Whether you are shopping for an avid baker, at-home chef, or your favourite foodie, our collection of some of the best cooking gift ideas is full of awesome culinary picks from local, Canadian businesses. If this past year had you spending more time in the kitchen, then be sure to browse these great finds that will help you spice up your routine. Enjoy!


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Cookbook Stands

Open Cookbook Display

From Inside Style Co. is a Canadian home decor store based in Waterloo, ON. They have an incredible collection of wood cookbook stands. They come in various wood stains and stand up right or lay flat (like the one shown below). They also have some of our favourite wood Christmas decorations.

Picture Credit: Inside Style Co.

Cooking Gifts: Tablet Cookbook Stand

If you prefer to follow your recipes on your tablet, Arbol Cuisine Design has a modern solution. This local Quebec business offers a tablet cookbook stand in white oak, walnut or maple wood. You can also use this stand with a phone or traditional cookbook.

We included their incredible handcrafted salt and pepper shakers in our made in Canada wood products shopping guide. They’re stunning!

Picture Credit: Arbol Cuisine Design

Customized Cookbook Stand

JM La Bonne Impression is a local Montreal shop that offers a number of customized products like this beautiful bamboo cookbook stand. This would make a great housewarming gift or wedding gift. They also have great BBQ sets that we included in our BBQ gift ideas guide.

Cooking Gift Ideas: Handcrafted Wood Cookbook Stand

  • From The Beauty Revival 
  • Ships from Grande Prairie, AB

Cooking Spices & Mixes

Spice Kits: Cooking Gifts

Totem Tea & Spice is a Canadian tea company that specializes in loose leaf tea and spice kits. Their spice kits come in awesome tin containers and include spices from around the world. They also have BBQ rub kits which we included in our BBQ gift ideas guide.

Picture Credit: Totem Tea & Spice

Premium Pancake, Waffle & Scone mix

Lannie Rae Gourmet is a local Cochrane, AB business that creates gourmet pancake, scone and waffle mixes. These premium baking mixes come in a variety of delicious flavours and would make an awesome gift idea.

Organic Spice Samples

  • From Jenno Homestead Shop
  • Ships from Toronto, ON

Original Recipe Spice Blends

  • From Pixie Chicks Spices 
  • Ships from Victoria, BC

Maple Spice Mix

  • From Thompsontown Maple
  • Ships from Lanark County, ON

Cooking Gift Baskets

Pasta Themed Gift Baskets

Dragonfly Gift Baskets is a Calgary gift basket company that has put together a great gift for cooking lovers. Their pasta themed gift basket includes locally made pasta and pasta sauce, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, tea towels, cheese and grader, along with a pasta server. As you can see it includes everything you need for a pasta night at home. This would be great for a housewarming gift as well. 

Another Canadian gift basket company is Baskits and they’ve put together another pasta themed gift basket that would make a great cooking gift idea.

Cooking Tools

Cooking Gifts: Olive Oil Dispenser

  • From Poterie Bonmatin
  • Ships from Montreal, QC

Canadian Maple Rolling Pin

  • From Wood Rustic
  • Ships from Cowansville, QC

Chef’s Knife Set: Cooking Gift Ideas

  • From Capital Crafts Canada
  • Ships from Toronto, ON

Bamboo Measuring Spoons

Ola Bamboo is a Canadian eco-friendly store based in Drummondville, QC. Not only doing they have eco-friendly bath, body and home products they also have bamboo products for the kitchen. Their bamboo measuring spoons (shown below) are an eco-friendly alternative to plastic and would make a great gift for cooking lovers.

Measuring Cups

  • From Inside Style Co.
  • Ships from Waterloo, ON

Egg Tray

  • From The Pear Co. (by Stump & Stone)
  • Ships from Kirkland Lake, ON

Recipe Journals & Cards

Cooking Gifts: Customized Recipe Journal

  • From Forest Nine
  • Ships from Calgary, AB

Family Recipe Book

  • From The Joyful Life Company
  • Ships from Winnipeg, MB

Weekly Meal Planners

  • From Recipes To The Rescue
  • Ships from Vancouver, BC

Recipe Cards: Cooking Gift Ideas

  • From Jaybee Design
  • Ships from Calgary, AB

Floral Recipe Cards

  • From Linden Paper Co.
  • Ships from Port Moody, BC

Personalized Recipe Cards

  • From Bureau Home & Gifts
  • Ships from South Surrey, BC

Personalized Recipe Box

  • From RMX Digital
  • Ships from Regina, SK

Aprons & Kitchen Items

Cooking Aprons

  • From Your Green Kitchen
  • Ships from Nakusp, BC

Personalized Kids Aprons

  • From Tiny Owls Gift Co.
  • Ships from Guelph, ON

Kitchen Tea Towels

Pomp & Sass is a local Ontario business that offers high quality Turkish towels in Canada. Their tea towels come in various colours and designs. We chose the green fern design with tassels shown below for a gift recently and the recipient loved it.

Those are some of our best cooking gift ideas in Canada. There’s sure to be something to help you find the perfect gift or addition to your own kitchen. We’ll keep updating this collection of cooking gifts as we discover them.