The holiday season is approaching, and now is the time to find the perfect gifts for the food lovers in your life. 

Check out the list below to find holiday presents your friends and family will love. Whether you’re looking for stocking stuffers for your foodie friends, or you want to whisk your loved one away on an unforgettable culinary tour to Costa Rica or Thailand, you’ll find the must-have gifts for food lovers here.  

Stocking Stuffers 

Oldways reusable shopping bag tote

Reusable shopping bag, $8 

The perfect stocking stuffer! This environmentally-friendly, reusable shopping bag folds up into a tiny pouch. Light and compact, keep it in your backpack, purse, or jacket pocket so that’s it’s always on hand when you are shopping, at the farmers market, or carrying a little more than you can hold in your hands. 

High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America, $15.30 

This book by Dr. Jessica B. Harris, an esteemed Oldways African Heritage and Health Advisory board member, is a must-read! The inspiration for the hit Netflix series of the same name, High on the Hog tells the story of African American cuisine. 

For the Kitchen 

The perfect apron, $22 


Cook in style! This hunter green apron has two pockets and a stain-resistant finish.  

A cookbook inspired by cultures around the globe, $14.99 
New to grains like amaranth, freekeh, and teff? With inspiration from cultures around the globe, this book takes you on a 28-day journey through the world of whole grains. Each of the four weeks in this menu plan is inspired by a different heritage diet: Mediterranean, African, Latin American, and Asian.  

A carbon steel wok$42.99 
A must-have for the home cook! This wok is flat on the bottom, which means it will sit securely on any stovetop as you cook with it. Bonus: check out Hsiao-Ching Chou’s Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food for instructions for seasoning and maintaining your wok, plus recipes you’ll love.  

A delicious collection of Latin American recipes, $49.93

Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America, is a must-have for the food lovers in your life. This expansive volume by Maricel Presilla covers many of the regional specialities of Latin America, with more than 500 recipes from the Spanish-speaking Caribbean to South America and everywhere in between. 

The Gift of Adventure 


A weeklong tour of Costa Rica June 4-11, 2023, from $4,650 per person 

Give the gift of an unforgettable travel experience! Cooking, interesting nutrition lectures, island excursions, chocolate, butterflies,  dancing on the beach, and more are on the itinerary during this weeklong tour of Costa Rica, guided by Oldways. This is the perfect trip—whether you’re traveling solo,  as a couple, or as a group of siblings, friends, or dietitians! 

(Curious about other tours. View all our upcoming  2023 Culinary Tours here


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