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What To Give The Culinary Queen With A Discerning Palate

For the culinary queen, a new item that can help her whip up more scrumptious meals for her family and friends is always welcome in her kitchen.

Like an artist, she creates tasteful (literally!) masterpieces and considers every plate her canvas. As such, she embraces the idea of experimenting, using her kitchen tools to come up with dishes that truly look, smell, and taste like exquisite works of art.

For her discerning palate, here are gift ideas that will absolutely delight her—gifts she will love so much she will want to cook for you to show her appreciation. Talk about exchange gifts *wink*.



When it comes to gifts in general, we can all agree that personalized is always better. This local supplier can customize items such as chopping boards, serving boards, cheese boards, coasters, and glasses. The products look classy and definitely well thought out, but they are pretty affordable. This acacia round chopping board, in particular, will surely be utilized well in her kitchen. Chopping board (30 x 30 x 1.5cm), P800, Thoughtful Supply Co.




Who can resist a beautiful casserole? This chic black and white, hand-painted Courtly Check Enamel 5-Quart Casserole/Dutch Oven has hand-glazed, heavy-gauge steel underbody. It is oven safe for up to 400 degrees. Complementing the stylish design are a bronzed stainless steel rim and 18/10 stainless steel knob with antiqued-brass finish. Casserole (16.5"W x 12"D x 7"T), MacKenzie-Childs, P9,239.00, Neiman Marcus



If she happens to be moving in to a new place sometime soon, a full gas, free standing cooking range that will define the personality of her kitchen is a great idea. This marks the beginning of more exciting and yummy days ahead. Cooking range, Tecnogas, Available at SM Appliance Center


She can cook anytime, anywhere with this small yet durable and portable charcoal grill that is made of enamelled steel. It has an easy-to-use and easy-to-clean chromium plated grate and coal bucket as well as silicone handles and a nylon strap that make the grill easy to carry. To Go Grill, Eva Solo, $299, Lumens



She still has to look stylish even when she’s cooking in the kitchen, so a cool apron is perfect for an equally cool culinary queen like her. This handmade apron made of Frost Blue Italian 10z Denim has two lap pockets, 100% natural cotton straps, and antique brass hardware. Beluga Apron, Hedley & Bennett, $85



If baking is her thing, this weighing scale and timer in one helps create simple baking recipes. Its scale is precise and the timer is up to 90 minutes and 59 seconds. It’s available in g/kg or lb/oz and has a maximum capacity of 3kg. Uma Weighing Scales and Timer in Chrome, Bugatti, £104, Amara



A new recipe book will allow her to be more creative in the kitchen. This one by model Chrissy Teigen features yummy recipes for date night or home parties. Zucchini “Lasagna” Bolognese, Super Tuna Melts, or Pot Pie Soup, anyone? Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen, $17.99, Amazon  



“An all-encompassing knife set” that features 36 pieces of knives with long-lasting blades and high-impact synthetic handles is the kind of gift that will be appreciated for a very long time. This comes with a solid cherry knife block. W├╝sthof ® Classic 36-Piece Knife Block Set, $1,999.95, Crate & Barrel


Photos from Cravings (thumbnail) and SieMatic (cover photo)