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Beautiful Foodie Gifts from Smith Street Books


Smith Street Books has a wonderful collection of gift items for foodies.

The gifts are available from online retailers such as Amazon, Target, and Walmart. Plus, shoppers can purchase gifts in-store if they prefer.

Visit Smith Street Books to see all of the wonderful books, games, cards and puzzles available. 

THE COCKTAIL DECK OF CARDS: SPRITZES, SELTZERS & BUBBLY COCKTAILS FOR EVERY OCCASION by Elouise Anders - A deck of cocktail recipes to get things fizzing. There’s so much more to bubbly cocktails than an Aperol Spritz. Perfect for any occasion or just to drink in the garden on a sunny day, these fizzy cocktails use sparkling wine in inventive, delicious ways. Just pull a card and pop a cork to add a bit of effervescence to your afternoon! Features 50 sparkling cocktails, fizzy classics, new twists, and easy-to-follow recipes, beautifully illustrated by botanical artist Sarah Hankinson. 
Available on Amazon

LATE-NIGHT RAMEN 1OOO Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Illustrated by Alice Oehr - Not often does a recipe for ramen require 1,000 jigsaw pieces. That’s where the Ramen Puzzle comes in… Featuring stunning illustrations by Australian artist Alice Oehr, this jigsaw will have you noodling away for hours. Naturally, this puzzle is best completed alongside some home-delivered ramen from your favorite local Japanese restaurant. Just be careful where you slurp.  Purchase on Amazon.

For foodies, who love cookbooks:

Impress your guests with Bayrūt: The Cookbook Recipes From The Heart Of A Lebanese City Kitchen by Hisham Assaad. Cooks learn about the culture and people that inspire the author, with simple-to-make, evocative, and delicious Beirut recipes drawn from home kitchens, ferns (street ovens), Kaak (purse-bread) vendors, and from mezze cafés. The author chooses internationally available ingredients, so nothing is too difficult for the home cook to try. Available on Amazon

Enjoy the culture and history of Istria—a land shared by Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia in Paola Bacchia’s book, Istria: Recipes and Stories from the People of Istria. Satisfy cravings for potato dumplings, baked antipasta, and strudels made with cherries, apricots, and plums. The author shares her memories of the region and the stories of the recipes. This award-winning blogger and author will have you asking for seconds. Available on Amazon

Critically acclaimed cookbook author, Yasmin Newman, shares delicious Filipino recipes and cultural insight in her new book Under Coconut Skies: Feasts & Stories from the Philippines. It’s a compilation of vibrant foods and vivid stories of her travels to Siargao and other distant regions. Recipes take the reader through cultural influences, ingredients, and techniques that create wonderful dishes like Kinilaw, one-pan mung bean, and tomato rice with crispy onions, maranao chicken curry, and candied kalamanski cake. Available on Amazon.

Zacchary Bird’s new book The Vegan Butcher: The ultimate guide to plant-based meats is your bible to searing, sautéing, and grilling up your favorite dishes. Craving a rib-melt or Baja fish tacos—then look no further. This clever book turns a watermelon into ham and beets into beef wellington. Magic? Science? It’s a little bit of both. Zacchary ingenious book is filled with tips, techniques, and substitutes that a novice to experienced cook can master. Sharpen your knives, spark the grill, and get your friends together to enjoy some good eats. Abracadabra and Bon appetit! Available on Amazon