Scented oil burners are a easy way to facilitate relaxation and stress relief. This calming and well-balanced blend of lemon rind, ylang-ylang and Bergamot oils from Aesop will give the someone special some much-deserved down time.
Artist Lauren DiCioccio is known for re-creating perfect replicas of mundane, everyday objects by embroidering them by hand. With the Thank You Tote, the ubiquitous plastic bag is transformed into a reusable dead ringer for the soon-to-be-obsolete grocery bag.
Whether in your own refrigerator or as a gift for a cheese lover, act like a true monger and use these little bags from the Brooklyn-based cheese fanatics at Formaticum to protect your favorite fromage from mold or fridge contaminations.
Bowmore is a fantastic scotch, smoky and salty like Islay itself. Their 18-year, peated single malt is a smooth balance of chocolate, coca butter and salted caramel notes, perfect for sipping neat.
Lovinlgy handcrafted in small batches in South Carolina, this tonic from drink specialists Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. includes carefully-distilled quinine from the Cinchona Tree and a unique mix of botanicals. Designed to make the perfect gin and tonic an easy affair, this is a staple you can proudly display on the top shelf.
Steep your morning tea with this elegantly simple solution to loose leaf by the makers at Normann Copenhagen. Selling in a range of colors, these tea infusers also keep track of which cup is yours.
A cute and clever way to house the ever essential salt and pepper, these cat paw stoneware shakers are individually cast by hand in Seattle, and are easily refilled thanks to a cork plug at the base. They’re simply purrrrfect.
Former food magazine editors Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton fill their award-winning cookbooks with simple and gorgeous recipes suitable for home chefs. In this particular edition, recipes are organized by month, so you can enjoy making seasonal recipes all year long.
Picnic with your favorite person and share a sandwich created by Bay area chef Rebecca Stevens, whose new book features 36 original recipes for savory “sammies” alongside illustrations by Nabil Samadani.
Outlandish Creations’ elegant play on words adds a touch of humor to traditional teatime. This handcrafted ceramic cup and saucer set subtly reveals a cheeky compliment after the first few sips.
In their first cookbook, the cult-followed Portland, ME bakery Standard Baking Co. shares the recipes behind some of their most beloved pastries, including their scrumptious chocolate corks and morning buns. Authored by head chefs Alison Pray and Tara Smith, this book is filled with recipes to fall in love with.
Those who love the rich flavors of LA’s notoriously delicious burger joint can now attempt to recreate the taste at home. Umami Burger founder Adam Fleischman is peddling his secret sauce for Umami fanatics’ cooking pleasure.
Blending art and food under one cover like never before, The Gourmand finds inspiration in the influx of foodie culture. In its first issue, you’ll find photographs of crocodile hunting in Australia, an apple dumpling recipe by Jeff Koons and even some sexy images of people eating.
Delicately savory, these shortbread-like parmesan and rosemary cookies from the Beurre & Sel cocktail collection are as easy to take down as the drink they’re intended to accompany. Each batch is handmade by James Beard award-winner Dorie Greenspan and her NYC-based team.
This set of handcrafted carbon steel knives by master blade maker Ron Hock can be used in just about any carving situation from whittling to chipping.
The traditional clay pot gets a geometric refresh in this ultra-modern version. Give your greens the smart design they deserve. Contact Askov Finlayson for purchasing details.