We have searched high and low to hand pick the perfect gifts for your foodie friends and family this Christmas.

The Composta Pot ($99) is the perfect gift for the gourmet cook who loves to use fresh ingredients but lacks a green thumb. The Composta Pot comes with everything you need to turn your kitchen scraps into a working worm farm and luscious herb garden.

For the avid entertainer, a slate platter is a must have addition to the dinner table. Simple and stylish, this slate platter from Mat for Home ($69.90) has a Nordic feel that compliments a wide range of décor styles and dishes. You can also write on the platter with chalk to add a fun twist to presenting a cheese platter.

Eat, drink and breathe food? Well now you can wear it too with these stunning food inspired jewelry pieces. Local Australian designer Victoria Mason has a full range of foodie pieces (from $66) including apples, biscuits and fortune cookies, and check out Gold Teeth Brooklyn for a solid brass pretzel necklace ($80), cast from a real pretzel.

These clever customisable cookie stamps ($24.95) let you adjust the letters on the cutter for a personalized message. The perfect gift for a crafty baker, or buy one for yourself and create delicious homemade gifts for all your friends.

For the person who has everything, you can never have too many cookbooks! Our favourite new releases include Greek by George Calombaris ($60), Simply Nigella by Nigella Lawson ($59), and The Simple Secrets to Cooking Everything Better by Matt Preston ($39). For those that prefer booze over baking, Tipsy by Clare Burder ($24.99) is a fantastic education on all things wine, beer, whisky, gin, sake and more.

Make a cheese lovers dream come true this Christmas with a gift hamper from Melbourne cheese institution Milk the Cow. Their range of hampers include a seasonal selection of four artisan cheeses and the option to pair with boutique wine, beer or coffee.