Practical gifts should never be underestimated. They’re guaranteed to be put to good use and you can be rest assured you’re not spending your hard-earned money on items that will end up sitting on the shelf attracting dust or even worse, end up being sent to landfill. 

Here are nine practical gift ideas for the foodie or coffee lover in your life. 

De’Longhi La Specialista Arte (RRP $899.00)

Perfect for the coffee enthusiast who wants to experience barista-quality coffee at home, this compact machine delivers a simple process for grinding, dosing, tamping and texturing. The advanced technology in the La Specialista Arte will give your loved one complete control over their coffee experience. 

Available at De’ and leading electrical retailers.

De’Longhi La Specialista Arte
De’Longhi Eletta Explore  (RRP $2,199.00)

For coffee enthusiasts looking to expand their coffee experience, look no further than the Eletta Explore. This revolutionary machine encourages people to step outside their coffee comfort zone and unleash their creativity, experimenting with different ingredients and flavours. From classic cappuccinos to iced oat milk lattes, the Eletta Explore gifts the widest variety of hot and iced coffee beverages with up to 42 customisable recipes. 

Available at De’ and leading electrical retailers.

De’Longhi Eletta Explore
De’Longhi La Specialista Maestro with Cold Brew (RRP $1,999.00)

The new De’Longhi La Specialista Maestro creates on-demand cold-brew coffee in under five minutes. Thanks to innovative cold extraction technology, this coffee machine takes cold coffee options to new heights while perfecting hot coffee. De’Longhi’s unique Espresso Cool recipe delivers a refreshing and sweeter pour than the traditional espresso. 

Available at De’ and leading electrical retailers.

De’Longhi La Specialista Maestro with Cold Brew
Braun Powerblend 9 (RRP $469.00)

Another practical gift idea is the Braun Powerblend 9 Bench Blender, which delivers a sophisticated range of technologies including 18 food programs to automate texture adjustment, making it a kitchen powerhouse performer and a perfect gift for your loved one. 

Available at Braun Household and leading electrical retailers  

Braun Powerblend 9
De’Longhi Toronto Green Collection Icona Capitals Range  
  • La Specialista Arte (RRP $899.00)
  • Kettle (RRP $179.00)
  • 2 Slice Toaster (RRP $179.00) 
  • 4 Slice Toaster (RRP $209.00)

For those who love travelling and exploring, De’Longhi has created a collection inspired by some of the most iconic cosmopolitan cities in the world with the new Toronto Green kitchen collection. The range includes a coffee machine, kettle, and 2-slice and 4-slice toaster. The soft shade effortlessly brings a sense of harmony and nature and is sure to be a stand-out collection in any modern kitchen. 

Available  at De’ and leading electrical retailers  

De’Longhi Toronto Green Collection Icona Capitals Range
Kenwood Chef Baker XL Silver (RRP $1,399.00

A great practical gift idea for home bakers of all levels is the Kenwood Chef Baker XL, which offers an uninterrupted baking experience with direct-to-bowl weighing, an extra baking bowl and a delicate fold function. Customise this machine by purchasing a stylish PopTop cover, (RRP $89) adding a splash of colour to perfect any kitchen setup. Providing style and substance, this iconic Kenwood Mixer is a gift that will be used all year round to create cherished family recipes.

Available at, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, Bing Lee 

Kenwood Chef Baker XL Silver