Forget chocolates and knitted jumpers this Christmas. If you know someone who adores olive oil (or it’s your New Year’s resolution to get them hooked on it), consider these gift ideas.

1. The Little Book of Olive Oil Tips

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Andrew Langley is a food and drink guru; he’s written countless titles on wine, cheese, spices and the like. The Little Book of Olive Oil Tips is a handy compendium to have in the kitchen. It provides a crash course in assessing and storing oils, and contains mouth-watering recipes for gazpacho, aioli, cakes and marinades. Cheap and pocket-sized, The Little Book of Olive Oil Tips will fit snugly into a stocking.