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Our Favourite Edible Gifts From The One Of A Kind Show

Our Favourite Edible Gifts From The One Of A Kind Show

Our Favourite Edible Gifts From The One Of A Kind Show

Encouraging us all to discover the gift of wonder, the One Of A Kind Winter Show has returned to Toronto's Enercare Centre. Featuring more than 600 artisans from across Canada, OOAK's booths brim with creativity and a dizzying assortment of unique, handmade treasures.

Whether you shop for holiday trinkets, eye-catching art, distinctive duds or other fabulous finds, we can all agree that the show's various edible goods are a major draw. Selling treats that are ideal for gifting — to oneself, or others — the booths that make up the "flavours" section of the show peddle enough goodies to delight from here to the new year. From jams and jellies, to spreads, sodas, sweets, and snacks, OOAK's "flavours" aisles truly have something for everyone. For gifts that look as good as they taste, we've searched out the spots that will have you checking people off your list in a hurry.

As we reignite holiday traditions, we can all agree that a trip to OOAK is as essential as reuniting with loved ones over delicious bites and even better sips. To ensure you don't show up to any of the season's get-togethers empty-handed, read on and discover the exciting edible gifts you'll want to seek out when you visit the One Of A Kind Winter Show.

3/4 oz. Tonic

3/4 oz. Tonic

Made in Montreal, 3/4 oz. Tonic crafts flavour-forward syrups guaranteed to infinitely improve any home bar. Ideal for cocktails or mocktails, these syrups add fresh flavour with ease. With five flavours in each Deluxe Cocktail Kit, your recipient can sample a slew of sippers over the course of the holidays.

The Teeny Tiny Bakery

The Teeny Tiny Bakery

If your holiday cookies fall well below the standards you aim for, trust The Teeny Tiny Bakery's flawless creations to save you from baked-good infamy. A talented artist adept at bringing any image or icon to life in cookie form, owner Jacqueline Long brings all of our holiday dreams to life through her stunning designs.

Split Tree

Split Tree

Holiday mode means having cocktails at the ready, at (almost) all hours of the day. Surprise each host you know with Split Tree's hand-crafted cordials, and you'll bestow peace of mind, along with some truly tasty treats. Made in small batches, each product adds deeply-concentrated flavour that needs little more than soda and a splash of your favourite spirit to make it sing. Opt for a set, and solidify your status as a repeat guest.

Seve de Mars

Seve de Mars

If you've never splurged on barrel-aged Canadian maple syrup, let this be the year that you do. A giant step up from regular pancake topping, Sève de Mars' stunning syrup is sourced from the Gaspé Peninsula, then aged in ex-spirit oak barrels. It's a process that lends each ambrosial drop nuances beyond what the simple maple can ever bestow. Use them to give cocktails depth, to enhance dishes, or to simply start each day on a decidedly sophisticated note.

Newfoundland Salt Company

Newfoundland Salt Company

With salts for finishing savoury and sweet dishes, Newfoundland Salt Company can season your holidays, beautifully. Available individually, or in gift boxes, each tin contains hand-harvested salt from the waters of Trinity Bay in Bonavista, Newfoundland. With regular finishing salt, alongside sea salt flavoured with green alder, seaweed, and coffee, among others, there's one for every dish on your short list this December.

Haumana

Haumana

No matter how you celebrate, the holidays are a marathon best fuelled by more than spiked egg nog and sugar cookies. Vegan and gluten-free, Haumana's energy bars combine organic baobab fruit with a host of nutritionally-dense ingredients that will lift flagging energies no matter what the holidays throw their way. Bake-offs? Midnight gift-wrapping? Mall dash? No problem.

824 St Clair Ave W

Chocolat De Kat

Chocolat De Kat

It's virtually impossible to pass by Chocolat De Kat's One Of A Kind booth without swooning. Whether it's the rainbow of colours, the tiny details, or the range of flavours on offer that catches your eye, you'll be transfixed. Give in to the temptation and reward those on your list with a gift that's as artistic as it is delectable.

Chandler Honey

Chandler Honey

Spruce up the season with a little sweetness from Chandler Honey. Here, what begins with Canadian raw white honey is transformed thanks to natural ingredient infusions. Toast the holidays with Mocha honey, or sweeten a hot drink with Lemon & Ginger. Gift loved ones a holiday bundle, and they'll be fawning over honey that's as warming as Gingerbread, as delicious as Apple Pie, and as soothing as Creamy Chai.

Carolina's Brownies

Carolina's Brownies

When it comes to brownies, good things truly do come in small packages. Tiny treats that are as delightful as can be, Carolina's Brownies pack an abundance of flavour into each individually-wrapped morsel. In holiday gift boxes housing four to 48 brownies, you can choose the right amount of joy to send to every person on your list.

Aunt Beth Bakes

Aunt Beth Bakes

Created by whisky expert Beth Havers, Aunt Beth Bakes' collection of spirited goodies are for anyone who recognizes the allure of a wee dram. Select your tipple of choice — from Canadian Club to Woodford Reserve — and discover how it seamlessly combines with flour, sugar, butter and add-ins into gorgeous bites.

allo simonne

allo simonne

A local, better-for-you alternative to your usual chocolate hazelnut spread, allo simonne's range of gourmet goodies are the type of upgrade that makes for memorable holiday moments. With several sampler sets, along with a range of fine chocolates, on offer, a trip to the allo simonne booth is time well spent.

Alicja Confections

Alicja Confections

With a dizzying array of what the team calls its "new, weird, interesting, funky, delicious flavours," Alicja Confections fits the bill when run-of-the-mill won't do. Shop limited-edition flavours, ranging from Butter Rum to Pine, or peruse the dozens of year-round options. Thanks to the company's unique postcard packaging, whichever you choose needs nothing more than a stamp to brighten someone's day.

Acorn Chocolates

Acorn Chocolates

Celebrating its inaugural year at the show, Acorn Chocolates is brightening up booth C-39 with a kaleidoscopic array of hand-painted treats. Opt for the Holiday 9pc Chocolate Collection, and indulge in the most essential flavours of the holidays — from Mint Crunch and Bailey's, to Eggnog Caramel, Spiced Plum, and more.

Our Favourite Edible Gifts From The One Of A Kind Show

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Our Favourite Edible Gifts From The One Of A Kind Show

Christine Peddie

Christine Peddie

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Encouraging us all to discover the gift of wonder, the One Of A Kind Winter Show has returned to Toronto's Enercare Centre. Featuring more than 600 artisans from across Canada, OOAK's booths brim with creativity and a dizzying assortment of unique, handmade treasures.

Whether you shop for holiday trinkets, eye-catching art, distinctive duds or other fabulous finds, we can all agree that the show's various edible goods are a major draw. Selling treats that are ideal for gifting — to oneself, or others — the booths that make up the "flavours" section of the show peddle enough goodies to delight from here to the new year. From jams and jellies, to spreads, sodas, sweets, and snacks, OOAK's "flavours" aisles truly have something for everyone. For gifts that look as good as they taste, we've searched out the spots that will have you checking people off your list in a hurry.

As we reignite holiday traditions, we can all agree that a trip to OOAK is as essential as reuniting with loved ones over delicious bites and even better sips. To ensure you don't show up to any of the season's get-togethers empty-handed, read on and discover the exciting edible gifts you'll want to seek out when you visit the One Of A Kind Winter Show.

3/4 oz. Tonic

3/4 oz. Tonic

Made in Montreal, 3/4 oz. Tonic crafts flavour-forward syrups guaranteed to infinitely improve any home bar. Ideal for cocktails or mocktails, these syrups add fresh flavour with ease. With five flavours in each Deluxe Cocktail Kit, your recipient can sample a slew of sippers over the course of the holidays.

The Teeny Tiny Bakery

The Teeny Tiny Bakery

If your holiday cookies fall well below the standards you aim for, trust The Teeny Tiny Bakery's flawless creations to save you from baked-good infamy. A talented artist adept at bringing any image or icon to life in cookie form, owner Jacqueline Long brings all of our holiday dreams to life through her stunning designs.

Split Tree

Split Tree

Holiday mode means having cocktails at the ready, at (almost) all hours of the day. Surprise each host you know with Split Tree's hand-crafted cordials, and you'll bestow peace of mind, along with some truly tasty treats. Made in small batches, each product adds deeply-concentrated flavour that needs little more than soda and a splash of your favourite spirit to make it sing. Opt for a set, and solidify your status as a repeat guest.

Seve de Mars

Seve de Mars

If you've never splurged on barrel-aged Canadian maple syrup, let this be the year that you do. A giant step up from regular pancake topping, Sève de Mars' stunning syrup is sourced from the Gaspé Peninsula, then aged in ex-spirit oak barrels. It's a process that lends each ambrosial drop nuances beyond what the simple maple can ever bestow. Use them to give cocktails depth, to enhance dishes, or to simply start each day on a decidedly sophisticated note.

Newfoundland Salt Company

Newfoundland Salt Company

With salts for finishing savoury and sweet dishes, Newfoundland Salt Company can season your holidays, beautifully. Available individually, or in gift boxes, each tin contains hand-harvested salt from the waters of Trinity Bay in Bonavista, Newfoundland. With regular finishing salt, alongside sea salt flavoured with green alder, seaweed, and coffee, among others, there's one for every dish on your short list this December.

Haumana

Haumana

No matter how you celebrate, the holidays are a marathon best fuelled by more than spiked egg nog and sugar cookies. Vegan and gluten-free, Haumana's energy bars combine organic baobab fruit with a host of nutritionally-dense ingredients that will lift flagging energies no matter what the holidays throw their way. Bake-offs? Midnight gift-wrapping? Mall dash? No problem.

824 St Clair Ave W

Chocolat De Kat

Chocolat De Kat

It's virtually impossible to pass by Chocolat De Kat's One Of A Kind booth without swooning. Whether it's the rainbow of colours, the tiny details, or the range of flavours on offer that catches your eye, you'll be transfixed. Give in to the temptation and reward those on your list with a gift that's as artistic as it is delectable.

Chandler Honey

Chandler Honey

Spruce up the season with a little sweetness from Chandler Honey. Here, what begins with Canadian raw white honey is transformed thanks to natural ingredient infusions. Toast the holidays with Mocha honey, or sweeten a hot drink with Lemon & Ginger. Gift loved ones a holiday bundle, and they'll be fawning over honey that's as warming as Gingerbread, as delicious as Apple Pie, and as soothing as Creamy Chai.

Carolina's Brownies

Carolina's Brownies

When it comes to brownies, good things truly do come in small packages. Tiny treats that are as delightful as can be, Carolina's Brownies pack an abundance of flavour into each individually-wrapped morsel. In holiday gift boxes housing four to 48 brownies, you can choose the right amount of joy to send to every person on your list.

Aunt Beth Bakes

Aunt Beth Bakes

Created by whisky expert Beth Havers, Aunt Beth Bakes' collection of spirited goodies are for anyone who recognizes the allure of a wee dram. Select your tipple of choice — from Canadian Club to Woodford Reserve — and discover how it seamlessly combines with flour, sugar, butter and add-ins into gorgeous bites.

allo simonne

allo simonne

A local, better-for-you alternative to your usual chocolate hazelnut spread, allo simonne's range of gourmet goodies are the type of upgrade that makes for memorable holiday moments. With several sampler sets, along with a range of fine chocolates, on offer, a trip to the allo simonne booth is time well spent.

Alicja Confections

Alicja Confections

With a dizzying array of what the team calls its "new, weird, interesting, funky, delicious flavours," Alicja Confections fits the bill when run-of-the-mill won't do. Shop limited-edition flavours, ranging from Butter Rum to Pine, or peruse the dozens of year-round options. Thanks to the company's unique postcard packaging, whichever you choose needs nothing more than a stamp to brighten someone's day.

Acorn Chocolates

Acorn Chocolates

Celebrating its inaugural year at the show, Acorn Chocolates is brightening up booth C-39 with a kaleidoscopic array of hand-painted treats. Opt for the Holiday 9pc Chocolate Collection, and indulge in the most essential flavours of the holidays — from Mint Crunch and Bailey's, to Eggnog Caramel, Spiced Plum, and more.