Saffron, cinnamon, and basil are all lovely spices. But they do not reside just on our spice racks. These ingestible ingredients have become an inspiration for more than just dinner, they have been inspiration for how people name their kids.
For a foodie, one who relishes every meal and who knows their way around the culinary landscape, a delicious and delectable name might just be on the menu when given the all-important task of baby naming.
What kind of names could be on the table?
Check out this list of 12 culinary inspired names, any of these seem tasty to you?
Exotic, refined, and never cheap.
Destined to be a warm child.
Educated, inquisitive ala the Sherlock Holmes persona of Basil Rathbone.
It may feel more Gillian’s Island than pantry shelf, but it’s still an awesome name.
For one who is all knowing.
A name that is gaining in popularity. It’s simple, old fashioned and nice.
Ala writer Plum Sykes, this name has a sense of adventure about it.
The kid who gets this name better be sweet.
Not many Apples around, even after Gwyneth Paltrow named her kid after this fruit.
For the child with lots of personality.
Although it is now used more for the adult entertainment industry, Candy is still a yummy choice.
A classic name for a gal destined to be a classic herself.
Also – of special note – those adorable foodie nicknames like – Sweetie Pie, Pumpkin, Puddin’ and Cupcake.
Image: Via Flickr - by Mario Inoportuno