Father’s Day treats to tickle your dad’s tastebuds!

Get delicious ideas for Father's Day presents.
Father's Day

It’s Father’s Day on June 16, so today we’re look at the treats you could give to food-loving dads and grandfathers.

From foodie gifts to dish ideas for the day, take a look and get inspired!

Online ideas for foodie Father’s Day presents

Rubs for meat – There are many online options to buy for under £25. Licence To Grill has their Ultimate BBQ Seasoning, Rub and Marinades Set to help your dad barbecue all summer. It includes flavours like smoky barbecue, shish kebab, and peri peri. Farmison & Co in Yorkshire have a tempting Texan dry rub for beef brisket. Saldva has a Meat Lovers four pack with steak, ribs, barbecue, and beef rubs.

Mustards – The Truffle Guys have a delicious gourmet truffle mustard for £11 based on an authentic Dijon mustard with added black truffle. Edmond Fallet’s Dijon mustard with tarragon gives a taste of France which works well with fish or vinaigrette for under £5. English Heritage also has a hot mustard and horseradish which is perfect with roast beef for under £5.

Marmalades – Get the classic orange marmalade taste with Wilkin & Sons Old Time Orange for under £5. Perfect on toast or to use in your baking. Try some honey marmalade made especially for the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew for £7.50. The Newt in Somerset has a blood orange and lemon marmalade which would be perfect to slather over a home-cooked ham for under £5

.Jams – Edinburgh Preserves have The Coast hamper with blackcurrant jam, apricot and passion fruit jam with gin, caramelised onion and tomato chutneys, rosemary biscuits and chocolate chip cookies for under £30. Welsh goods online store Adra has a Welsh jam gift set with two Calon Lan jams for under £10. Flavours include rhubarb and ginger, strawberry, raspberry, and lemon curd.

Cured meats – Dorset Letterbox Charcuterie has a hamper for £40 which includes smoked sloe and garlic wild venison salami, Hartgrove Coppa (a dry-cured, herbed pork beck fillet), and Dorset Bresaola made from grass-fed Dorset beef. Bray Cured has a Hoggett Bresaola for £18 made with lamb in a flower meadow cure.

Smoked fish – The Pished Fish has a luxury smoked salmon teriyaki and honey gilltong for under £6, or an ultimate booze-infused smoked salmon taster pack for £50. The Fish Society has whole smoked Scottish scallops for under £22 and four wild hot smoked mackerel fillets for under £13.

Local food and drink gift ideas for your dad

Welsh wine – Award-winning White Castle Vineyard in nearby Llanvetherine has a fruity 2019 sparkling white wine for £35 with wonderful hints of elderflower and gooseberries and a potential UK first, a red Cabernet Franc 2022 with the taste of ripe berries for £45. The Dell Vineyard in Pen-y-Clawdd near Raglan has Y Gwyllgi Pinot Noir 2023, a limited release wine aged in oak barrels with cherry and red berries notes for £25. Yr Afanc 2022 is an award-winning aromatic white with the taste of elderflower and pear for £20.

Cheeses – There are some fantastic Welsh cheeses to give as a gift, including Perl Las blue cheese, Hafod Cheddar, Snowdonia Rock Star Cheddar which has been aged in slate caverns, Teifi artisan Caerphilly, Y Fenni Welsh Cheddar with mustard, and Blaenafon Cheddar Taffy Apple.Venison – The Welsh Venison Centre near Brecon has tender, succulent shoulders, saddles, and haunches of venison to roast along with diced and minced venison to use in your dishes. Visit the Beacons Farm Shop in Bwlch for more information.

Beer – Monmouthshire’s Kingstone Brewery has a case of its Tudor Ale for £35. The chestnut coloured ale has chocolate, malt, and coffee flavours and it’s perfect for drinking, to add to a beef and ale stew, or to drench a fruit cake. You could also try its premium stout or classic bitter.

Chocolate – If your dad or grandfather has a sweet tooth, try Brecon Chocolates’ Dark & Nibbly bar with 70% cocoa and roasted cocoa nibs for under £5, or the sea salted caramel chocolate bar for under £5. You could also get a box of salted caramel truffles from £7.15.

Ideas for meals to treat your dad this Father’s Day

Pork chops with creamy leeks – A classic combination and perfect for a Father’s Day Sunday lunch. Combine it with roast potatoes and his favourite dessert!

Bourbon and honey glazed brisket – Another melt in the mouth meat option for your dad. Make the glaze with butter, honey, vanilla extract, and bourbon. Serve with a sour cream and chive mash.

Classic fish and chips – What better way to say thanks to your dad than hand cut, triple cooked, homemade chips, his favourite fish fried to perfection, and homemade tartare sauce? Delicious!

Piri piri chicken – The combination of paprika and chilli gives this dish a warming heat for spice-loving dads. Serve with baby potatoes and buttered corn on the cob.

Slow roast salmon – Make this Mediterranean dish with rosemary, thyme, and garlic, and cook it with baby potatoes as a tray bake. Pair with a Greek salad.

Halloumi flatbreads – Flavour with toasted cumin seeds and pumpkin seeds and add a homemade red cabbage slaw with white wine vinegar, hummus, and rocket to fried halloumi.

Beer mac and cheese – Give a traditional macaroni cheese a special twist with the addition of a little pale ale. Cook until the cheese on top is crispy and golden, then enjoy as a delightful Father’s Day supper.

Buy your dad a gourmet voucher
You could also buy your father or grandfather a bespoke gourmet gift voucher. You decide the amount, we honour it for up to two years. That’s plenty of time to enjoy his treat! Call us on 01873 821297 or click the voucher icon at the top of our website homepage then fill in the form.

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