Foodie Gifts for Foodie Dads

Stuck for a gift idea this Father’s Day? Foodie Dads will love these…

For the ‘man’s man’ dad:

The XL Man Box hamper from Ross and Ross is described as ‘only for the hungriest and hardiest of men in your life’. Wash down spicy chorizo and jalapeno chilli crackling with Premium Cotswold Lager and Cotswold Pig Ale.
£38, www.rossandrossfood.co.uk

 

For the eco-friendly dad:

Maintain an ethical lifestyle even on the go. The Ecoffee cup comes in a range of stylish designs and is made with organic and biodegradable bamboo fibre. Naturally sterile, the Ecoffee Cup is biodegradable when it comes to the end of it’s life; simply crush, soak in boiling water and add to compost to start the biodegrading process.
From £9.95, www.ecoff.ee

 

For the ‘Masterchef’ Dad:

For the Dad who loves culinary eggs-periments and cooking to impress, why not a book on how to cook posh eggs?
£12.99 from www.johnlewis.com

 

For the animal-friendly dad:

This cute and classy elephant-shaped corkscrew is a beautiful design for any animal-lover, and a talking point at any dinner party.
£17, Available from kikkerlandeu.com and www.johnlewis.com

 

For the DIY dad:

How about a DIY bacon kit? This set by Ross & Ross lets your dad choose the cut and flavourings for his morning sarnie.
£22, available from www.notonthehighstreet.com

 

For the outdoorsy dad:

A lovely garden feature to keep the drinks cool at Dad’s next BBQ, or a perfect man-cave for him to tuck himself in to on nights away in the countryside. You can even personalise the welcome sign printed on the door and the name of the pub.
£299 (+£45 for customisation), www.fieldcandy.com

 

For the ‘beer enthusiast’ dad:

Why not invite your dad out for the day (or the evening), and book a tour of a local brewery, such as Wimbledon Brewery? Not only can he see his favourite drink being made and learn about the process, but there are always tasters and a chance to try out new beers. Or, you could go for a mini-keg, a perfect present for a BBQ-loving Dad, which serves approximately 9 pints.
Tours from £15, www.wimbledonbrewery.com/events-tours/, mini kegs from £23

 

For the ‘hot ‘n’ spicy’ dad:

A beautifully presented range of tasty and spicy sauces to be splashed over dinners and laid out proudly at a BBQ.
£15, available at John Lewis stores or www.johnlewis.com

 

For the sweet-toothed dad:

2 flavours of gourmet marshmallows and a gel-based non-toxic, odourless and smokeless burner provides your dad with everything he needs for s’mores in front of the TV.
£20 from www.notonthehighstreet.com

 

For the mixologist dad:

A Father’s Day gift pack from Black Cow Vodka. Made with pure milk, the super-premium vodka comes with a gold-plated Yukiwa cocktail shaker.
£99, www.harveynichols.com

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