Treat dad to some serious man food this Father's Day. We've got everything from classic steak and chips to a peanut butter pudding. He's going to be spoilt for choice...
Treat dad to some serious man food this Father’s Day, including
everything from classic steak and chips to peanut butter pudding. He’s
going to be spoilt for choice!
Whether you’re cooking for dad,
treating the hubby or rustling up something for grandad with the kids,
make it an extra special meal this Father’s Day. We’ve got lots of
delicious recipes that are sure to put a big smile on dad’s face. As
they say, the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach – and
we’ve got plenty of ideas to choose from.
First up, is this special steak recipe. It’s a real treat for Dad. A tender cooked steak infused with Marsala wine. Serve this hearty steak with tenderstem broccoli, freshly cooked spinach and homemade potato wedges.
If you’re looking for something classic to cook dad this Father’s Day then this meaty man-sized pie by the Hairy Bikers’ should tick a few boxes. Bursting with flavour, this steak and ale pie is full of tender beef, handfuls of veg and a rich ale-infused sauce, all topped with buttery pastry.
If you’ve treated dad to a new DVD this Father’s Day, make his night by whipping up a big bowl of nachos to eat in front of the movie. These cheese-covered treats are easy to make at home.
Push the boat out this Father’s Day with this impressive griddled
lobster recipe. Served with a homemade saffron mayo sauce, we just know
dad is going to be pretty impressed with the end result. You’ll
definitely be his favourite child for the rest of the year!
Can you imagine the delight on grandad’s face when you and the kids whip up this man-sized Guinness and blackcurrant cake for him? This delicious cake from Lorraine Pascale has a rich chocolate sponge and is layered with cream cheese and topped with berries.
Fancy making something extra special for the hubby? We’d definitely recommend this lamb and beer curry – can you get any more manly? This spicy dish brings together tender chunks of meat, red curry paste and a bottle of ale to make one mouth-watering dinner.
Dad is just going to love this homemade beer-battered fish. The booze makes the batter really light and crisp, with great flavour. Serve with chips and mushy peas.
If you’re wheeling out the BBQ for dad this Father’s Day make sure ribs are on the menu. This is one of our favourite ways to cook them – covered in a homemade tomato sauce with a hint of mustard and a dash of cider vinegar.
Spice up Father’s Day with this large pepperoni-topped pizza. Save money by making your own rather than ordering a takeaway, plus you can add whatever toppings are your dad’s favourites to go alongside the pepperoni.
If your dad loves a bit of brandy, he’ll definitely love this warming tipsy tart. A rich sponge made with dates and chopped nuts, and a tangy sauce made with butter and brandy will make dad happy on his special day.
Get the recipe: Marietta Owen’s tipsy tart
If you fancy trying something new this Father’s Day, we’d recommend this bread and butter pudding with a nutty twist – a peanut-butter twist to be precise. This delicious pud is baked with spoonfuls of peanut butter as well as chocolate chips and roasted peanuts.
Everyone loves tender and juicy pulled pork. It’s the ultimate man food, especially when sandwiched between two soft white buns and served with a generous helping of homemade chips. Dad is going to be so happy!
Does your dad love seafood? Yes? Well, he’s going to love this combination of freshly cooked mussels and chips. Drizzled with white wine and flavoured with thyme, we think these mussels will go down a treat with a cold pint of beer.
Transport your dad to Mexico with this classic chilli con carne served in crisp taco shells. Topped with grated cheese and shredded lettuce, these meaty mouthfuls are sure to put a big smile on dad’s face. Expect clean plates all round.
If your dad is a chocoholic he’s going to go nuts for these rich and gooey chocolate doughnuts. Filled with a dark chocolate and cream filling, each bite is going to be a taste full of heaven. Dad is going to be chuffed.
If your hubby or dad is a fan of seafood, then treat them to this
man-sized seafood stew. This recipe serves six people so is ideal if
you’ve got the family over. Packed with prawns, sea bass and finished
with a splash of dry white wine, this stew is sure to go down a treat.
If you’ve got grandad coming over for dinner on Father’s Day get the kids to help you make these extra special burgers oozing with cheese and served with homemade potato wedges. Depending on how old your kids are, you could do most of the cooking and they could help with the prep and assembling the burgers once they’re cooked.
Toad in the hole is a classic man-dish. Grandad is going to love tucking into this retro favourite. especially when it’s served with a generous helping of onion gravy. Get the kids to whisk the batter while you prepare the sausages – this is team work at its best!
If your man is a meat-eater, steak should definitely be on the menu come Father’s Day. Served alongside some freshly cooked chips, this peppercorn flavoured steak is a hearty meal that will keep him full all evening. Serve with a homemade yogurt and mustard dressing and watch him clean the plate!
If your hubby has got a sweet tooth then this Black Forest trifle is
sure to please. You’ve got a sponge base, a chocolate custard layer, a
creamy top and boozy cherries. What’s not to love?
Father’s Day is the perfect excuse for a slap-up breakfast and what better man fuel than a full English fry up? Sausages, bacon, eggs, potatoes AND toast will make this meal a highlight of his day.