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Father's Day recipes

46 Recipes

Brilliant ideas for treating Dad to something extra special.

Lamb, apricot & shallot tagine

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Adapted from the Moroccan roast lamb fish 'mechoui', this slow-cooked dish has an aromatic marinade and irresistably fruity sauce
8 hours
Easy

Italian-style roast pork with crispy crackling

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A take on the fennel-seasoned Italian dish porchetta, this Sunday lunch-worthy loin has a layer of perfect crackling
2 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Asian short ribs with herb salad

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A Thai-style beef recipe that's made in a pressure cooker - the meat becomes melt-in-the-mouth in its rich sauce.
1 hour and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Hot Elvis toastie

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Pay homage to The King with this indulgent peanut butter and banana toasted sandwich. Serve with ice cream for brunch or dessert
10 minutes
Easy

Stout-braised steak with stacked chips

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(3 ratings)
Shin of beef is a flavoursome cut that becomes really tender when slow cooked. Add more gutsy flavour with beer, horseradish and shallots
3 hours and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Fudgy fig roll

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The flavours of the traditional biscuit are turned into a Swiss roll, with added nutmeg, cinnamon, banana in the sponge and a touch of fig jam
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Chorizo & apple sausage rolls

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(5 ratings)
Puff pastry bites with a spicy kick - team Spanish paprika sausage with sweet apple and top with poppy seeds
55 minutes
Easy

Lamb kleftiko

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(12 ratings)
Seal a leg of lamb in a parcel then roast it long and slow with garlic, lemon and herbs, and potatoes to soak up the delicious juices
5 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Potted Stilton

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Crack the buttery crust to reveal delicious blue cheese flavoured with Sherry and green peppercorns - great on toast
17 minutes
Easy

Peach & chilli chutney

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Preserve sweet juicy fruit in this spiced chutney with cardamom, chilli and ginger - great with cheese, cold meat or curry
1 hour and 30 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Rye & pumpkin seed crackers

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Making your own crispbreads is an extra-special touch - top these seeded biscuits with paté, cheese and chutney
1 hour and 50 minutes
Easy

Dad’s beef, mushroom & mustard pies

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Individual steak pies with a mustard and cheddar cheese suet pastry, thick gravy and tender meat
3 hours and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Slow cooker ribs

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Slow cooking is the perfect way to get tender melt-in-the-mouth pork ribs, simply throw everything in the slow cooker, then finish off in the oven or bbq
9 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Amaretti & sultana cheesecake

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(9 ratings)
Crunchy Italian amaretti biscuits and almond liqueur are the key in this baked creamy pudding
55 minutes
Easy

Steak with chimichurri sauce

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Serve up a juicy grilled sirloin with a piquant South American sauce of parsley, oregano, garlic and chilli - and chips, of course
18 minutes
Easy

Vintage vanilla fudge

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(6 ratings)
Box up these melt-in-the-mouth sweet, buttery cubes - they make a fabulous gift for any occasion
50 minutes
For the keen cook

Crumbly chicken & mixed vegetable pie

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(59 ratings)
Let your children pick and choose which veg they like best, and get them to help make this simple pie
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy

Beef & beer pie

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(17 ratings)
A steak and ale pie is a comforting classic - this version has suet pastry and a dark rich gravy
5 hours
Moderately easy

Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

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The ultimate grown-up comfort food, use leftover fruit bread or even croissants instead of the bread if you prefer
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy

Dad's special supper

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A meaty and satisfying meal, perfect for Father's Day
50 minutes
Easy

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