Christmas presents for dad

If you're struggling to find a gift for dad this year, take a peek at our present packages for some foodie gift ideas...

The Butchery package

Whether your dad’s a budding butcher or is already proficient at preparing Sunday lunch, this package will be sure to teach him a new trick or two…

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The Ginger Pig Meat Book

A meat manual for the discerning cook, the much praised Ginger Pig Meat Book will tell you everything you need to know about buying, cooking and preparing meat.

£16.75, The Ginger Pig

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Victorinox knives

Combine dad’s newfound knowledge with the best tools for the job. Victorinox are the preferred knife brand of professional butchers, perfect for boning and beyond.

From £10.39, Butchersequipment.co.uk

The Cheese package

Don’t let Christmas be the only time dad eats quality curds. This package will keep the cheese fan happy all year round…

The Fine Cheese Company, monthly cheese selection

Like a wine club with less of the commitment. An expertly selected, seasonal collection will arrive on your dad’s doorstep. Choose from a variety of options, from a single delivery to the ultimate 12 monthly installments.

From £36, The Fine Cheese Company

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Fortnum & Mason, biscuits for cheese barrel

Spread your cheese on suitably fancy biscuits with this selection from Fortnum & Mason, complete with a very British biscuit barrel. 

£16.95, Fortnum & Mason

The food foraging package

If your parent loves nothing better than being at one with the great outdoors, a food foraging package could be the start of a lifelong passion…

Food foraging courses

Available up and down the country, these courses will teach you what is safe to eat and where to find it.

Prices vary, foodforagingcourses.co.uk

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Foraging: The essential guide to free wild food, John Lewis-Stempel

A practical guide to finding and preparing food from land to shore, this book also caters for urban dwellers and provides recipes for your foraged bounties.

£6.99, Waterstones

The Beer package

Tis the season to be jolly… so why not indulge dad a little with this beer package.

The World Atlas of Beer, Tim Webb and Stephen Beaumont

Complete with tasting notes for over 500 beers, the history of brews and guides on how to match your favourites with your food, this atlas is essential reading for those partial to a pint or two. 

£25, Waterstones

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Brewer for a day

For a real insight, get them the gift of experience and send dad to a brewery to discover what really goes into making his favourite beers.

Prices vary with providers:
East Anglia
Perth
West Midlands

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Are you buying a foodie gift for dad this Christmas? What will you be putting under the tree?