They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so it stands to reason anything food related makes for a great Father’s Day gift. After all, what dad wouldn’t love to get a cool new toy for the kitchen, something sophisticated to sip on or some delectable bites to dig into? Whether the main man in your family is into cooking, coffee, cocktails or simply just consuming great eats, these Father’s Day gifts are sure to appeal to his foodie side.
So much more than just your run-of-the-mill cookbook, this tantalising volume will take your dad on a journey to some of Singapore’s most exciting restaurants, bars and cafes and inspire him with stories about chefs, sommeliers and baristas here in the Little Red Dot. After soaking up all that inspo, he can create his own culinary magic at home with 30 recipes from top-billed local eateries around the island.
Chefs in the know gravitate towards Japanese knives for their excellent craftsmanship, and Honyaki knives are some of the most coveted in the culinary world. Razorsharp specialises in these unique knives that are hand-forged in the traditional Japanese way. Each knife is a masterpiece in itself with a blade forged from a single piece of high-quality steel and handle options like ebony and buffalo horn.
If your dad loves a good G&T, refreshing Tom Collins or fruity Singapore Sling, then you can’t go wrong gifting him with a bottle of this vibrant gin distilled right here in Singapore. Each Brass Lion batch is made with 22 all-natural botanicals including classic gin ingredients like juniper berries and coriander seeds, as well as local flavours like lemongrass and ginger.
Your dad will be a bona fide BBQ master after taking this hands-on course at the Weber Grill Academy. Each class is limited to 12 people and runs for three hours with expert guidance on how to grill, roast, smoke and even bake five courses on charcoal and gas barbecues. We suggest signing yourself up as well so you can enjoy quality time with dad and get in on those smoky grilled eats.
For the dads who like the finer things in life, this gourmet gift hamper is packed with delicious delicacies for cooking and snacking. Inside he’ll find goodies like Italian extra virgin olive oil, black summer truffles, duck terrine with armagnac, crispy pepper and chive crackers and a bottle of salad vinaigrette by Singapore’s own chef Tetsuya of Waku Ghin.
Common Man Coffee Roasters Filter Pack
What dad wouldn’t love to wake up to the aroma of freshly brewed artisan coffee from one of the island’s best coffee roasters? The ‘Trust the Process’ pack from Common Man Coffee Roasters includes three bags of Variedad Colombia coffee beans roasted especially for filter brewing and prepared in various ways including natural, black honey and washed.
Give your dad the gift that keeps on giving with a Hops Collective craft beer of the month subscription. Depending on the subscription you opt for, each month they’ll send your dad either 4, 6, 12 or 24 bottles of hard-to-find craft beers sourced directly from independent microbreweries. The beers also come with handy cards that include deets about the beer, tasting notes and even song pairings.
Food tastes so much better when it’s made with fresh herbs and produce, but who has the space in Singapore for an outdoor garden? Now even urban dads can enjoy homegrown ingredients for their culinary creations with a Smart Garden. All your dad has to do is add the pre-seeded pods and water and plug it in, and soon he can be enjoying fresh, basil, tomatoes, rosemary and more straight from his own indoor garden.
Add a touch of class to your dad’s bar set-up with this sophisticated set of gold-plated tools from EC Proof. The set includes a cocktail shaker, jigger, stirrer, bar spoon and a footed mixing glass, all by renowned barware company UrbanBar. EC Proof also sells each piece separately for the dads who already have a solid set-up, but just need a few extra pieces. Be sure to also peruse their stellar selection of premium spirits.