15 Top gifts for Father’s Day
Give the gift of great coffee, in it’s most convenient form. Dead simple to operate and maintain and with little to no clean up needed, any one of the range of Nespresso coffee machines would be a treat for a coffee-loving Dad.
A knife without a chopping board is like a plane without a runway. With this thermo beech board under his blades, your Dad’s knives will stay sharper and nimbler for longer.
This cleverly designed tray distributes weight evenly and makes carrying a tray of glasses as easy as pie. For ferrying glasses to and fro without spills and wobbles, this tray is your guy.
A kitchen utility set of three kitchen knives and a matching beech-handled peeler, made by Opinel, who have been crafting traditional wooden handled kitchen gear since 1890.
With variable settings, this Graef grinder makes bean to cup a pleasure. Grinding finely for espresso machines or coarsely for filtering in a French press, with a built-in sensor and able to take a full 250g bag of beans – this burr grinder is excellent indeed.
This Classic Wusthof set contains a 20cm Chef’s knife and a quality sharpening steel to keep the blade in top nick. Wusthof knives are famous in the world of chefs, and are made in Germany by generational knife people. We like.
Mugs see us through all kinds of situations, from sunrise coffee dates and revolutionary tea conversations to frothy hot chocolate on autumn nights and late-afternoon soup delight. Any Dad would be chuffed with a chunky 350ml stoneware mug in his favourite shade.
The organic shape of these quality double-walled glasses complements any home, and the teardrop inner cup is a pretty way to serve anything from steaming coffee to frosty liqueurs. The double-walled glass keeps the contents the right temperature, without affecting the hand holding it. Practical and pretty. We like.
A two in one scoop and tamper for coffee lovers, killing two birds with one stone and meaning your Dad can pack freshly ground coffee properly and scoop it accurately for optimised home coffee making.
A set of six top quality, serrated steak knives with pointed tips, gift boxed. Did someone say Father’s Day? This knife set will go down brilliantly with carnivorous Dads who like to serve up a bit of chargrilled braaivleis every now and again.
If your Dad has the spirit of the great heart pulsing in his veins, a recipe book gem from this local food author – including anecdotes about Africa and superb recipes - could inspire his cooking socks off.
Flat on one side for frying and ribbed on the other for low fat grilling with family and friends as well as searing, frying and marking. Par excellence, suitable for use on all heat sources (including gas and induction) and dishwasher-safe. Ayoba.
13. Eva Solo Grill Plates, Set of Two
A set of two ribbed, porcelain grill plates from Eva Solo, for adding a dash of elegance to outdoor dining and ideal for serving a tasty steak. Oval shaped, to minimise table footprint, and gift boxed.
Designed to optimise colour and clarity of pale ale, malty lagers and creamy brew, this set of six Crystalex glasses will change your Dad’s beer drinking experience.
The original Man Cloth, a one-size-fits-all wrap around apron designed for tackling a range kitchen tasks with manly abandon including built-in pot holders and made from a durable fabric that doubles up as a dishcloth and spill zapper.
What Yuppiechef gift would you love to give you Dad this Father’s Day? Have a browse and post a comment letting us know by 07 June 2012 and stand a chance to win a R500 Yuppiechef gift voucher to put towards it.