COMPILED by AMANDA LESSLER
IT’S only a few days till Fathers Day, and what better way to show him how much you love him than with good food?
Many restaurants may be packed during the occasion and getting a table can be a difficult feat if you haven’t booked it beforehand. So rather than joining the rush to book seats, why not celebrate Fathers Day with dad and the rest of your family at home?
Making the effort to cook a dish for your dad is sure to warm the cockles of his heart.
We have listed five delicious and simple recipes you can whip up. Whether you’d like to serve them as an appetiser, mains or even a side, these dishes will surely bring a smile to your dad’s face this Fathers Day.
1. Chicken Wings in Spicy Sauce.
This dish will make for a tasty appetiser or even a yummy main if you cook enough to go around the family. Chicken wings are a great dish to whip up because they’re simple yet, oh, so delicious and versatile. Chicken wings can be cooked in a variety of ways with different flavours but this recipe features a marinade that gives it a slight kick and will be a hit with your dad and your family.
This dish is simple enough and won’t take you hours to cook. The highlight of this dish is the prawns. As mentioned in the recipe, the bigger the prawns, the better! Instead of using regular-sized prawns, kick it up a notch with some giant freshwater prawns or tiger prawns; they’ll surely surprise and impress your dad! Try this recipe.
Although stuffed mushrooms may seem easy to make, they are a flavourful dish that will make for a great addition to any table. When baked, the mushrooms keep the beef moist while the beef adds flavour to the mushrooms. Try this recipe.
If your dad’s a lover of seafood and pizza, this recipe is perfect for him. If you’re feeling adventurous, feel free to add more seafood to the pizza and don’t forget to drizzle that cheese on it – your dad will thank you for that.
Making Chicken Pot Pie is not as hard as you think it is. This recipe has clear instructions that will help you throughout the process of making this dish. Anyone who lovesthis pie will tell you that this dish is best served right out of the oven while it’s fresh and hot. Serving this dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner is a great way to show your dad how much you love him.