Four of the best food hampers to spoil dad with this Father's Day

You might not be able to spend Father’s Day with your dad this year but let him know he’s loved with a special delivery

18 June 2020 - 13:32 By Sanet Oberholzer
Chorizo is just one of the meat treats you could add to a personalised Father's Day hamper from Richard Bosman's Quality Cured Meats in Cape Town.
Chorizo is just one of the meat treats you could add to a personalised Father's Day hamper from Richard Bosman's Quality Cured Meats in Cape Town.
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Normally Father's Day would involve taking dad out to a restaurant or inviting him over to your home to enjoy a special meal. Though lockdown restrictions have put a spanner in the works as far as these plans are concerned, you can still spoil your dad with some tasty treats this year.

Here are some great options for Father's Day food hampers that you can have delivered straight to his door — get your orders in quickly:

RICHARD BOSMAN’S QUALITY CURED MEAT HAMPERS

Known for producing flavoursome cured meats using traditional methods, Richard Bosman’s Quality Cured Meats has launched an online shop that will be doing home deliveries just in time for Father’s Day.

Choose from familiar favourites like salami, sausages, rubs and jams or delicious new products like bacon miso caramel sauce, Cajun Andouille sausage and handmade bratwurst. Items are priced individually, allowing you to put together a hamper suited to your budget and your father’s taste buds.

Deliveries can be made around Cape Town and orders need to be placed by June 18 for delivery by the weekend. Visit richardbosman.co.za

SUMMERHILL ESTATE FATHER’S DAY BASKETS

The LivingRoom at Summerhill Estate in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, is pulling out all the delicious stops with its Father’s Day baskets.

Each basket will contain:

  • Potato bread and fennel butter;
  • Duck liver paste, apple and onion;
  • Peking duck;
  • Amer chocolate and soufflé berries; and
  • Beinori chèvre, rosemary and olive.

Baskets cost R350 per person and will be available for collection or delivery to surrounding areas on June 20. To place an order, call 063 529 1966 or e-mail info@summerhillkzn.com.

BOSCHENDAL FARM-STYLE FATHER’S DAY BOXES

The beautiful Boschendal wine estate in Franschhoek is putting together Father’s Day boxes filled with farm-fresh goodness.

Each box costs R400 and includes:

  • 800g grass-fed sirloin steak;
  • A Shiraz salt grinder;
  • 150g Black Angus beef biltong;
  • 375ml Kalamata olives and feta; and
  • Four freshly baked chocolate brownies.

Boxes can be pre-ordered until June 19 and can be collected from Boschendal’s pop-up farm shop on June 20 between 12pm and 4pm. To place an order, e-mail reservations@boschendal.co.za or call 021 870 4274.

BLOOMABLE FATHER’S DAY GIFT BOXES AND HAMPERS 

Not sure what to get? Have a look on Bloomable, an online marketplace for independent artisans, for handcrafted gifts and yummy treats. Coffee, wine, chocolate, biscuits, spices — there’s bound to be a beautifully packaged gift box perfect for your dad.

Visit bloomable.co.za to place your order; those placed before 1pm qualify for same-day delivery nationwide.