5 Father's Day Foodie Gifts

By Alex N

Looking for the perfect gift for Father’s Day?

If your dad is a foodie fan then give him the gift of a new kitchen (or outdoor) cooking skill.

Here’s 5 of our favourite foodie courses which are perfect as gifts.

1. River Cottage on Fire taught by Gill Meller

2. Classic French Cuisine – the Roux Way taught by Michel Roux Jr

3. Indian Cuisine taught by Atul Kochhar

4. An Introduction to Craft Beer taught by Matt Simpson

5. River Cottage Sourdough and Wild Yeast Baking taught by Andy Tyrrell

Each course can be sent as an immediate delivery gift card by email – just tick “This is a gift” at the checkout.

If you’re not sure what course he’d like to do then send a gift card and your father can choose his own father’s day gift.

1. River Cottage on Fire taught by Gill Meller

Gill Meller is a professional chef and expert in cooking outside and over fire. As part of the River Cottage team, Gill demonstrates the River Cottage ethics of sustainability and cooking for health and wellbeing, with the fun of cooking outside.

His course includes the basics of getting started with cooking outside from starting a fire to fire safety to creating your own earth oven. Recipes include wood-fired pizza, slow roasted meat and fish, roasted veg and bread.

Buy River Cottage on Fire

2. Classic French Cuisine – the Roux Way taught by Michel Roux Jr

One of our most popular courses, chef Michel Roux Jr teaches classic French dishes in this 3-part collection of courses. Choose the whole collection for your dad or just a single course.

Taught online from the famous Le Gavroche kitchen, recipes include crepes and omelette souffle all the way through to a showstopping Croquembouche.

If your father loves food then this is the ultimate foodie course with fabulous French flavour!

Classic French Cuisine

3. Indian Cuisine taught by Atul Kochhar

One of the world’s best Indian cuisine chefs and Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar reveals the secrets of cooking Indian Cuisine from classic curries to vegetable side dishes and rice recipes.

Recipes include a Keralan fish curry, Roganjosh and a Goan Chicken Xacutti, inspired by recipes from all corners of India.

Indian Cuisine online course

4. An Introduction to Craft Beer taught by Matt Simpson

The world’s first Beer Sommelier, Matt Simpson, teaches everything you need to know about the world of craft beer.

He looks at how craft beer is made, differences between beer styles, how to choose beer and how to taste and store craft beers.

Craft Beer course

5. River Cottage Sourdough and Wild Yeast Baking taught by Andy Tyrrell

River Cottage Chef Andy Tyrrell teaches every step of creating the perfect sourdough bread.

If your dad is keen to get started (!) or a passionate breadmaker already this is a great way to takes his baking skills to the next level.

Andy goes through the perfect starter (and how to keep your starter happy and healthy, how to knead, and adapting the dough to make pizzas and brioches.

Sourdough Bread online course

Looking for something different?

If your dad’s a gardener or photographer, don’t worry we’ve got an online gardening course or photography course to give him.

Not sure which course to give?

Give your father the choice of any Learning with Experts course with a gift voucher.

They can be sent instantly by email or timed to arrive on the date you choose (so perfect for last minute gifts!)

Recommended course

Classic French Cuisine: The Roux Way Collection

Learn French cookery online with chef Michel Roux Jr. Taught from the kitchen of his famous restaurant Le Gavroche.

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Recommended course

Indian Cuisine taught by Atul Kochhar

Atul Kochhar teaches you Indian cookery, with classic dishes from across India.

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Recommended course

Sourdough and Wild Yeast Baking taught by Andy Tyrrell

Mastering a range of classic sourdough loaves, using rye, wheat and spelt flours, plus tasty sourdough doughnuts, pizza and pancakes

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Recommended course

An introduction to Craft Beer taught by Matt

Matt Simpson – the world’s only beer sommelier – teaches you his complete guide to craft beer.

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Recommended course

River Cottage on Fire taught by Gill Meller

Learn how to cook over a fire by taking the River Cottage on Fire course on Learning With Experts.

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Alex N

I'm passionate about online learning, and lucky enough to work for Learning with Experts. Most recent course: The Pie Shop with River Cottage's Tom Morrell. Next course: Container Gardening with Chris Beardshaw.

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