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It’s said the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so you better plan something that fits his taste this Father’s Day.

If you don’t know where to start, we have asked the Executive Culinary Artist of Granny Mouse Country House & Spa, Wayland Green to share his tips on how to plan the perfect Father’s Day celebration. 

No frills no fuss

Green says most dads want uncomplicated gifts, especially when it comes to the meals you prepare.

As long as there's a fire going outside, meat and a few ice cold beverages most dads will be happy.

“There are also lots of alcohol free drinks to prepare for Dad if he does not drink. Even though a gift is a great gesture, it’s the small things that dad is likely to enjoy the most”, says Wayland.

Menu ideas for your Father's Day meal

  • Starter

Cajun Crumbed Chicken Wings is a tasty and simple item to prepare and can also be served with a dipping sauce like - Sweet Chilli, Harissa Mayo, and Blue Cheese Sauce. 

It all depends on what your dad likes sauce wise. Add an ice cold beer for this one! 

You can't go wrong with a steak - pic supplied

  • Mains

A big juicy steak or lamb chops is a winner. Not to forget a whole braai apricot, mushroom and pepper Snoek. 

Serve that with a nice potato or green salad, fresh garlic bread, some Hot Sauce and you'll have your dad smiling for the rest of the day.

Accompany your main course with a whisky for this course (depending on whether he drinks alcohol).

Ice Cream is a no frill dessert - pic supplied

  • Dessert

This doesn't need to be anything sweet, but if it is the ice cream & chocolate sauce is the one, or simply put together a small basket of mixed nuts, biltong and a few chocolates so he can relax with the family and snack while the day comes to a close.