Looking for the perfect gift for mum this Christmas? Our foodie gift guides have some failsafe options.
The tea lover's package
If your mum loves nothing more than a good cup of tea, helping her find the perfect blend coupled with a beautiful serving set will make a wonderful gift...
Whether they love green, white or strong, malty breakfast tea, finding the perfect blend is fun and easy with Silver Lantern's quality loose tealeaves. Buy a combination of your mum's favourite flavours and, with the help of Silver Lantern's blendology guides, let her get creative.
50g loose tealeaves from £3, Silver Lantern
Fortnum & Mason tea collection
If your mum is yet to acquire a quality tea set (or if her current wares have seen better days) getting her collection started with some lovely pieces will make a great gift that can be used for years to come. Fortnum & Mason's High Tea Set is made from bone china and the tea strainer and teapot will be perfect for her new tea blends.
Tea strainer, £35 and Teapot, £68, Fortnum & Mason
The bread baker's package
If nothing tastes and smells like your mum's homemade bread, show your appreciation with this package, perfect for parents who are proficient bakers or novice bread makers...
This Mason Cash bread baking set consists of a traditional mixing bowl with a lid that can be used when proving and then acts as a baking stone when you're ready to bake.
£35.95, Kitchen cook shop
Jamie Oliver carbon steel bread bin
An ingenious design means the lid of this attractive bread bin doubles as a chopping board.
The wine package
If your mum enjoys the finer things in life, our coinsurers' wine package will be warmly received.
The gift that keeps on giving - treat your mum to a case of wine every eight or 12 weeks throughout the year. Laithwaites recommend wines suited to your tastes and delivers to your door.
Prices vary, Laithwaites
Pocket wine book, Oz Clarke
Updated yearly, Oz Clarke's pocket guide is packed with recommendations, facts and opinion - keep on hand to make sure you always get the wine you want.
The cake maker package
Even if your mum is a proficient baker, these gifts will bring a new joy to her time in the kitchen.
If the matriarch of your family home has a love of baking, this cookbook from the chefs at The Hummingbird Bakery in London will inspire a new generation of bakes and cakes in your mum's treasured collection.
Combine with one or more of the following...
Peggy Porschen Parlour Pinnies
Do away with the old apron and buy mum a pretty pinny from Peggy Porschen.
£20, Peggy Porschen
Cath Kidson, bake ware
From cake tins to oven gloves, fill mum's kitchen with pretty bakeware from Cath Kidson.
Are you buying a foodie gift for mum this Christmas? What will you be putting under the tree?