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Panzer's Breakfast box Mother's Day gift guide

Top 12 Mother's Day gifts for foodies 2021

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Looking for Mother's Day present ideas for a food-loving mum? Choose from our selection of favourite foodie gifts for 2021, from chocolate and marmalade to bakeware.

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Looking to treat mum to a foodie gift this Mother’s Day (14 March)? We share ten of the best gifts for food lovers, including a beautiful, budget-friendly coffee mug, an extra special breakfast in bed delivery and a choice of jazzy printed aprons.

Prefer to give something homemade? Choose from our collection of edible gift ideas, including truffles, fudge, biscuits, hot chocolate stirrers, chutneys and more. Or, why not send mum a meal kit from one of her favourite restaurants or a box of brownies or cookies by post? For the ultimate personalised gift, why not put together a customised My BBC Good Food cookbook filled with mum's favourite recipes, or treat her to one of our online cookery courses?

For more Mother's Day inspiration, don't miss our Mother's Day page or check out our reviews section for more gift ideas.

12 best Mother's Day gifts for foodies

Panzer's breakfast box

Panzer’s Deli breakfast box

Treat mum to an extra special breakfast with Panzer’s delis breakfast box. As well as a pack of their crunchy homemade granola and a bottle of freshly squeezed orange juice, it contains two of the deli’s famous chewy bagels, ready to be slathered with generous lashings of their luxuriously thick soft cheese and high-quality smoked salmon, plus a giant leafy lemon to squeeze over.

Available from Panzer’s Deli (£24)

Mojave Glaze Grey Mug

Mojave glaze grey mug

Bring a little joy to mum’s tea or coffee break with this beautiful ombre effect glazed mug. It's a nice, generous size and is dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

Available from:
Ella James (£14)
Sass & Belle (£9)

Joanna Zengelis aprons

Apron with pocket

Treat mum to a vibrant new apron in one of three funky patterns by British designer Joanna Zenghelis.

Available from Joanna Zenghelis (£28)

Marmalade gift box

Pot of Marmalade box of three marmalades

Mum a marmalade fan? This trio of seasonally varying flavoured marmalades are beautifully balanced, deliciously zesty without being bitter and packed full of chunky peel.

Available from Pot of Marmalade (£22.50)

Fortnum's rosé sparkling tea

Fortnum & Mason sparkling rosé tea

A lovely celebratory fizz, without the booze! This sparkling tea has ripe peach flavours, a subtle green tea grassiness and very slight bitterness which adds complexity. Serve chilled in champagne flutes or saucers. For more low and no-alcohol drinks inspiration, don't miss our review.

Available from Fortnum & Mason (£16.95)

Liga lobster tea towel

Organic lobster tea towel

Sustainably made using 100% organic cotton, this striking tea towel with its red lobster design will look great hanging up in mum’s kitchen.

Available from Love Liga (£10)

Nested mixing bowls

Set of three coloured nested bowls

Fancy pushing the boat out for a mum who loves to bake? These pretty, colour-dipped mixing bowls with handy pouring lips come in three different sizes which slot inside each other for easy storage.

Available from Fenella Smith (£58)

Nc'Nean whisky

Nc’nean organic single malt scotch whisky

Buying for a whisky fan? This single malt, made from organic Scottish barley, has a lovely richness and depth of flavour that’s unusual for such a young spirit. It’s deliciously smooth and clean, with light citrus notes, peachy overtones, a touch of spice and a subtle sweetness which comes from having been matured first in ex-bourbon, then in ex-red wine barrels. For more, don't miss our review of the best whiskies to buy as gifts.

Available from Nc’Nean Whisky (£47.95)

Lemon carafe

&Klevering lemon twig carafe

Give mum the gift of evoking holiday memories with this gorgeous Mediterranean-inspired jug. With its cobalt blue twig and vibrant yellow lemon design, it looks great as it is on the kitchen shelf, or use to serve water or display flowers.

Currently unavailable

Jing Tea one-cup tea-ière

Jing Tea one-cup tea-ière

If your mum is a fan of loose-leaf tea, this cute glass tea infuser makes a lovely gift. You can also peruse Jing Tea's website for a beautiful selection of teas to make in it.

Available from Jing Tea (£20)

Pro Cook Oven dish stoneware blue

ProCook stoneware oven dish

This blue-glazed, oven-to-table stoneware dish is both practical and pretty. At 35 x 25cm, it's a great size for family meals and traybakes, like lasagne, macaroni cheese, roasted veg and other roasts.

Available from ProCook (£19)

Coco Chocolatier Rhubarb Milk chocolate

Coco Chocolatier Rhubarb & Ginger Atelier Bingo chocolate bar

For fans of fruity flavours, this beautifully packaged bar of smooth, 40% milk chocolate is flavoured with sweet, floral rhubarb and subtle warming ginger.

Available from Coco Chocolatier (£5)

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