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?
12 best Mother’s Day gifts for foodies
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.
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.
Apron with pocket
Treat mum to a vibrant new apron in one of three funky patterns by British designer Joanna Zenghelis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
&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.
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.
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.
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.
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