Mark Lowe chopping board
For the cheese-loving Mum, this board for slicing and serving is made by hand from solid oak to order. The acrylic disc handles are an abstract-art point of difference – you choose the colour, from bright to monochrome. The beautifully crafted design means you’ll treasure and use it for decades. Edward board, avaiable from Mark Lowe (£60).
Pale Fox prosecco and truffles gift set
Celebrate with bubbles with this gift set from Pale Fox prosecco. Inside is a bottle of their just-dry-enough fizz and a box of Rococo’s salted caramel truffles, all gift wrapped and packaged impressively. And let’s face it, you’re onto a surefire win with prosecco and chocolates. Available from Pale Fox (£34.95).
Personalised delicious. cookbook
Make Mum a personalised cookbook of delicious. recipes this Mother’s Day – it takes just a few minutes to put together and will last a lifetime. Choose from a mouthwatering selection of recipes that Mum will love. Plus, there’s space inside for a personal message. Start creating her book now (£21.99 plus delivery).
Emma Dodi Macarons
These macarons are more than just a petit fours; the deliciously creamy filling makes these bite-size treats feel like a dessert. The macaron itself is delightfully light and a little fluffy yet crisp on the outside. Beautifully presented too, they’re a great gift for a Mum with a sweet tooth. Available from Emma Dodi Cakes (from £24).
Words With Wine subscription box
The UK’s first wine and book club subscription, Words With Wine, has officially landed and makes a great gift for Mother’s Day. Every month, your mum will receive the book of the month, along with a full size bottle of wine to sip on whilst reading. The subscription can be monthly, bi-monthly or you can simply make a one-time purchase. What’s more, subscribers can head to their online bookclub to discuss the book of the month with other members and share photos. Available from Words With Wine (monthly boxes from £25).
Made in Olstead Tommy Banks afternoon tea
Simple shoebox-style packaging reveals an afternoon tea spread from Made in Oldstead, the premium box delivery arm of Michelin-starred chef, Tommy Banks. Easily enough to split and share. The goodies range from lemon verbena fondant fancies to light-as-air shortbreads and fudgily dense brownies. Many of the ingredients are grown in Yorkshire. You could bake your own scones then spread them with the Apple, Blackberry & Douglas Fir Jam – or save the jar for later. Serve it all with a pot of loose leaf tea by the Rare Tea Company, also in the box. Available from Made in Olstead (£49).
Baked by Steph biscuits
Baked by Steph’s Mother’s Day collection includes everything from your own personalised message in biscuit letters, to an afternoon tea set or bottle of gin with flowers. The letterbox cookies are flavoured with vanilla and the icing adds a hit of sweetness and a LOT of colour. Available from Baked by Steph (£10.95).
Blomster Designs vase
These beautiful vases are made with handblown glass, designed by Rebecca Uth for Danish brand Ro Collection. Colours come in several shades of chic, and you can feel the quality in the weight of it. These are a covetable present that does double duty as a vase and hurricane lamp. Available from Blomster Designs (£43.46).
Lina Stores Mother’s Day hamper
For the sweet toothed among the mothers, this hamper from Lina Stores is full of Italian-made delights, like ameretti, almond creams, Baci nut chocolates and Lina Stores’ own Baci Di Dama. PLUS there’s a bottle of Lacrima Rosato Rosé for ultimate refreshment, and it all comes in a gorgeous jute bag that can be reused and reused. Available from Lina Stores (£60).
Bake mum something delicious!
If money is tight, one of the best gifts (if you asks us) is the time and effort put in to making something homemade. Bake your mother something as lovely as she is – this lemon curd pound cake is one of our favourites – or choose from our collection of Mother’s Day recipes.
West House Pottery
We love this Breakfast in Bed pottery set from social enterprise West House Pottery, who provide children and adults with learning difficulties the chance to build creative skills to lead independent lives. Each set is limited edition and handmade. Better still, buying the set supports the adults and youth who make the beautiful pieces with all profits from sales going back into the not-for-profit. The set includes an egg cup, a side plate, a mug and a darling milk jug. What is not to love? Available from Etsy (£33).
Beanz coffee subscription from Sage
If your mum loves a cup of Joe, this from Sage will definitely please. Known for their coffee machines and other kitchen gadgets, the brand have just launched a coffee subscription service: Beanz. Working with 20 specialty coffee roasters, such as Redemption Roasters, Old Spike, Caravan, NOTES, Assembly and many more, the platform provides tools to ensure your mum has set her filter or espresso machine up with the best beans for the job. Choose from chocolatey, caramel or fruity flavour notes to be delivered every 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks. Available from Beanz from £8 per week, per bag.
El Bandarra minibar
Vermouth has been so totally in for the last few years, and if your mum is a fan, this minibar selection offers not 1 but 4 100ml varieties for her to try. El Bandarra Al Fresco is produced with a blend of Grenache and botanicals including liquorice and citrus. It’s a lighter, lower alcohol drink than a usual spritz, and is delicious served simply with tonic and a slice of orange. Then there’s the Rojo, Blanco and Rosé vermouths, all of which are delicious served simply on ice. Available from El Bandarra (£20).
Bocca di Lupo The Roman Holy Trinity of Pasta kit
Send your mum a delicious meal in the post, such as this Roman Holy Trinity of Pasta kit. It’s easy to prepare, includes a gorgeous rigatoni all Amatriciana, spaghetti cacio e pepe, spaghetti alla carbonara, and all your mum needs to do is cook the pasta, stir in the sauce with a splash of pasta water – and serve! She’ll be gorging on Rome’s most famous pastas in no time. Available from Bocca di Lupo (£56).
Honey & Co Mother’s Day box of treats
Honey & Co have assembled a selection of treats including a tea towel in a zingy lemon pattern and a matching Honey & Co notebook for the mother, grandmother or mother figure you’d like to spoil. Edible delights include preserved lemon and tahini cookies, Baharat roasted nuts, white chocolate bark with rose petal and cranberries, and Ocelot chocolate. Available from Honey & Co, £60.
Treat mum to breakfast in bed and check out all our Mother’s Day brunch recipes.