The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire)
Our round-up of Mother’s Day food and drink gifts, plus a tasty recipe to spoil mum
Mother’s Day might be a bit different this year but there are still lots of ways to show your mum she’s one in a million. Here’s our round-up of food and drink gifts, plus a tasty recipe to make for mum...
1. Let the fun be-gin
Letterbox Gift Shop’s Mum’s Gin Night In gift set has everything needed for that much-needed night off – Gin & Tonic Blonde Chocolate; 50ml Salcombe Gin; Himalayan Bath Salts; Cocoa Butter Bath Truffles and “Marvellous Mum” Tealights.
• £37, letterboxgifts.co.uk
2. Sparkling treat
Pink Bottega Gold is a sparkling wine that will make this Mother’s Day one to remember. Made in Italy’s prosecco region, it uses handpicked Glera and Pinot Noir grapes and is best served in a flute glass.
It goes well with Italian mixed fried food, and everything from carpaccio to risottos.
• Available from gpbrands.co.uk, £23.99.
3. Flower power
Why not make Mother’s Day every day with this pretty Sweetpea mug from Emma Bridgewater, which comes boxed.
• £19.95, emmabridgewater.co.uk
4. Chocs away
Prezzybox’s Personalised Green & Black’s Organic Connoisseur Collection might just be the ultimate chocolate treat. Containing 12 organic bars of Green and Black’s chocolate, simply personalise with the message of your choice.
• £19.99, prezzybox.com
5. Have your cake...
This set of three pretty tins will brighten up any kitchen.
• £25.99 from talacooking.com
6. Box of delights
The Pinewood Gin Gift Box Hamper (£50) from National Trust Scotland includes a 50cl bottle of Pinewood Gin, Scottish tonic water and sweet and savoury nibbles produced in Scotland. The box also contains two tickets for a day out at a Trust property, which can be used to visit any property once lockdown restrictions have been lifted.
7. Light but lovely
One for the more health-conscious mums, the B by Black Tower range features a lower ABV, lower calorie White and Rosé, making for the perfect guilt-free treat.
The range is available from Asda, Morrisons, B&M and Home Bargains, £3.
8. Say it with cookies
Marie’s Bakehouse Mum Cookie is the perfect way to tell mum you love her on Mother’s Day – or at any time of the year. • £12 for four biscuits, from thebritishcrafthouse.co.uk