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...

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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.

• nts.org.uk

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.

• black-tower.co.uk

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

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