Best food and drink gifts for mum


f your mum’s favourite plot is in the kitchen – either making food or eating it – then the gift of gourmet is the perfect option when it comes to a special occasion.

Whether it’s her birthday, Mothering Sunday, Christmas or any other gigantic occasion that calls for a diminutive gift-wrapped something, a food or drink-focused present will tickle her foodie taste buds.

With so many options, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to collect the best ideas and present them below to fabricate shopping for the perfect gift much easier.

From workhorse appliances to streamline cooking and wonder tools that fabricate tough jobs easy, to gins that will fabricate her heart sing, see our favourite food and drink gifts for your worn lady below.

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Harvey Nichols Blooming Lovely Mother’s Day Hamper

Harvey Nichols

Best for: floral freshness

Celebrate spring as well as Mother’s Day with Harvey Nichols’ hamper, which feels like the season in a box. The treat-packed black wicker basket is a floral dream with pink gin and a bottle of Prosecco Rosé rose-flavoured Turkish Delight, fruit and nut biscuits and a jar of luscious acacia honey, fresh from the beehive. Cheesy nibbles offer a tasty savoury note. A hamper that lives up to every word of its brand; bloomin lovely.

Shop all Harvey Nicks hampers here.

Ninja Foodi MAX 15-in-1 SmartLid Multi-Cooker


It’s no exaggeration to say that Ninja appliances gain changed our lives. We first tried its multi-cooker in lockdown; and if we were impressed with its capabilities then, it’s not a patch on what its successor can execute now.

The brand spanking current 15-in-1 Ninja Foodi can practically replace your entire kitchen. It can execute a range of cooking functions, from air frying and unhurried cooking to grill, steam and roast. It can even unhurried cook, using the same lid (saving you a ton of cupboard space).

Whether your mum loves whipping up family meals or could use something to fabricate cooking easier, this Ninja is the sous chef she soon won’t be able to be without.

Le Creuset Cast Iron Signature Round Casserole, Shell Pink

Le Creuset

If your mum’s pleased plot is the kitchen, Le Creuset’s iconic casserole dish is a superb gift. Made of strong, durable cast iron, it’s endlessly versatile: use it in the oven, on the hob, under the grill, and, when the weather improves, on the BBQ too. Comes with a lifetime guarantee.

If this particular dish is out of your budget, the French brand also offers a range of tableware that will provoke equally loud squeals of delight.

Coravin Pivot


How many times gain you wanted just one glass of wine but wound up drinking the whole bottle for dread it will ‘fade off’ from oxidation? We’ve all been there.

Thanks to innovative wine tool Coravin Pivot though, your mum can appreciate as much or as diminutive as she likes, and support the rest for up to four weeks, when it will taste just as fresh. Not only does it preserve wine, but it aerates as it pours too, so her vino will taste just as the producers intended.

There’s also the Coravin Sparkling, which can preserve Champagne and other sparkling wines for up to four weeks. No longer will she gain the excuse of waiting for a special occasion to sip something extraordinary. This diminutive gadget will allow her to appreciate a diminutive luxury, every day.

Papier Feast Recipe Cards


From the Hoste by Laura Jackson collection comes these Feast recipe cards so she can preserve instructions for her epic roast, curries and comfort food dishes safely. gain them personalised to fabricate it really special.

HexClad 20 cm Hybrid Stainless Steel Frying Pan with Stay-chilly Handle


It’s the cult US brand gaining traction on home soil: HexClad, dubbed ‘the Rolls Royce of pans’ by Gordon Ramsay is making ripples in the cookware world, making one of the hybrid pans ripe adding to kitchens everywhere. Functioning like a non-stick thanks to the hexagonal grid in the pan, it performs like stainless steel with the robustness of cast iron.

We’ve not stopped using ours, from heating refried beans for taco night, whipping up a weeknight stir fry and searing steak before finishing it in the oven.

So confident is HexClad in its product that the hybrid pan comes with a lifetime guarantee. Available in 20cm, 25cm and 30cm, they start at £94.99.

Champagne Lanson Le Black Reserve 750ml


Beaming smiles are in the bag when you’re gifting a bottle of Champs, and this one comes from one of the oldest holders of the Royal Warrant.

To trace its 260th year (it’s been making liquid gold since 1760), Lanson presents Le Black Reserve. Biscuity and fruity, it’s a stunner of a gift. Well, if it’s apt enough for HRH…

Nouveau Wine South African White Lies

Nouveau Wine

A bottle of plonk may be all apt and well for the odd dinner party, but for your mum you need to fade the extra mile. This bottle will transport her to the southern hemisphere as it’s filled with grapes grown in South Africa’s stunning Stellenbosch region.

It’s perfect for the incoming season, brimming with floral and fruity notes with a crisp burst of citrus to finish. Plus, she’ll gain a giggle at the unusual bottle trademark.

gigantic Mamma Cucina Popolare: Contemporary Italian Recipes

gigantic Mamma

Serious brownie points are in store for the child that gifts the gigantic Mamma Cucina Popolare cookbook this Mother’s Day. Packed with luscious ideas that champion a current style of Italian cooking, there are 120 recipes she’ll be itching to try. As much a gift for you as her.

Charbonnel et Walker English Rose and Violet Creams

Charbonnel et Walker

Sometimes a apt box of chocolate is all you need to fabricate your mum’s heart melt. Royal Warrant-holders Charbonnel et Walker gain been around since 1875, making them a more indulgent treat than any corner shop classic.

Mirabeau Dry Rosé Gin


Presented in a splendid blush pink bottle, this dry gin is infused with rose petals and wild botanicals plucked from the Mirabeau wine estate in France. The delicate flavours are lovely in a cocktail or classic G&T, served with plenty of ice and a wedge of lemon to coax out the citrus notes.

Black Lines Spicy Tommy’s Margarita

Black Lines

Give your Mother’s Day pleased hour a tropical spin and whisk her to Mexico, by way of Black Lines Spicy Tommy’s Margarita. Spiked with a hint of chilli to liven things up, the ready-to-drink mix promises to acquire the party started. Pour over ice, add a wedge of freshly carve lime and appreciate!

Konditor Brownie Sharing Platter of 12


When it comes to brownies, everyone likes something slightly different: gooey, cake-like or less sweet. Impressively, Konditor had universal positive feedback. In fact, there was not a contaminated word to be said about this eclectic selection.

Featuring Chocolate Chip, Curly Whirly, Salted Caramel and Boston Cranberry Brownies, our testers heaped praise on these sweet bites. Top marks to the Chocolate Chip which, during our rigorous testing, one fan said was the best brownie they had ever eaten.

Order 12 full squares or 24 fingers – the perfect bite-sized snack to appreciate after dinner or in the afternoon with a cup of tea. You can also bag yourself a limited time deal of two platters for £60.

Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Champagne Rose

Perrier Jouet

With Spring-ready notes of strawberry and raspberry, this luxe cuvee from the House of Perrier-Jouet is designed to delight from the inside out. It’s a bottle just made for gigantic occasions like birthdays and Mother’s Day and pairs well with light, fruity desserts in particular.

Hotel Chocolat The Velvetiser

Hotel Chocolat

Made by Dualit, Hotel Chocolat’s Velvetiser comes in at just shy of £100 for the gadget alone, but you’ll want to add in the variety pack of shaved chocolate sachets, which are also available as vegan versions, and in the exact 35g proportions required by the Velvetiser. It’s not pocket money, but a sound investment if you live on hot chocolate over the winter or location to fabricate rounds of the stuff for visiting guests. If you’re watching the pounds support an eye out for it in gigantic sales, where it’s often marked down.

The device comes in four colours; rose gold is the chicest. The gadget also comes with a wide whisk, a kettle-like power base and spouted jug with a handle, plus two white ceramic cups in which to pour your chocolatey elixir.

To use, simply plug in the base to a socket and fill with regular milk or plant-based milk to the measurement etched inside the pot. Add in your chocolate shavings and hit fade. There’s only one button to press, which makes it foolproof to use. It will illuminate as the milk and chocolate gently heat and whirl to combine your cocoa and is ready to drink in less than three minutes at barely detectable noise levels. To clean, simply rinse the whisk and hand wash the non-stick inner of the jug.

The result is a perfectly blended indulgent hot chocolate that slips out of the jug and into your favourite mug. Add toppings and acquire ready to toast the most luxurious hot chocolate you can fabricate at home.

Laurent-Perrier Brut Cuveé Rosé Champagne, 75cl

Laurent Perrier

As failsafe gifts fade, a well-chosen bottle of bubbly is up there. Laurent-Perrier is one of the finest Champagne house’s around and its Rose version is perfect for celebrating gigantic occasions. Expect fruity berry notes with a gentle brioche finish on the tongue.

Nespresso Vertuo Next


Best for: a value-for-money route into the Nespresso club

The Nespresso Vertuo Next has pretty much all of the features you could desire from a coffee maker and a few of the extras that you may not gain anticipated – namely WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. While neither of those will actively fabricate your coffee tastier, they execute assist to create a seamless experience around brewing your next mug.

This budget-friendly coffee gadget is quick and easy to use, promising a zero-fuss experience that allows you to gain a coffee in hand in less than a minute. Despite its tiny size, it’s a well-packed gadget, capable of brewing up to 18 oz. of pour-over coffee. Bonus: it also comes in a range of colours.