Attention everyone! Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we have some tasty recipes to share with you for this special occasion. Surprise her with a leisurely breakfast in bed or a family brunch around the table, you’ll delight her with these homemade sweet and savoury dishes we have put together for you that are low on stress yet bursting with fresh ingredients and flavours! It’s time to show Mom just how much she means to you this Mother’s Day!
Breakfasts fit for a Queen
For breakfast with a twist and some spice, try your hand at Shakshuka, a dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions, often spiced with cumin. Watch Victoria Cheng show you how in this video!:
Recommended cookware: de Buyer MINERAL Frying Pan
2. Mini Pancakes
This one is great to do with the kids! Prepare the batter in advance and have fun doodling pancake art with the kids in the morning before Mom wakes up! Serve the warm pancakes with different sauces and condiments – keep it simple with chocolate/maple syrup, butter or for the adventurous, why not make your own fruit jam from scratch! Food blogger Catherine Ling (Camemberu) shows you the basics of making these mini pancakes here:
Recommended cookware: Nordic Ware Traditional French Steel Crepe Pan
Lunch packed with a punch
Thinking of heading out for a family picnic as part of your Mother’s Day celebration? This hearty Smoked Salmon Tart is not only portable for picnics – any leftovers would be great for weekday lunch boxes too! The sour cream pastry adds a twist to regular shortcrust pastry and goes perfectly well with the smoked salmon encased in the tart! Serve this with a side salad and you’ll have one hearty lunch that Mom will love! What side salad, you say? Read on for our next recipe! Get the recipe here!
Recommended bakeware: Nordic Ware Pro Form Quiche/Tart Pan
Now this is one salad that might steal the show. A great starter or side dish to complement your lunch, this dish is a lovely medley of flavours! The poached pears bring a subtle refreshing flavour when paired with the salty parma ham, and the rocket leaves brings all the components of the dish together perfectly. Get the recipe here!
Recommended tool: Microplane Artisan Series Ribbon Grater
Try this Stuffed SousVide Boneless Chicken Leg for a unique and luxurious main dish to impress Mom! Stuffed with foie gras and caramelized apples, it is a great combination with the tender chicken. The bacon cuts through the sweetness of the caramelised apples, adding an extra layer of flavour and complexity to the dish! Save prep time by marinating the chicken leg overnight – use a vacuum pack machine to seal the chicken leg to lock all the flavours in! Get the recipe here!
Recommended equipment: SousVide Supreme, Lacor HOME Vacuum Pack Machine
2. Roast Stuffed Lamb Shoulder – Mediterranean style
Now this dish is a real showstopper – roasted lamb shoulder rubbed with pesto and stuffed with olives, tomatoes and cheese, served with ratatouille and a side of potatoes! A delicious blend of flavours from the Mediterranean, this is one dish Mom would definitely remember for years to come! Watch this video for the recipe and preparation method:
Recommended cookware: Nordic Ware Oven Essentials Roaster
1. Rice Pudding with Raspberry Jelly
An elegant dessert that will surely please all at the dining table! Use glass jars to showcase the lovely layers of rice pudding and jelly. To really take things up a notch, decorate with a dollop of Chantilly and fresh raspberries – the perfect light and sweet ending to your home-cooked Mother’s Day meal!
Get the recipe here!
Recommended kitchenware: Le Parfait Familia Wiss Terrines Preserve Jar
Usually baked with chopped fruits sitting at the bottom of the pan, the upside-down cake is then turned over so that they form a decorative topping once the cake is inverted! Instead of going for regular apple pie, try this Upside-Down butter and Caramelised Apple Cake for a twist! Get the recipe here!
Recommended equipment: KitchenAid Artisan® Series 5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer
We hope these recipes have inspired you for your Mother’s Day celebrations! If you’d like to cook with Mom instead for a change, be sure to check out our range of Mother’s Day cooking classes that we have prepared for this special occasion!
Mother’s Day classes can be found here!