All the Ingredients You Need for the Perfect Mother’s Day
Whether she was reminding you to eat your vegetables, pouring you a comforting cup of tea or baking your favourite dessert, things always seem to taste better when they are made by a motherly figure. This year on May 12, gather with family to celebrate the superwoman in your life treating her to a few of her favourite things. To get you inspired, we’ve put together a lineup of gift ideas that are sure to put a smile on her face.
Baked With Love
Have you spent a weekend binge-watching Nailed It! with mama? She’ll love All-Clad Canada’s new D3 Stainless Ovenware – a must have for any baking enthusiast. For a multifaceted kitchen staple, consider the 2-Piece Roasting Sheet and Nonstick Cooling Rack Set, ideal for baking cookies, or even savoury items like pizza or roasted vegetables. The Cooling Rack is also oven-safe up to 445°F, making it perfect for preparing oven-baked meals.
Raise a Glass to the Leading Lady!
Gather ‘round the table with family and friends and enjoy a perfectly chilled bottle of the award-winning Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay. Fruit-forward, approachable and exceptionally food-friendly, this classic California Chard is a lovely option for brunch, lunch or dinner. Cheers to her!
Je t’aime Maman
Pick up a selection of fresh and authentic French pastries from NADÈGE Patisserie and bring a taste of France right to mum, no need to splurge on a plane ticket. Owned and operated by Chef Nadège Nourian, a fourth-generation pastry chef from Lyon, France, NADÈGE’s beautifully crafted sweets are the perfect indulgence. Create a customized macaron box filled with decadent flavours!
Thanks a Brunch
Start Mother’s Day off right with Sunday brunch at the historic Maple Leaf Tavern. Its shared brunch offerings are ideal for a family affair and in honour of this special day, will begin with a fresh plate of scones. After a memorable meal filled with house-smoked peameal bacon, buttermilk waffles and one of the city’s best Caesars, upon leaving, the lady of honour will be given a freshly baked brioche in an adorable clay pot.
For Her Secret Recipes
There’s something very special about a family recipe book filled with delicious history and traditions that can be passed down from generation to generation. Steeped in history, Lagostina Cookware creates products that are intended to celebrate food, family and friends. The practical and elegant Lagostina Melodia Covered Stew Pot from its new Made in Italy line makes for a beautiful addition to any cookware collection and can be used for crowd-pleasing dishes for years to come.
One of a Kind
Here’s a unique treat that’s as one-of-a-kind as the special woman in your life! Stop by Northern Maverick Brewing Co.’s Bottle Shop and pick up a few bottles of their recently released White Truffle Pilsner. The first of its kind in Canada, this modern take on a Czech pilsner is brewed with Italian white truffle resulting in a delicate earthy aroma. Versatile in terms of food pairing, the subtle truffle notes will complement the flavours in Mom’s favourite dishes!