Get as many generations as you can together to celebrate Mother's Day together with a special meal to share.
Nothing says thank you like a delicious home-cooked meal so we’ve picked out Mother’s Day menu options that could come together for a special lunch with all the family.
Our pick of spring recipes are the perfect Mother’s Day treat, including classic prawn cocktail or delicious garlic mussels to start, then lemon roast chicken with goats’ cheese and celeriac mash or vegetarian twice baked soufflé followed by easy but impressive desserts such James Martin’s raspberry and vanilla cheesecake.
Make the extra effort to mix everyone’s favourite recipes with new ideas and recipes you’ve never tried before, whether it’s slow cooking a roast to perfection or making ahead dessert so that you can spend more time chatting and relaxing.
Pick from edible gifts such as chocolate bark that can be wrapped up in cellophane and a pretty bow and go all out for one of most popular cakes, a towering chocolate and hazelnut layer cake that’s dripping with salted caramel.
Mother’s Day isn’t about expensive gifts but all about enjoying quality time together and there’s no better way than round a Sunday lunch table.
These carrot and giner cupcakes are so pretty – and taste gorgeous!
Sweet pear, crunchy walnuts and salty cheese – the flavours and textures make this pear, feta, walnut and pea shoot salad recipe the perfect combination for a light starter.
Make a classic prawn cocktail for a retro treat that’s still a favourite all round.
Fresh mussels are so delicious with a simple garlic and herb sauce that you can serve with skinny fries or fresh crusty bread for dipping.
This lemon chicken with goat’s cheese and celeriac mash recipe is pure comfort food with a healthy twist – just right for a springtime roast.
Make a delicious side dish like fennel and leek gratin, where the aniseed flavour mellows as it cooks and works so well with leeks.
A light and fresh side dish packed with flavour – your guests will be wowed by this mixed bean salad with radish, pomegranate and goat’s cheese recipe.
Slow cook shoulder of lamb for the best results and this Middle Eastern-inspired recipe is full or spices for the perfect or summer spring roast.
An utterly moreish way to serve potatoes that’s much lighter than a traditional creamy gratin, you’ll love our boulangere potatoes recipe.
Give roasted pork loin with crackling a up-to-date twist and serve it with porcini polenta.
Take your pick of cheeses, from cheddar to Comte, to create this twice baked souffles recipe – a vegetarian main everyone will love!
Easy chocolate fondant puddings ooze chocolate sauce and look the part for a special meal, but are so simple to make and are ready in just 30 minutes.
Could this be the ultimate cheesecake? No-one will be able to resist a second slice of this baked New York raspberry cheesecake recipe from chef James Martin!
Looking for a lighter dessert? This elderflower sorbet recipe is fat free and such a refreshing way to finish lunch!
So easy and quick to make, this apricot and vanilla tartlet recipe makes the perfect dessert if you’re entertaining a crowd.
Make this stunning chocolate, hazelnut and salted caramel cake as a show-stopping dessert or for afternoon tea that’s extra special.
Make an edible gift like moreish soft maple caramels with sea salt (and hopefully, they will be shared!).
Looking for a chic homemade gift, or something sweet to serve with coffee after your meal? Add your favourite flavours to our chocolate bark recipe to create your perfect indulgent treat – it beats anything in the shops!
Make clotted cream fudge for a rich and creamy edible gift that takes just 25 minutes to prepare.
DIY truffle squares are rich and impressive, but so easy to make. Just make them the day before as they need 24 hours to chill.