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!
Satisfying, healthy low calorie meals - perfect for a light meal or for the 5:2 diet, including 300 calorie meals and 200 calorie meals
Christmas dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart
Christmas cheesecake recipes that will make a wonderful alternative Christmas dessert, including nougat cheesecake and a baked orange and cranberry cheesecake
Low fat dessert recipes including chocolate and coffee mousse, blackcurrant sorbet and zingy melon salad
Christmas cake recipes to make ahead of Christmas, including a simple traditional fruit cake recipe, Christmas cake recipe with a twist and ideas for how to decorate a Christmas cake