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Unique foodie Mother’s Day gifts

From a hand-painted tortilla warmer to a cuisine-inspired skincare line, here are 22 gourmet gifts she'll never see coming.

Your mom is one of a kind. This Mother’s Day, surprise her with a stellar gift that’s as unique and special as she is.

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Recipes By Mail Subscription,
Ari Siegel

This utterly unique subscription service sends your giftee replicas of real handwritten recipes from historical figures. Mom can learn to make Thomas Jefferson’s homemade ice cream and Rosa Parks’ ‘Featherlite’ pancakes, among other dishes.

$67+
A brightly patterned dish towel hanging from clothespins on a dark blue circle graphic
Mom Bouquet Dish Towel,
Anthroliving

This limited-edition dish towel from Anthropologie’s homeware label has a gorgeous design, with a small vase (adorned with the word ‘mom’) bursting with bright flowers of every kind.

$19 U.S.
Three bottles of rose wine in descending sizes in a light blue arch frame
Côte des Roses Rosé,
Gérard Bertrand

Côte des Roses is a dry rosé with great balance. Enjoy as an aperitif or with seafood and subtly spiced dishes. The bottle has a unique base shaped like a rose, so this rosé is a perfect gift for Mother’s Day!

$19.95

A painted ceramic tortilla warmer with the lid ajar
Hand Painted Mexican Tortilla Warmer,
Uncommon Goods

This tortillero is handmade in Mexico using the traditional majolica glazing technique. The heavy clay keeps tortillas warm and toasty, and the colourful Mexican botanical pattern stands out on any tablescape. We’ve even got your mom’s new favourite fish taco recipe ready to go.

$93
A blue bicycle with a shopping basket on a light pink circle graphic
Bicycle Basket (Large),
Baba Tree

If your mom loves to travel by bike, this gorgeous basket will be well-appreciated on shopping trips. It’s handwoven in Ghana from locally-sourced straws and roomy enough to hold a modest grocery haul. Choose from four unique colour combinations (bike sold separately).

$140 U.S.
A light pink ceramic laundry soap jug on a light green circle graphic
Pink Laundry Carafe,
Lola Mayeras

This cheeky carafe is modelled after a laundry soap jug, but it’s actually designed for tabletop use. It was crafted by designer Lola Mayeras in the South of France and features a soft pink glaze over white clay.

$67+

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Pure Pop Handheld Steamer,
Rowenta

Mom can say goodbye to wrinkly table linens with the help of the Rowenta Pure Pop handheld garment steamer. The intuitively-designed tool heats up in 15 seconds and has a reversible pad system that allows the user to switch between a velvet side that’s perfect for steaming and a lint-remover side. Pick between blue, green, yellow or ‘Coral Red.’

$58.99
A yellow and white placemat and a green and white placemat with wavy edges on a light blue circle graphic
The Placemat,
Business & Pleasure Co.

These pretty placemats come in four colours: green, pink, white and ‘mimosa’. Made of a cotton canvas with embroidered stitching and scalloped edges, they’re also reversible – one side is solid colour and the other white with coloured piping.

$99 U.S.
Two white teacups with triangular bowls, large circular bases and handles on a light pink circle graphic
Set of 2 Circle Coffee Cups and Saucers,
Editions Milano

These dramatic cups are part of the Circle Collection, a line of white geometric tableware by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Editions Milano. These coffee cups have a sweeping circular handle and narrow pedestal base, made of white porcelain with a slightly glossy finish.

$460 U.S.

A wheeled shopping trolley with a colourful abstract pattern
Throwing Shapes Shopping Trolley,
Rad Union

This artistic trolley is a collaboration between the brand Rad Union and trendy London design studio Unlimited. It’s sturdy, easy to maneuver and has handy hooks that easily snap on to the front of shopping carts in-store. If your mom’s taste runs more understated, check out the black and white version.

£130.00
A large serving fork and knife with vertical blue and white stripes on a light pink circle graphic
Fish Serving Set,
Sabre Paris

It’s hard to go wrong with any of Sabre’s high quality cutlery. The Fish Serving Set includes a fork and small spatula, and is available to order in dozens of the French brand’s trendy and personality-filled patterns.

$99 U.S.
Four beaded coasters modelled after cocktail olives on a dark blue circle graphic
Olive Beaded Coaster Set,
Urban Outfitters

Does your mom love her martinis? However many olives she takes, she’ll love these stylish coasters that will look great on her tables and keep them safe from rings. Each one is handmade and slightly unique.

$29

A green and orange silk square depicting animals having a picnic on a dark blue circle graphic
Picnic Green Silk Neckerchief,
Texas and the Artichoke

This silk neckerchief has a colourful and creative design inspired by 1960s advertisements. It depicts picnicking animals enjoying a leisurely afternoon by the Mediterranean sea (you can also get a red one with a fish as the centrepiece). Gorgeous tied around a neck, on a purse or in hair.

$207
A champagne bucket with a bottle of Moët and a flute with a tag on the stem on a light blue circle graphic
Champagne Party Toolkit,
Heating & Plumbing London

This fabulous UK-made Champagne party kit comes with a chilling bucket that has carrying straps for easy transportation to outdoor gatherings. It’s available in five colours and each set includes a case of leather tags for glass bases. Swing by the liquor store for a bottle of Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut, and you’re all set.

$375
A turquoise box with an old-fashioned perfume bottle
Tamworth Garden Sylvan Mist Gin,
Tamworth Distilling

New Hampshire’s Tamworth Distilling has unveiled their latest creation: a wearable and drinkable gin-slash-perfume. The Sylvan Mist scent is woodsy and floral like a high-end perfume, and it can be used as a personal scent or spritzed onto a cocktail as a fragrant garnish.

$80 U.S.

A grey egg chair suspended from a stand on a light pink circle graphic
Hanging Egg Chair with Stand,
Mainstays

If your mom’s patio is her personal oasis, she’ll fall in love with this comfy and cozy all-weather outdoor egg chair. It’s made of a handwoven, durable water-resistant wicker and folds up for easy storage. It’s perfect for curling up in with a glass of wine (or a bottle).

$348
Four glass copitas on a light blue circle graphic
Hand Blown Mezcal + Tequila Glasses,
The Curated Pantry

These beautiful glasses are hand blown in Mexico and are available in transparent glass, blue, smoky grey, purple or amber. The wide mouth of the copita glasses allows the flavours and aromas of tequila and mezcal to open up. Sample it straight, then whip up a tequila cocktail to sip with mom.

$29 U.S./2
Two skincare products and a packet of purple tea.
Nouvelle Gamme Visage,
Dans un Jardin

The latest self-care line from Quebec’s Dans un Jardin is a line of luxurious facial skincare products inspired by world cuisines, made with ingredients like turmeric, avocado butter and sunflower oil. They make an indulgent gift bundled with the brand’s herbal and floral nighttime tea blend.

$20+

A yellow metal purse with small coffee cup on a light blue circle graphic
Yellow Vintage Purse Gift Set,
Zarina Tableware

This Kuwaiti chaffe cup set brings a new meaning to the phrase “coffee to-go.” Two fine porcelain cups notch into a small, bright yellow enamelled iron purse. If your mom likes to swing by for a mother-daughter coffee date, this is the perfect gift for her.

$184
A ceramic spoon on a light pink circle graphic
Big Ceramic Spoon,
LIVØM

Quebec-based LIVØM designs a range of home goods meant to strike a balance between Scandinavian minimalism and durable Canadian design. This large ceramic serving spoon has a semi-finished glaze that creates a unique yet understated look.

$10
Three skincare products and a hot pink towel on a dark blue circle graphic
Hammam Argan Rose Trio – Mother’s Day,
Yves Rocher

Yves Rocher’s blend of organically-grown Moroccon argan and rose is a beautiful scent that’s sure to become your mom’s new signature. This gift set includes a hand lotion (perfect for post-dishes moisturizing), a shower gel, body lotion and exfoliating glove.

$25.50

 

Two multicoloured jars on a dark blue circle graphic
Salière et Poivrier Slate,
&klevering

Amsterdam’s &klevering studio is known for their bold, colourful tableware and unique accessories. These newly-released salt and pepper jars are elegant, affordable and perfect for pinching from. They’ll come in handy stove-side or on the table.

$43

 

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