Who needs a superhero, when they have a mom! Our mother is our best friend and the person we always turn to for almost everything. They are our strength, real-life superheroines and the biggest supporters. We usually (though unintentionally) don’t tell her enough how much she means to us. With Mother’s Day fast approaching, now’s the time! Don’t stay mum and on her special day, tell her that she means the world to you. The best way to show love? Delicious homemade meals! Sure you could treat her to a fancy dinner but preparing the meal at home will move her to tears. No matter your culinary skills, here are some easy dishes you can cook at home on Mother’s Day.
Kick-off the day on a greener note with a light and refreshing salad! With salad, the only limit is your imagination. Put together the mix of root veggies, a pile of hearty greens and seasonings. Mix everything well. Make sure you tear your greens into bite-sized bits. Garnish it with mix-ins like pepper, nuts, fruits, herbs, cheese shavings and other dressy things.
Vibrant colours and wonderful flavours – A pizza never fails to disappoint! The delicious appetiser is wholesome, full of flavour and everyone’s favourite. Load your pizza with chopped bell peppers (green, yellow and red), onions, tomatoes, olives, and an immeasurable amount of cheese, accompanied with chilli flakes and oregano.
A go-to and easy dish you can cook at home, Fried Rice is packed with flavours and can be prepared in no more than 30 minutes. It can be enjoyed as lunch as well as go great with main dishes. Loaded with yummy vegetables and aromatic flavours, hands-down, your mom would definitely appreciate this dish in particular.
Mac N Cheese
Mac N Cheese is the ultimate comfort food that can be prepared quickly and requires minimal effort. Besides, the food is as warm and comforting as your mother. To prepare this fancy dish, all you need is elbow macaroni, all-purpose flour, butter, salt, milk, black pepper and shredded Cheddar cheese.
You can never go down with an ooey-gooey and classic chocolate cake. The perfect blend of cocoa powder, chocolate chips, creamy frosting and some brewed coffee – the chocolate cake is certain to make your mom shed happy tears. So get in the kitchen, roll your sleeves, whip up this scrumptious dessert and amaze your mommy.
Red Velvet Oreo Brownies
A yummy medley of chocolate and buttermilk – red velvet is a flavour made in heaven. And red velvet oreo brownies are a decadent dessert that is luxuriously moist and has oodles of palate-pleasing flavours. Though this dish, in particular, is a bit time-consuming; your mom’s reaction, after eating it, will be so worth it. Top these brownies with chocolate ganache and crushed Oreos as a final touch.
Creamy Caramel Flan
Flan is a versatile dish that carries abundant flavours. Bake your way to your mother’s heart all over again with a classic caramel flan. To prepare this rich and silky dessert, you just need five ingredients, i.e. evaporated milk, condensed milk, sugar, vanilla extract and eggs. Once prepared, serve with berries, nuts and toasted coconut.
Well, this brings us to the end of the roundup of easy dishes you can cook on Mother’s Day. All you need to do now is grab a bunch of gorgeous floral arrangements and some fine wine. You’ll be all set! Rest, here are some best Mother’s Day gift ideas to pamper your mom.