Shower your mother with love and all of life’s wonders. Don’t let her slave away in the kitchen on her special day. Go treat her and the family to a meal sweet and savory. Here, we list down a selection available for mom’s special occasion.
Celebrate Dia de la Madre with festive Spanish flavors from Discovery Primea’s Tapenade. The three-to-four-person Mother’s Day Spanish Feast it offers starts with croquetas de pollo y trufa with aioli dip, tortilla de patatas, and gambas al ajillo with a baguette.
It also comes with a serving of ensalada campera with seared tuna and mixed greens, but the highlight of the spread are Executive Chef Luis Chikiamco’s paella de mar y montaña (available only on Mother’s Day weekend) made with chicken, chorizo, shrimp, and squid; and pescado al horno featuring oven-baked black sea bass
The meals ends on a sweet note with crema catalana flan with caramel. To make the feast extra special, the set comes with a bottle of Prosecco or non-alcoholic sparkling wine and a box of Madelenas de Chocolate.
The Spanish Feast is priced at P4,500 nett and can be ordered for takeout or delivery via the customer’s preferred delivery service from May 7 to May 9. Call (02) 7955-8888 or email [email protected]Dainty delicacies
Crimson Hotel’s soon-to-open patisserie and boulangerie, Baker J has dainty treats in store for moms on her special day. Surprise her with a breakfast in bed that comes with buttery pastries such as pain au chocolat, cashew praliné, raspberry croissant, madeleine, and more. Or go for a delectable Choco Royale, Dulce de Leche Cheesecake, Red Pearl, or Mango Graham cake at 25 percent off.
Purchases worth at least P1,500 comes with a free Rustan’s Gouache canvas pouch. Call 0998-961-3409 or email [email protected] for more details.
Who says the family cannot enjoy gourmet while staying safe? Edsa Shangri-La’s Gourmet On the Move Mother’s Day at Home Set menu features a delectable spread of salmon coulibiac, roast chicken casserole with red wine, seafood paella with chorizo and scallops, quinoa and feta stuffed roasted bell peppers, potato lyonnaise with gruyere gratin vegetables, a selection of cupcakes, and chocolate lava with chocolate sauce. This five-person set is available at P3,700 nett for the whole month of May.
The hotel also has a special Mother’s Day Filipino-themed Afternoon Tea Set at P1,700, specialty cakes, and a gift hampers filled with treats starting at P2,500 net.
Edsa Shangri-La is also opening its al fresco dining setting by the pool for its barbecue a la carte and set menu available on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Its al fresco dining also features HEAT and Summer Palace’s favorites, as well as a special Mother’s Day set menu available for the whole month of May.
More gifts for moms are on offer. Call (02) 8633-8888 or email [email protected] for inquiries and reservations.
Roast in a hotbox
Brasserie on 3 at Conrad Manila takes the hassle out of reheating takeaways with its selection of Family Platter, Chef’s Specials, and Family Roast all served in a HotBox—the innovative packaging that instantly reheats meals with a pull of a thread. A complimentary dish goes with a minimum purchase of four items in the menu.
For Mother’s Day, China Blue by Jereme Leung has a special set menu whose price starts at P3,388 nett; C Lounge offers a takeaway Afternoon High Tea set for two persons at P1,650 nett; and Bru Coffee Bar serves a collection of floral-themed pastries, cakes, and chocolates starting at P500 nett.
Online takeaway and delivery is available on May 3-9. Go to bit.ly/conradmestore, call 0917-650-4043, or email [email protected]Crockpot and cakes
For a complete meal that’s good for three to four persons, Marriott Manila offers Mama’s Crockpot Special (P3,700 nett) that comes with a Classic Slow-Cooked Beef Roulade (1.5kg) in mushroom sauce served with fettuccini pasta in black truffle cream, buttery whipped potatoes, and sautéed organic vegetable medley. Each order of this set also comes with a Makeup Kit Cake made with moist chocolate cake, salted chocolate caramel ganache, chocolate butter cream, and fondant icing.
In addition to the Makeup Kit Cake (P1,200 nett), Marriott Café Bakery has more for mothers: Carrot Entremet (P1,200 nett), Caramel and Chocolate Cake (P1,200 nett), Ube Leche Flan Cake (P1,200 nett), Tiramisu Streusel Cake (P1,200 nett), King James Cake (P1,200 nett), Mango Cheesecake (P1,300 nett), and Strawberry Cheesecake (P1,300 nett).
All Mother’s Day offers are available for pickup and takeaway until May 9; call (02) 8998-9999 or 0917-859-9521 for orders. Delivery may also be arranged via Delishvery. More offers are available on Pickaroo, GrabFood, and foodpanda.
Tête-à-tête over tea
Catch up with mom or share stories over a cup of special blend TWG Tea made with green tea infused with sweet jasmine flowers.
Bring her to a fragrant secret garden with the heady, intoxicating perfume of the Jasmine Queen Tea from the Cotton Teabag (P1,355) and Loose Leaf Tea Collections (P595 per 50g), infused in the brand’s artisanal Design Orchid Teapot (P6,895) with removable filter. Enhance the whole affair with Bain de Roses Tea Scented Candle (P3,895).
Get them at TWG Tea boutiques or check out its LazMall flagship store.
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