Celebrating Mother’s Day in Foodie Style

Mothering Sunday falls on 18 March in many parts of the world, and what better way to celebrate than with food
Monday , 12 March 2012
Make a beeline for Paul's
Make a beeline for Paul's
Sweet Treats from Candelite
Sweet Treats from Candelite
Breakfast in Bed
Breakfast in Bed

Let them Eat Cake
If your mum’s a bit of a cake connoisseur, it’s time to give Paul a call. From 18 to 22 March you can grab a beautifully decorated Mousse aux framboises with layers of vanilla sponge, crumble and raspberries from their bakeries across Dubai. You can even get a personalised message on the top. Job done.
INFO: Paul, The Dubai Mall, 04 339 8036, plus other locations across the UAE.

Sweet Treats from Candelite
Butter up your mum this Mother’s Day with cute bites from Candelite. If you want something extra-fancy, try the chocolate boxes stashed in animal print handbags. Too bling? What about Rococo Bee Bars, artisan chocolates from the UK infused with Arabic spices, basil, Persian lime and rose otto? For something lighter? Try their biscuits and meringues by La Sablesienne from France, which are prepared using heritage recipes of a legendary French biscuiterie. Perfect for picky mums.
INFO: Candelite Mirdif City Centre and Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai; Mushrif Mall, Abu Dhabi; Ajman City Centre, Ajman.

Breakfast in Bed
Too busy to whip up breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day this year? Let Baker & Spice do it for you. Come 18 March, all you need to do is grab one of their super tasty breakfast boxes, from Dhs98, and you’re good to go. Choose from a selection of freshly baked all butter croissants (plus almond and chocolate), home-made jam and marmalade, French AOC butter, fresh fruit salad, muffins and freshly squeezed juice, all beautifully presented.
INFO: Baker & Spice Souk Al Bahar is open from 8am to 11pm, 04 425 2240; Baker & Spice at Dukkan Al Manzil is open from 7am to 11pm, 04 427 9856.

Dim Sum for Mum
Ping Pong in The Dubai Mall have made Mother’s Day that bit more manageable, if you can’t persuade anyone to look after the kids for you. From 18 to 25 March mums can swing by and enjoy dim sum at this tasty Chinese spot while the little ones can create their own Mother’s Day cards in the dedicated kids’ corner.
INFO: Ping Pong, The Dubai Mall, 04 339 9088, www.pingpongdimsum.ae.

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