10 perfect Mother’s Day gift ideas

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Stuck for what to get mum for Mother’s Day? Or perhaps you want to give your loved ones a bit of a hint? Coming up with ideas for gifts can be tricky.

If your mum or mother figure loves to cook, consider choosing a quality product she can use time and time again in the kitchen.

Check out these ideas every home chef will love.

The best Mother’s Day gifts for foodies in Australia 2024

Gozney Roccbox Pizza Oven


Gozney Roccbox pizza oven

$799 at Gozney

Give Mum the gift of a restaurant in her own backyard this Mother’s Day! This stylish powerhouse lets you whip up restaurant-quality pizza at home in no time at all.

“The best pizza oven on the market,” said a reviewer who left five stars. “Took my time learning how to use this little oven. When you do unlock its true potential man, does it perform time and time again. From pizza, to steak, chicken wings to a full English this little beauty works hard but doesn’t break a sweat.”

Colours: grey, olive and black.

Key features:

  • Portable with retractable legs and detachable burner
  • Built-in thermometer
  • Reaches 500°C
  • Gas or wood fuelled
  • Creates restaurant-grade pizza
  • Five-year warranty
Sunbeam handmixer


Sunbeam Mixmaster Hand mixer

$79.95 at Myer

For under $100, this hand mixer from Sunbeam is the handy kitchen helper you didn’t know you needed. In a retro-style design, this hand mixer features six speed settings – including power boost – a quick-release eject button, and various attachments (v-groove beaters, dough hooks, and balloon whisks) making it useful for a variety of recipes, not just whipping cream and whisking egg whites!

Key features:

  • Powerful 235 motor
  • Plastic, stainless steel
  • Six speeds, plus Boost
  • Quick-release ejection button
Bed bath and table Tango Billy bowl


Morgan & Finch’s Tango Billy Serving Bowl

$49.95 at Bed Bath & Table

This gorgeous serving bowl is decorated with Australian native flowers such as billy buttons and wattle. Love the motif? Other dining set items are also available – tea cups, side plates, and two types of bowl.

Key features:

  • Diameter 31.2cm
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe


Nordic Ware Heritage Bundt Pan

Now $97 (was $149) at David Jones

If mum, nanna or the special mother-figure in your life loves to bake, help her elevate her next cake with this stunning bundt pan from Nordic Ware’s Premier Gold Collection.

Key features:

  • 26cm diameter
  • It will produce a cake with the iconic bundt swirl design.
  • Made from cast aluminium
  • Life time warranty
Bialetti Moka Express coffee pot in silver


Bialetti Moka Express coffee pot

from $64.95 at Myer

Nothing beats the perfect cup of java! This beautiful coffee pot is a wonderful way to show your love. Brew rich, full-bodied coffee reminiscent of a traditional Italian espresso, perfect for creating your favourite latte or cappuccino.

“Magnificent Moka Express bubbles away and gives me the perfect kick start to my day,” wrote a five-star reviewer. “The aroma as my little pot performs its magic is nearly as enjoyable as the taste yet to come. Simply magnifica!”

Sizes: 3 cup, 6 cup and 9 cup.

Key features:

  • Unique safety valve prevents accidents
  • Authentic Italian design
  • Aluminium fabrication

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KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer Pink


KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer

$769 (usually $1049) at KitchenAid

Just in case you didn’t know, Mum probably wants a KitchenAid stand mixer. For any person who loves baking, a good stand mixer (especially a bright and colourful one) can inspire like nothing else.

“Two words: GAME CHANGER,” said a reviewer who left five stars. “I’ve had a KitchenAid on my wishlist for eons, and it’s already proving its worth in gold. So far I’ve made two particularly difficult and fiddly desserts, and they’ve both turned out an absolute dream.”

Colours: dried rose, blue velvet, silver, milkshake, feathered pink, matte black, candy apple red, onyx black, white and majestic yellow.

Key features:

  • Planetary action & ten speeds
  • Over 18 optional attachments available to create various dishes from cookies to tacos
  • Premium touch points
  • Complimentary engraving available

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Marcato Atlas 150 pasta machine


Marcato Atlas 150 pasta machine

$149 (usually $319.95) at Minimax

Pasta is one of those ingredients that we’re used to buying packaged, but it’s so easy to make pasta at home. Make it even easier with a good-quality pasta machine, the perfect gift for the foodie Mum this Mother’s Day!

It’s a best seller for good reason, with one five-star reviewer on Kitchen Warehouse writing: “We had a cheap pasta machine before deciding to splurge on a Marcato. I must say that it makes a world of difference. The rolling is smooth and the handle stays on while rolling… The clamps firmly hold the machine to the bench top. It’s easy to clean. We have absolutely no complaints about it.”

Colours: silver, red, blue and black.

Key features:

  • Rolls dough into sheets and cuts them into different pasta shapes: lasagne, fettuccine and tagliolini
  • Equipped with rollers, combs and scrapers made of non-toxic materials
  • Comes with easy-to-handle clamp and rubber-screwed feet for stability
  • Designed with easy-to-grip crank for easier rolling and an adjustment knob with 10 pasta thickness settings
  • Features removable polymeric resin combs for easy cleanup
  • Anodised aluminium rollers are crafted with a rough surface to produce porous pasta that binds perfectly with your sauce and condiments

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Breville juice fountain


Breville The Juice Fountain Cold Plus

$399 at Breville

Enjoy the luxury of a good quality juicer with the Breville Juice Fountain Cold Plus. It uses Cold Spin tech to keep juice cold, and the design of the juicer will also save you time as it has a wide chute so you don’t have to prep larger produce.

Key features:

  • Cold Spin technology
  • Space saving design
  • Shortened prep time
  • Custom designed juice nozzel
  • XL juicing capacity

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SodaStream ART sparkling water maker


SodaStream ART sparkling water maker

$135 (usually $169) at Myer

Once Mum experiences the joy of soda water at her fingertips she’ll never go back! Save the planet from single-use plastic bottles with the gift of a Sodastream this Mother’s Day.

“Amazing!” wrote a five-star reviewer. “Family loves it and we do not need to chug heavy sparkling water bottles from the supermarket anymore. Great for a hot day and making great water at home.”

Colours: white and black.

Key features:

  • Slim retro design
  • Stainless steel trim
  • Quick Connect technology for fast and easy CO2 cylinder insertion

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Lottie & Liv personalised Mother's Day coffee mug


Lottie & Liv personalised Mother’s Day coffee mug

$39.99 at hardtofind

As she wakes up to her morning coffee, she can also wake up to a reminder of the love from her family thanks to this special mug. It’s personalised – for that extra touch.

Key features:

  • Crafted with high-quality ceramic materials
  • Option to add personalised touch
  • Hand wash only

What is the best gift for Mother’s Day?

The best gift for Mother’s Day, especially for foodies, ultimately depends on your mum’s personal tastes. Foodies will love experience gifts or tools that elevate their cooking. This could range from a luxurious restaurant dinner to a high-quality cookware set, or even a fun and functional pizza oven for creating gourmet pizzas at home.

When is Mother’s Day in 2024?

This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 12, so get shopping because it will be here before you know it!

When should you start shopping for Mother’s Day?

In Australia, to ensure a wider selection and avoid last-minute stress, it’s best to start shopping for Mother’s Day gifts between mid-April and late April.

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