Mum’s the word

Raise a smile on Mother’s Day with this selection of kitchen and larder lovelies

Hey little hen…
Every kitchen needs this vintage white glass egg store, £30 at Vintage at the Tower Hill Street, Corbridge, tel 01434 632 186, www.facebook/VintageAtTheTower\


In a pickle
Add some zing to your life with Fine Cheese Company Pickled Shallots for Cheese £6.95 and Pickled Cherries for Cheese £6.95 at Il Piccolo, St Helen’s Street, Corbridge, NE45 5BE
tel 01434 634 554,

In the mix
Take mum’s favourite gin and prosecco cocktail to another level with Lakeland Syrups mixers in Raspberry, Damson, Cherry, and Herbaceous Strawberry, £2.60 each at North Acomb Farm Shop, Stocksfield
NE43 7UF, tel 01661 843 181,

To a tea
Newcsatle-made Love Leaf Tea comes in a huge range of gorgeous flavours, including Golden Turmeric, Spiced Chard, Sage & Chamomile, Laid Back Lavender and many more, available at The Deli Around The Corner, Hotspur St, Tynemouth NE30 4EE, tel 0191 259 0086,

Especially for the mamma who loves everything Italian, this Paiarrop Fig Almond Cake is £4.75 and Orchard Tomato Jam is £3.65 at Carruthers & Kent, Elmfield Road, Gosforth Newcastle, NE3 4AY
tel 0191 213 1818,

Green scene
Go green (and pink, red and purple) with this very on-trend Les Artistes Paris Can’it insulated Mug £10 at Corbridge Cookshop, Middle Street, Corbridge, NE45 5AT, tel 01434 632 582,


Luxury liqueur
Treat your mum to Alnwick Gin Liqueur in Rhubarb & Strawberry, Lime & Ginger, Raspberry & Vanilla, £12.50 at Brocksbushes, Styford Roundabout Stocksfield, NE43 7UB, tel 01434 633 100,


On a bowl
These Dassie nibble bowls in mushroom, fennel and beetroot are good for olives, hummus and earrings… whatever! £12.99 each at Pure Knead, Park View, Whitley Bay, NE26 3RH, tel 07964 864181,

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