Five Easy Gourmet Meals to Cook for Mum on Mother’s Day

Making a special meal for your mum on Mother’s Day is a tradition and we have five delicious gourmet meals that are easy to prepare and are sure to impress and delight her. And if you are helping your children to prepare a dinner for their mum, these recipes are easy and bursting with flavours.

Make it special by setting the table with a place of honour for mum. Use the fancy linen napkins and the good plates, cutlery, and glasses. Place a vase of flowers in centre of the table, or a single stem on her plate. Make the meal itself (and the clean up afterwards!) part of your Mother’s Day present to make her feel special and appreciated.

Choose from one of the delicious meals below and make your mums day.


1. Maya Kaimal Chicken Tikka Masala

This widely loved North Indian curry is a rich blend of tomato and warming garam masala spices like cumin, cinnamon, and clove. These mild fragrant spices are simmered with chicken for a traditional curry that is sure to be loved by the whole family.

Serves 4

Shopping List

  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 750g boneless, skinless Chicken, cut into 2.5cm cubes.
  • 1 jar of Maya Kaimal Tikka Masala
  • ¼ cup Coriander leaves


  • In a medium-sized covered frypan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the cubed chicken and brown lightly on all sides.
  • Add the Tikka Masala sauce. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes over low heat or until chicken is cooked through. If sauce becomes too thick, add a little water to thin.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve with basmati rice, cauliflower florets, Indian naan or other flatbread.

2. Gordon Rhodes No Hurry Chicken Curry

Gordon Rhodes’ No Hurry Chicken Curry Sauce Mix is packed full of aromatic herbs and authentic spices and will take your mum on a curry adventure!

Incredibly simple to use, all you have to do is add your meat, vegetables and water and let the slow cooker do the rest. This delicious mix is also free from artificial colours, flavourings or preservatives and is also gluten free too. There’s also a slow cooker recipe option on the packet.

Serves 4

Shopping List

  • 1 packet of GR Gourmet No Hurry Chicken Curry Sauce Mix
  • 450g Chicken Breast or Thighs, diced.
  • 450g Sweet Potatoes, peeled and chopped.
  • 2 Red Capsicum chopped or use carrots or beans.
  • 1 Onion, chopped.
  • 400g Tin Diced Tomatoes
  • 200ml Water
  • 175g Fresh Spinach, chopped


  • Heat a teaspoon of cooking oil in a pan, add the onions and diced chicken and fry for 5 mins until browned.
  • Add capsicum, sweet potato and tomatoes and cook for 5 mins.
  • Mix the Curry Sauce sachet with 400ml of water, add to the pan and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Add spinach, stir through, and stand for 5 minutes before serving.

3. Tiberino Italian Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms

This risotto is a wonderful rice with lots of flavour and can be easily cooked in minutes and does not require any additional ingredients. It’s also 100% natural! Simply cook in the pan for a delicious and easy gourmet meal that does not even need you to strain the water! It doesn’t get easier than that!

Serves 3

Shopping List

  • 1 Packet of Tiberino One Pot Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 750ml Water


  • Place 750ml of water in non-stick frypan or saucepan.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Add the contents of the Tiberino Pack and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Cover and cook until most of the water has absorbed (about 18 minutes)
  • Serve and season as required. Garnish with flat Italian parsley or rosemary, sautéed mushrooms and parmesan cheese.

4. Kangaroo Island Olives, Basil and Tomato Pizza

Home-made pizzas are the best and this flavour combination using fresh basil and tomato and topped with the finest olives from Kangaroo Island is a winning combination your mum is going to love.

Serves 2

Shopping List

  • 1 Pizza Base (make or buy)
  • 1 Kangaroo Island Olives Kalamata Olives 185g
  • 1 Bunch of Basil
  • 1 La Russolillo Italian Tomato Passata 330g
  • 2 Truss Tomatoes
  • 1 ball of fresh Mozzarella


  • Brush a layer of the Italian Passata over the Pizza base
  • Thinly slice the Tomato and evenly spread over base.
  • Thinly slice the fresh Mozzarella and spread slices over pizza base.
  • Squeeze the Kangaroo Island Olives until pip comes out and then spread olives over pizza.
  • Cook the pizza in the oven at (245C) for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Pick the Basil from the bunch and sprinkle over pizza and serve.

5. Tiberino Italian Risotto with Lemon Zest

Inspired by Ravello City, the zesty fragrance of lemon oils makes this a delicious easy meal to prepare for mum on Mother’s Day. This one pot meal is 100% natural with no artificial flavours, colours, or preservatives.

Serves 3

Shopping List

  • 1 x Packet of Tiberino one pot Risotto with Lemon Zest
  • 2 x Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 750ml Water


  • Add 750ml of water to a non-stick saucepan.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Add the contents of the Tiberino Package and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Cover and cook until most of the water has absorbed (about 18 minutes)
  • Serve and season as required. Garnish with grilled asparagus, rosemary, lemon wedges and parmesan

Browse our Gourmet Food range for these gourmet meal simmer sauces, risottos, and olives. Available 24/7 with free shipping for purchases over $60.

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