9 (gorgeous) new books that will make the perfect Mother's Day present
Mother's Day is only around the corner, and if you are not sure what to tell your other half when he starts asking what to get you, fear not, mama – we got you.
These new books are not only filled with lovely recipes, images and great advice, they will also look super-chic displayed on your coffee table too.
Win-win, we say.
1. Eat Happy
We have long since been fans of the Hemsley (as in Hemsley + Hemsley) sisters and their gorgeous, healthy food and cooking, and now Melissa has a brand, spanking new book out, featuring supermarket ingredients, simple methods, and tips and tricks to make no-fuss great food.
Perfect to make sure you eat healthy and happy all week through. We especially love her simple, healthier versions of all our takeaway favourites.
Eat Happy, £12, Amazon.co.uk
2. Morning, Noon, Night
If you love interiors, food and chic hotels, well, then we think you are going to love the new Morning, Noon, Night book from the people behind the Soho House hotels across the globe.
The 300-page, cloth-bound book invites readers behind the scenes at the Houses– taking you through the day from the second you wake up to the moment you go to bed, with tips on anything from how to make a tasty vegan breakfast and creating the perfect bedroom, with plenty of gorgeous new imagery along the way.
Morning, Noon, Night, £20, Amazon.co.uk
3. The Scandinavian Home
Scandinavia is famous for its distinctive style: homes are pared-back and simple, and form and function are combined to create aesthetically pleasing and practical interiors. Scandinavians are inspired by light, and this book is chock-a-block with gorgeous and inspiring Scandi homes – pretty much enough to make us want to up sticks and move north.
The Scandinavian Home, £20, Amazon.co.uk
4. Eat Pretty Every Day
Pretty and clever, we love this new nutrition know-how bible, showing you how to eat for health and beauty.
Organised by the four seasons, the readings explore every aspect of what it means to eat pretty, offering simplified nutritional science, seasonal recipes, motivating goals and challenges, self-care exercises, and uplifting "mealtime mantras."
Eat Pretty Every Day, £11, Amazon.co.uk
5. Worn In New York
Fashion-obsessed? Then this book is a must in your collection, mama.
This collection of short stories by famous New Yorkers sees them share which item of clothing they associate with the Big Apple. Worn in New York offers a contemporary cultural history of the city―its changing identity, temper, and tone, and its irrepressible vitality – and you'll want to display it right on your coffee table.
Worn In New York, £16, Amazon.co.uk
6. The Palestinian Table
Middle Eastern cuisine is having a moment, for sure, and in The Palestinian Table, Reem Kassis weaves together a tapestry of personal anecdotes, local traditions, and historical context, sharing with home cooks her collection of delicious, easy-to-follow recipes that range from simple breakfasts and speedy salads to celebratory dishes fit for a feast.
The Palestinian Table, £16, Amazon.co.uk
7. Feed Your Face
You are what you eat, sure we all know that by now – and in Feed Your Face, dermatologist Jessica Wu shares the secrets to transforming your skin from the inside out.
Feed Your Face is an easy-to-use, 28-day diet plan that will help you banish blemishes, wipe out wrinkles, shed unwanted pounds and generally feel better - in your clothes and in your skin.
Feed Your Face, £10, Amazon.co.uk
Not only pretty to look at, this life-changing book will transform your approach to clutter and tidying-up so that getting and staying organised is easy and you get the maximum space, functionality and joy out of your home.
If clutter has a tendency to build up in your home, this book will show you how an organised home will give you the energy and motivation to create the life you want and move on from whatever is holding you back.
Organised, £13, Amazon.co.uk
9. Cuba: The Cookbook
Get ready for an explosion in taste, colour and culture – this is a cookbook that will make you happy just by looking at it.
Cuba: The Cookbook, £30, Amazon.co.uk