Mother's Day: How about a scrumptious brunch for your mom to enjoy?
Set up a video chat
If your mom misses seeing everyone together, set up a video call with family and friends. House Party, WhatsApp and Microsoft Teams are all apps that allow you to set up video calls with many people.
Create a brunch meal
French toast is one of the most fool-proof brunch recipes that’s built on the basis of two main ingredients, eggs and bread. They can also be dressed up to impress using ingredients that can be found in the fridge.
Gourmet baked French Toast
1 cups whole milk
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
½ tsp kosher salt
4-5 croissants torn into pieces (brioche, Challah, French loaf or any other white, thick cut bread will do)
½ cup raspberry jam
½ cup fresh berries
¼ cup syrup, plus more to serve
1½ cup heavy cream (whipped)
Grease a baking dish with butter and set aside. Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl then whisk in the milk, vanilla extract, and salt. Add the croissant pieces to the custard mixture and toss well.
Place in baking dish and cover with cling wrap to rest in fridge for 45 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 175°C.
Dollop the jam and arrange the fresh blueberries between pieces of croissant and over the top, and drizzle with syrup.
Bake for about 30-35 minutes until golden.
Serve with the gently whipped cream and a dusting of powdered sugar.
What’s brunch without the drinks?
If you haven’t got a bottle of bubbly stashed away for a special occasion, no problem. You don’t need booze to make a thirst-quenching cocktail.
Rosemary Pear Spritz @charlottesyoga_
3 tablespoons of pear juice
1/2 bottle or sparkling water
Crushed ice to serve
Break a few leaves off rosemary, rub them in your hand to break the cell walls . This will allow the aroma to get released, add them to your juice and let sit for a few minutes.
Pour pear juice and rosemary mixer into cup.
Add garnish and enjoy.