Do you remember when you burnt your little fingers when mum just baked a fresh tray of your favourite choc chip cookies & you just couldn’t help yourself…even when she told you to wait a little while before you touch them? It’s about time we showed her just how much we appreciate all the times she looks out for us, especially when she cooks us our favourite meals! It’s time to give back & treat mum to a bunch of goodies we know she’ll adore! We’ve listed our Top 5 treats that are are MUST try this Mother’s Day at Criniti’s, buon appetito!
P.S. Don’t forget to show us your Mother’s Day meals on Instagram @crinitis
1. MAMMA ROSA’S MEATBALLS
This meatball recipe has been passed down through generations of Criniti women & has NEVER disappointed. Named after Mamma Rosa herself, our meatballs will fill your heart & stomach with nothing but love. These juicy meatballs smothered in rich napoletana sauce & melted mozzarella will make you feel right at home.
PRO TIP:Toasted Italian bread is PERFECT to dip in that rich napoletana sauce.
Mamma Rosa’s Meatballs: $18.9
2. DOUBLE STACK MAPLE PANCAKES
These decadent, heavenly pancakes are a nostalgic reminder of those early Saturday mornings where Mum would cook you up a storm! They are light as air & served w/ maple syrup, butter, vanilla gelato & Criniti’s mascarpone cream.
Maple Pancakes: Available from our all day breakfast menu $16.9
3. ZUCCHINI FLOWERS
An Italian classic & one of our absolute favourites! Our zucchini flowers are encased in a light crispy batter, filled with creamy goat’s cheese & are sure to get mum super excited to dig in!
Zucchini Flowers: $24.9
4. RAFFAELA’S FRIED TOAST
I mean…when you see the words “fried toast” how can you say no? Mum is not to worry about the calorie count on her special day so bring on the sweet treats! Our take on the classic french toast is a Criniti’s family recipe; fried Italian bread topped w/ caramelised banana, served w/ hot butterscotch sauce & Criniti’s mascarpone cream.
Raffaela’s Fried Toast: Available from our all day breakfast menu $16.9
4. BANANA SPLIT
A true classic with a Criniti’s twist! Vanilla gelato, Criniti’s mascarpone cream & candied crushed nuts, topped with hot choc milk fudge, chocolate chips & butter biscuit crumble. You definitely don’t have to split this one, mum deserves her own!
Banana Split: $17.9
“MOTHERS HOLD THEIR CHILDREN’S HANDS FOR A SHORT WHILE, BUT THEIR HEARTS FOREVER.”