Mei Lin, chef/owner Nightshade, Los Angeles, US
If your mother loves fresh fish, go for chef Mei Lin's whole butterflied branzino topped with a punchy Sichuan chilli paste, chive ginger sauce and fresh aromatic herbs. The dish is the perfect expression of the Nightshade chef/owners' ability to elevate classic Asian dishes.
Green Lasagna Bolognese
Simili Sisters, chef/teacher, Bolgona, Italy
If comfort food speaks volumes, try this exclusive authentic recipe for a deep and delicious perfectly baked green lasagna bolognese from Italy's beloved Simili sisters, the masters of home-cooked Italian specialities. For this one, you'll need to whip up a ragù, béchamel and homemade green pasta.
Finish on a high note and take your pick of two very different, easy, yet equally impactful desserts.
Perfect Chocolate Mousse
Nina Métayer, Pastry Chef, France
Go all out with a timeless classic and make an unforgettable rich, creamy and altogether decadent chocolate mousse, with top tips shared by French pastry chef Nina Métayer.
Baked Plantain with Bee Pollen, Raw Cacao and Wild Honey Ice Cream
Stephanie Audet, chef-owner, Senhor Uva, Lisbon, Portugal
Or, try an unusual vegan plantain and homemade wild honey ice cream dessert, courtesy of chef Stephanie Audet, who runs a natural food, wine bar, and boutique in Lisbon, Portugal.